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JFCS honors Cooking Matters Program Graduates

SARASOTA, Fla. (September 29, 2017) – Thanks to a special federal grant and partnership with All Faiths Food Bank, JFCS recently honored seven Health Family program participants who “graduated” from their six-week Cooking Matters program.    This free program gave participants the opportunity to learn how to prepare healthy meals

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JFCS achieves perfect score from Council on Accreditation

As testimony to the JFCS leadership and longstanding commitment to excellence in all facets of its community outreach and support services, JFCS of the Suncoast recently achieved a perfect score from the Council on Accreditation.  The accreditation process, which takes place every four years, involved careful review of all JFCS

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Celebrity Chef 2017 Auction Now Open

The 13th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food & Wine Tasting and Golf Challenge takes place at The Resort at Longboat Key Club. Featuring cuisine from over 24 local restaurants, mobile bidding, a live band, photo booth, and more! Golf Challenge 11:30am Food & Wine Tasting 6:00-8:30pm Advance Registration Required — Tickets

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Jewish Family and Children’s Service taps Brown as new CEO

Jewish Family and Children’s Service taps Brown as new CEOSARASOTA, Fla. — The Jewish Family and Children’s Service of the Suncoast, Inc. (, the multi-county premier multi-function social service nonprofit, has selected Heidi Brown as its new CEO. Brown, formerly the CEO of Aviva (previously Kobernick-Anchin-Benderson), has a thorough and

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Giving Challenge 16 was AMAZING! THANK YOU for your support!

New Home for our Cancer Support & Wellness Program We are pleased to announce that the therapeutic classes, recovery programs and support groups offered through the JFCS Cancer Support & Wellness Program have a new centralized home…at the newly renovated space at Temple Beth Sholom. When the Center for Building

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