JFCS Cooking Matters Press Release

JFCS honors Cooking Matters Program Graduates

SARASOTA, Fla. (September 29, 2017) – Thanks to a special federal grant and partnership with All Faiths Food Bank, JFCS recently honored seven Health Family program participants who “graduated” from their six-week Cooking Matters program.    This free program gave participants the opportunity to learn how to prepare healthy meals on a budget for the…

Volunteer Recognition Awards

Volunteer Recognition Brunch

Each year, JFCS of the Suncoast honors individuals for their commitment to community service and for making a difference in the lives of children, families, seniors, veterans and individuals who are effected by a cancer diagnosis. Volunteers are the cornerstone of our organization and provide vital services and support to individuals and families who turn…

Family Celebration

Family Celebration Luncheon

Be our guest for lunch and celebrate the achievements of families, children, seniors, veterans who turn to JFCS for help. You will hear from individuals who have been clients of diverse programs at JFCS of the Suncoast will share their own personal stories, explaining their journeys toward healing and hope and how our services &…

Tribute to Veterans

Tribute to Veterans

The Tribute to Veterans Service to Community Awards Luncheon is a special event sponsored by JFCS to honor local veterans who inspire patriotism, provide service to others, and offer hope to veterans.Recipients are selected from a pool of candidates nominated by local veterans’ service organizations and non-profit agencies. Attendees are asked to bring donations of…

Celebrity Chefs - 14th Annual

Celebrity Chefs

The Annual Celebrity Chefs held at The Resort at Longboat Key Club offers several events throughout the day.  An optional Golf Challenge featuring a scramble format is held on the Islandside Golf Course followed by the featured Celebrity Chefs Food & Wine Tasting, auction, live music all held “Under the Tent.”  This casual food and…

Gala 2017

Gala

The JFCS Gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota is the signature event of the Season, and features a performance by the Sarasota Orchestra. A cocktail reception kicks off this very elegant evening, followed by a formal dinner. The programs and services of JFCS are highlighted in the event’s theme, décor and music. JFCS Gala – People Who…

Nancy Schlossberg - Legacy Awards Speaker

Legacy Awards

The Annual Legacy Awards Luncheon recognizes individuals who generously donate their time, talent and treasures to help the most vulnerable members of our community overcome life’s challenges and become self-sufficient.   Three prestigious awards are featured at this luncheon: Sidney J. Berkowitz Building Community Award recognizes continued, outstanding voluntary service to the community reflecting improvement of…