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 …

Unflappable Friday Updates!

Man, this has been a crazy month for the Agency. We’ve just wrapped the latest MOSAIC Awards – our biggest event of the year! On top of that, we had our annual meeting this week, as well as the first-ever Small Business Showcase. No time to take a breather though, because our Golf Event with the JCL is coming right …

Flapjack Fundraiser Gathers an Early Morning Crowd

The 3rd annual JFCS Pancake Breakfast took place on Sunday, August 7th at Applebee’s on Taylorsville Rd. More than 30 volunteers and 250+ pancakes later, thousands of dollars were collected to benefit the JFCS Janet and Sonny Food Pantry Fund. JFCS would like to thank Bonnie Bizer who will be matching dollar for dollar all funds raised for the event. …

Partake in Pancakes!

This Sunday (August 7), starting at 8AM and held at 2225 Taylorsville Road’s Applebees, is JFCS’ Third Annual Pancake Breakfast! Every year we have a great turnout (above, you can see last year’s), and we hope this year is no different. For $5, you can have an all-you-can-eat pancake feast while supporting the Sonny & Janet Meyer Food Pantry. How’s …

Muggy and Stormy Tuesday Updates!

Oh man, this weather in Louisville today – just look at that gloomy view! Nothing like the Ohio River Valley weather to keep you on your toes. If you haven’t seen it yet, our Golf Challenge recap is up on the JFCS homepage. Relive the day, or catch up on what you missed if you couldn’t make it out to …

All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes!

Today’s post brought to us by Shelley Kahn, Volunteer Coordinator! Once again the JFCS Food Pantry Committee is sponsoring the annual “All You Can Eat” Applebee’s Pancake Breakfast benefitting the JFCS Food Pantry. The Breakfast will be held on Sunday, August 7th from 8am to 10am at the Applebee’s at 2225 Taylorsville Rd. (corner of Bardstown Rd and Taylorsville Rd). …

Summer Newsletter

We just wrapped our Summer issue of Seasons, our quarterly newsletter! Be sure to look for it as a supplement to your upcoming issue of Community, or pick up a copy here at the Louis & Lee Roth Family Center. This issue features great articles on our Career Services department, upcoming events, and some great recaps of the Pancake Breakfast …

Pancake Aftermath!

Sunday’s Pancake Breakfast was a great success, and we are still recovering – we served 129 customers in three hours and had a grand old time doing it! Congratulations to Tami Penner who won the door prize, and a thousand thanks to all our hard-working volunteers who made this event run so smoothly. Many more updates to come as we …

Spend This Sunday with Us!

Submitted by Dena Schwartz If you thought that JFCS was a weekday-only sort of place, you were wrong! This week-end, we have two great events. Only one requires a ticket, so consider it two events for the price of one! Do you like pancakes? Do you have your tickets yet? This Sunday is the second annual all-you-can-eat Flapjack Fundraiser, from …