First Clients of the Day!

With spring comes some new visitors – Mallard ducks! These guys have been hanging around our doors this week, and they are very cheerful to have around 🙂 See if you can spot them next time you come to JFCS – maybe at the Family Mitzvah on Sunday!

Family Mitzvah Passover Event

If you’re looking for a great way to spend this Sunday (March 27), the next Family Mitzvah Event celebrating Passover will be held here at JFCS from 1:30 to 3 p.m. – you can see last year’s event above! Families are asked to bring a donation to the JFCS Food Pantry and to help organize the Passover food bags for …

Staff Interviews: Helen Hord

We talk with Helen Hord, Case Manager, this week! She tells us all about the HOP (HomeCare Opportunities Program) and how it offers opportunities not only to the Older Adults that it assists, but to the younger aides that HOP trains. You can find out more about becoming a HomeCare Aide at our homepage!

Super Springtime Friday Updates!

Just look at those baby leaves – spring has finally arrived in Louisville! Here at JFCS, that means things are busier than ever. We’re getting ready for MOSAIC and Golf (as you read yesterday!), and it seems like every department has new things cooking. It doesn’t help that the weather is gorgeous and everyone here wants to be out enjoying …

Get ready for Summer with JFCS!

JFCS’ big annual events are now available ONLINE! This year we have made it possible for you to buy your tickets to the MOSAIC Awards, as well as to register for the Republic Bank Golf Tournament (or to become a sponsor) straight from our website. You can get ready for summer now without ever leaving your computer! The MOSAIC Awards …

Websites for Micro-Entrepreneurs!

Today’s article written by Griffin Cottle, Business Development VISTA As part of JFCS’s continuing efforts to promote each of the small businesses that we work with–whether they’re just starting out or getting ready to expand–the Center for Enterprise Development is announcing a new service to help market all of our micro-entrepreneurs: assistance in developing your own website, with professional logos …

Sweet Symphonies with the "Evening of Music"!

Today’s post written by Shelley Kahn, Volunteer Coordinator! The “Evening of Music” at Temple Shalom last week on Sunday, Feb 27th was a huge success!! The 5 members from the Louisville Orchestra performed beautifully, with a fabulous selection of pieces. Over $2,000.00 was collected for the JFCS Food Pantry Fund and 3 cars were filled to the brim with non-perishable …

Staff Interviews: Shelley Kahn

This week we get to talk with Shelley Kahn, our Volunteer Coordinator! She is a busy lady, but she always has a smile for everyone…check out what she had to say! Please introduce yourself, and what you do here at JFCS. My name is Shelley Z. Kahn and my official title is Volunteer Coordinator and in addition to running the …

JFCS Offers Support for Caregivers

If you’re a caregiver, you’re not alone. A recent study by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP found that 4.4 million Americans age 18 or older are providing unpaid care to an adult. That would amount to approximately $257 billion per year in paid care. Caregiver services can go on for a brief period or for a lifetime, with …

Out-of-town Clients!

Today’s blog written by Bob Tiell, Director of Career Services. A couple of weeks ago, JFCS worked with a gentleman who came in from Florida to go through our career services. His aunt referred him to us inasmuch as we had worked with other family members over the years. This gentleman is in his mid thirties, and he’s had some …