JFS Perspectives

Donor Spotlight: Jay and Kim Morse

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Donor Spotlight: Jay and Kim Morse

There are so many ways you can give to Jewish Family Service! One easy way is to set up a monthly recurring gift. We spoke with Jay and Kim Morse who support JFS in this way to find out why they chose this method of giving. Jay is an inside sales representative for Haynes Mechanical Systems and Kim is a senior account manager with Ready Talk.  

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Donor Spotlight: Community Gardeners

Monday, March 06, 2017
Donor Spotlight: Community Gardeners

At JFS, we are dedicated to offering more fresh options to the 1,000 clients who use the Weinberg Food Pantry every month. What’s better than fresh produce? Locally grown fruits and vegetables! 

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Bags Full of Hope: A New Kind of Food Drive

Monday, February 20, 2017
Bags Full of Hope: A New Kind of Food Drive

The Weinberg Food Pantry at Jewish Family Service has launched a new program that makes it simple to donate food to help the hungry in our community. 

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Thank You for Making the Holidays Bright for Nearly 700 People!

Friday, January 06, 2017
Thank You for Making the Holidays Bright for Nearly 700 People!

Last month, many generous individuals, organizations, and corporations collected holiday gifts for JFS clients through our Bright Holidays program. We restructured the program this year to adjust to changing client needs. The ways people could provide gifts this year were:
 

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“Yana! A Farewell Celebration” Raises Record $1.2 Million

Thursday, December 15, 2016
“Yana! A Farewell Celebration” Raises Record $1.2 Million

Yana's Family on Red CarpetNearly 600 guests, dressed to the nines, walked the red carpet at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center to pay tribute to retiring JFS president and CEO Yana Vishnitsky. Attendees mingled while enjoying cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and upbeat entertainment by the glamorous Spinphony string quartet. “Cossack” dancers led everyone into the Centennial Ballroom for an elegant family-style seated dinner.  

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Thank You to Colorado Gives Day Supporters!

Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Thank You to Colorado Gives Day Supporters!

Thank you to all of our generous supporters who gave yesterday for Colorado Gives Day! We are grateful to the 280 donors who contributed nearly $56,000

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We are Thankful for YOU!

Friday, December 02, 2016
We are Thankful for YOU!

On any given day, people from about 50 households visit the JFS Weinberg Food Pantry (on the three days per week the pantry is open). However, last Tuesday and Wednesday when we distributed our annual Thanksgiving meal packages, we served nearly triple that number!  

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Jewish Family Service and Charles Schwab: A First Date?

Friday, November 04, 2016
Jewish Family Service and Charles Schwab: A First Date?

Guest blog post by Jennifer Kraft, JFS Development Committee Member  

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Donor Spotlight: Julian Izbiky

Thursday, September 01, 2016
Donor Spotlight: Julian Izbiky

Julian Izbiky, owner of Izbiky & Associates PLLC, has donated his time and financial support to Jewish Family Service (JFS) in numerous ways over the past four years. We spoke with him to learn more about his dedication to the agency and why he chooses to contribute to JFS.  

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Donor Spotlight: Mindy Levy Peckar

Friday, July 01, 2016
Donor Spotlight: Mindy Levy Peckar

Mindy Levy Peckar, vice president of J & B Building Company, has donated her time and financial support to Jewish Family Service (JFS) in numerous ways over the past five years. We spoke with her to learn more about her dedication to the agency and why she chooses to contribute to JFS.  

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