Hot Dogs and Bingo- A Hit for the Whole Community

By Robin Ungar On Sunday, March 4, 2018, JFCS and Chabad of KY collaborated on a fundraiser called Hot Dog Bingo for the Pantry. The event was fun and successful by all counts drawing over 30 volunteers and a total of 83 people; a good time was had by all. The fundraiser was so successful that more than $1,000 was …

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 …

Rules of Engagement

Over the past year, our team at Jewish Family & Career Services (JFCS) in Louisville, KY has conducted a deep dive into community engagement best practices. We wanted to be able to answer very specific multigenerational questions that affect our community as well as other mid-size American Jewish communities: How do people become involved in organizations, why do they stay …