National Foster Care Month

By Morgan Goad May is National Foster Care Month, and every year JFS Connecting Hearts takes this opportunity to raise awareness about the nearly 1,000...

JFS Passover Traditions

By Morgan Goad, Associate Director of Development, Jewish Family Services Many things changed with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic: our work, our social lives,...

JFS spotlights social work interns for National Social Work...

By Morgan Goad Associate Director of Development, Jewish Family Services March is National Social Work Month, and we’re celebrating by highlighting two of our social work...

Gratitude and love warms JFS’ hearts for Lights of Love

By Becki Mann Chief Impact Officer, Jewish Family Services After the holidays are over, we’ve sung Auld Ang Syne, and welcomed a new year, it can...

Adoption Awareness Month Recap

By Morgan Goad, Associate Director of Development, Jewish Family Services November was Adoption Awareness Month, and it’s always the busiest month on JFS Connecting Hearts’...

JFS’ Lights of Love Burn Brighter Every Year

JFS’ Lights of Love burn bigger and brighter with every passing year! It began as an experiment that brought 50 of our neighbors a little...

JFS Connecting Hearts’ Event Connects Fun and Mission

JFS Connecting Hearts’ third annual kick-off event for Adoption Awareness Month returned this year “brew and improved” with a new name and the same...

JFS in the Community

By Morgan Goad Associate Director of Development Jewish Family Services JFS is busy with a number of new and returning community programs this fall! A Hand to...

Lights of Love Lit for a Third Year

We are thrilled to announce that Lights of Love is returning for a third year! The program is designed to help bring holiday warmth...

Caring for an Aging Richmond

An estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day in the U.S. When Boomers get together, conversations often turn to caring for their aging parents,...