Beginning immediately, JFCS of the Suncoast will provide free mental health counseling to any staff of Sarasota County and Manatee County hospitals. The organization is hoping to help healthcare providers with treatment to deal with the emotional burden from the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. Click here to read the
Sarasota Herald Tribune: JFCS of the Suncoast Earns $70,000 in Community Investment Funding from united Way Suncoast
United Way Suncoast’s latest round of community investment funding includes $70,000 for JFCS of the Suncoast’s Employment and Financial Stability Program, an initiative that will employ a case manager to enhance the employability skills of those in need. Click here to read the entire article on Sarasota Herald’s website.
JFCS of the Suncoast’s Camp Mariposa® Sarasota is a year-round addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth ages 9 to 17 who are affected by a family member’s substance use disorder. Click here to read the full article.
The JFCS of the Suncoast has been chosen to participate in the sixth-annual Give65 Event, a 65-hour online fundraising event from July 13-16 exclusively for charitable organizations serving aging adults presented by Home Instead Charities. Click here to read the full article.
Join JFCS of the Suncoast for Beyond Me, a complimentary evening filled with food, fun and self-care, at the Sarasota Yacht Club on Thursday, July 22 from 6pm to 8pm. Mingle with other like-minded individuals igniting their journey into the gratifying world of philanthropy. You’ll also enjoy an intimate discussion
A pop-up COVID-19 vaccination event is scheduled on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. at the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library, 2801 Newtown Blvd., Sarasota. The event is sponsored by the Suncoast Women of Action, the Amaryllis Park Neighborhood Association and JFCS of Suncoast. The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota
JFCS of the Suncoast’s Camp Mariposa, a year-round addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth ages 9 to 17 who are affected by a family member’s substance abuse, is enjoying a successful summer after welcoming back youth in April following 13 months of virtual support because of COVID-19. Click here to read the
The Tempo News: COVID-19 Pop-up Vaccination Event at the betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library
The Suncoast Women of Action, the Amaryllis Park Neighborhood Association and JFCS of the Suncoast are co-hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination event on Saturday, July 24 at the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County will
“We’re well aware of the healthcare disparities that exist within the community and that a lot of folks in the African-American community have not had access to vaccinations like the rest of the community, so we’re trying to help create an incentive to get people vaccinated,” JFCS’s Arthur Lerman said. JFCS offered 50-dollars