JFS is a comprehensive human service agency committed to strengthening lives throughout Greater Kansas City. Our programs are anchored in core Jewish values that honor community and caring for one another while serving people of all faiths – one person, one family at a time.
Below are links to JFS media sources. Please contact the Director of Marketing for additional information.
Local News Coverage:
JFS Agency Overview | Friends of the Family 2021 (Vimeo) | Friends of JFS Newsletter – Fall 2020 | Friends of JFS Newsletter – Fall 2019 | Friends of JFS Newsletter – Spring 2019 | Friends of JFS Newsletter – Summer 2018 | Harvesters’ 2018 Agency of the Year (pdf) | Agency Video (Youtube)
From our Blog
February Volunteer of the Month – Ellen Portnoy | Therapist Spotlight: Katie Dalbey, LCSW, LSCSW | January Volunteer of the Month – Robert Simmons | 2021 Volunteers of the Month Recognition | Susie Hurst retires after 35 years with Jewish Family Services | December Volunteers of the Month – Renée Polsky Silver, Larry Silver, Nathan, Lainey and Sophie Silver | Missed the JFS Virtual Speaker Series? Watch Recordings Now | February Spreads 2,982 Pounds of Love in KC | Jet-Express Celebrate 10 Years of Driving | Missouri Brookside office | Food Pantry Expansions | YouBeYou for Teens | Disability Services Program
Articles from the KC Jewish Chronicle
JFS welcomes new director of marketing & communications | Jewish Family Services hires new volunteer manager | Three local families have welcomed “Priya babies” since December | JFS client pays it forward as volunteer (Robert Simmons volunteer profile) | JFS food pantry offers more donation opportunities for January | Susie Hurst Retires After 35 Years With Jewish Family Services | Polsinelli spreads holiday cheer through JFS project | Jewish Family Services names the Polsky family its volunteers of the month | Jewish Family Services provides essential support for those facing challenges | Jewish Family Services volunteers named as 70 over 70 honorees | Jewish Family Services employee chosen as Ms. Juneteenth 2021 | Jewish Family Services enhances Help@Home program |