Volunteer Spotlight: Carole Goldberg, Linda Goodman, Melanie Fadel, Dara Cohen and Patsy O’Brien

The JFCS Food Pantry is a vital resource available for JFCS clients. Thanks to the generosity of people throughout the community, our volunteers process more than 80 thousand pounds of food per year, which helps to feed more than 150 people each month. This service would be impossible without volunteers like Carole Goldberg, Melanie Fadel, Linda Goodman, Dara Cohen and …

Making Passover a Community Mitzvah

Written by Amber Fuller, JFCS Engagement and Social Media Intern It’s time to get ready for Passover Louisville! With Passover just a few weeks away, Jewish families are busy getting ready for Seder meals and special Kosher for Passover foods. The Mcmahan Kroger is widely known for having the largest kosher selection in Louisville, but the Prospect, Holiday Manor Krogers …

First Ever JFCS Purim Scavenger Hunt- A Smashing Success!

  Written by Kim Toebbe, Volunteer Coordinator at JFCS Many thanks to all those who worked to make the maiden voyage of the JFCS Supermarket Scavenger Hunt at Prospect Kroger a big success. Families, including: The Meerons, The Klings, The Shaikuns and The Yoffes wore their cutest costumes, solved clues and shopped to benefit the food pantry. A Kroger staff …

Family, career services open to all

Judy Freundlich, Guest Contributor This article was originally published by the Courier-Journal on March 8, 2017 online and in the print edition on March 13, 2017. It’s no surprise that with the baby boomer generation now reaching retirement age and older, the senior population in this country is quickly expanding, impacting the workforce, the senior services industry and more. It is …

July Food Pantry Needs

Food Pantry Suggestions for July 1 lb bags of rice Spaghetti sauce Crackers  Cookies Shampoo Mayonnaise We are only able to accept items that are in their original packaging and within their noted expiration dates. Contact Kim Toebbe for more information.  

August Food Pantry Needs

  Food Pantry Suggestions for August Cold Cereal Mayo, Ketchup & Mustard Snack Bars Cookies Candy Mayonnaise We are only able to accept items that are in their original packaging and within their noted expiration dates. Contact Kim Toebbe for more information.  

September Food Pantry Needs

Food Pantry Suggestions for September Cold Cereal Spaghetti Sauce Chunky Soups Mayonnaise Salad Dressing Toilet Paper We are only able to accept items that are in their original packaging and within their noted expiration dates. Contact Kim Toebbe for more information.  

November Food Pantry Needs

Food Pantry Suggestions for November Every Thanksgiving, JFCS provides food baskets of donated goods for families in need. Monetary donations may also be made to the Sonny & Janet Meyer Family Food Pantry Fund.Thank you for supporting families in our community this holiday season! The food pantry is in need of the following Thanksgiving food items: * Stuffing mix * Mash potatoes …