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BeyondMe

A unique opportunity to learn about how you can be a change maker in our community! Join us for the launch of Sarasota’s young philanthropists society, BeyondMe. Your presence and input are requested as we launch this transformative initiative. Michael’s Wine Cellar July 16 — 7-9pm Come and join us for food, live music, and…

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Homeless Veterans Stand Down

HOMELESS VETERANS STAND DOWN Saturday, April 28, 2018 • 8:00am – 12:00pm Registration closes at 11:30am Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County 2200 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota Please bring ID if available (VA card or DD-214) SERVICES: • Help with accessing VA benefits & services • Criminal/civil legal services • Housing assistance for homeless vets…

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Giving Challenge

Join us at JFCS for a Kids’ Yoga + Cooking class as part of our Giving Challenge 2018 event! #BeeTheOneJFCS Register for the event here. Kids’ Yoga will be facilitated by instructors from Pineapple Yoga Studio. This event is free of charge, but you are welcome to make a donation on May 1-2 Noon to Noon to…

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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…

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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 &…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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