Celebrity Chef Auction Now Open

Celebrity Chef 2017 Auction Now Open

The 13th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food & Wine Tasting and Golf Challenge takes place at The Resort at Longboat Key Club. Featuring cuisine from over 24 local restaurants, mobile bidding, a live band, photo booth, and more! Golf Challenge 11:30am Food & Wine Tasting 6:00-8:30pm Advance Registration Required — Tickets are available for purchase now,…

JFCS Families

JFCS Receives $50,000 Grant for Building Strong Families Program

JFCS received a $50,000 grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation for its Building Strong Families (BSF) Program helping families in the North Port area seeking homelessness-prevention services. The Building Strong Families program, offered in Sarasota and Manatee counties, is a project geared towards keeping families safely housed in their present home by providing financial…

A New Era Begins at JFCS

Stephen Seidensticker to be Officially Named JFCS Board Chairman By: Chad Doritan, JFCS V.P. of Marketing. On Friday, October 7th JFCS will host their Annual Meeting and Volunteer & Donor Recognition Brunch. This year’s ceremony will carry special significance as Joe Mendels will step down as JFCS’s board chair. “Joe Mendels’ passion, dedication, and unwavering…

JFCS to Honor Three Couples at Inaugural Awards Luncheon

On Monday, October 31st JFCS will honor three couples who exemplify the true spirit of giving and performing acts of loving kindness.  The JFCS Inaugural Legacy Awards Luncheon will celebrate and thank community leaders who have tirelessly and continuously worked to empower the most vulnerable among us, leaving a meaningful legacy for generations to come.…