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JFCS Adopt-a-Family Program Milestones 270 local children receive gifts valued at more than $26,000

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 1, 2019) –  The 2018 holiday season was made a lot brighter for 270 children thanks to the generosity from more than 80 donors who donated over $26,000 in gifts and cash.  In total, 75 families, including 270 children, were adopted, making 2018 a milestone season for JFCS’ annual Adopt-a-Family program, which…

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Gulf Coast Community Foundation awards JFCS community grant for fundraising, cultural and volunteer event programs

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2018) — The Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently awarded JFCS of the Suncoast a $10,000 community grant to support the organization’s fundraising, cultural and volunteer recognition programs. The funds will be specifically directed toward five JFCS events and volunteer support programs, including the annual JFCS Celebration, BeyondMe networking events, Celebrity Chefs,…

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Harvard 100 – JFCS’ Heidi Brown joins prominent group of Executive Education Alumni to drive high impact social change on a local level

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 10, 2018) – Marking a new age and vision for the non-profit sector whereby organizations work toward driving high impact social change on a local level, JFCS of the Suncoast CEO Heidi Brown was recently selected to participate in one of the Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Executive Education programs, Performance Measurement for…

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JFCS announces 2018 Board of Directors

Sarasota, Fla. (March 2, 2018) – Rich Segall and Joe Mendels, newly appointed JFCS of the Suncoast Board of Directors’ Co-Chairs, are sharing the leadership role for the 2018 Board of Directors. Additional executive board members include Vice Chairs Shaun Benderson, Lauren Fineman and Eric Kaplan; Secretary Scott Levine; and Treasurer Karin Grablin. The board…

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JFCS honored with first-ever American Psychological Association accredited internship program

APA recognition marks second milestone for JFCS in one year, including a perfect score from the National Council of Accreditation SARASOTA, Fla. (January 22, 2018) – As further testimony to JFCS of the Suncoast’s leadership and longstanding commitment to excellence in all facets of its community outreach, education and support services, JFCS was recently honored…

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