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May 09, 2024

RECAP: The Tasting Experience 2024

RECAP: The Tasting Experience 2024

The Tasting Experience 2024 welcomed over 700 enthusiastic attendees and raised an incredible $400,000 for our nonsectarian Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (IDDS) at JF&CS. Read More

March 29, 2024

Memories Happen at The Tasting Experience

Memories Happen at The Tasting Experience

Enjoying Atlanta’s best restaurants and newest libations in one place is truly an experience; doing it with the people you love is a memory. On May 2, we invite you to make your own special memories with us at The Tasting Experience at the Stave… Read More

March 27, 2024

The "Why" Behind The Tasting Experience

The "Why" Behind The Tasting Experience

We are pleased to announce that this year, ALL of our nonsectarian IDD services will benefit from the proceeds of The Tasting Experience on May 2, 2024, which includes the Zimmerman-Horowitz Independent Living Program (Z-H ILP), our Community Access… Read More

March 01, 2024

Bright Smiles, Brighter Futures

Bright Smiles, Brighter Futures

On March 14, JF&CS will host the inaugural Bright Smiles, Brighter Futures fundraising event benefitting the Ben Massell Dental Clinic. Read More

February 21, 2024

Havinagala Recap + Even More for Young Professionals at JF&CS

Havinagala Recap + Even More for Young Professionals at JF&CS

Havinagala 2024 kicked off the year of Young Professional (YP) opportunities at JF&CS with a party of epic proportions on January 27. Read More

November 22, 2023

The New Era of Havinagala

The New Era of Havinagala

JF&CS’ Havinagala: A Party for PAL has been the event for young professionals in Atlanta for the last 35 years. On January 27, 2024, it enters a new era. Read More

October 02, 2023

Mitzvah Day '23: Fun and Successful!

Mitzvah Day '23: Fun and Successful!

On September 10th, 239 enthusiastic JF&CS volunteers took part in Mitzvah Day. Volunteers of different ages and stages of life filled the agency’s Dunwoody campus and an additional 10 sites across Metro Atlanta — having fun and helping others! Read More

September 28, 2023

Empowering Survivors by Telling Their Stories

Empowering Survivors by Telling Their Stories

Shalom Bayit program's 30th anniversary celebration will center around a play to show the strength of domestic abuse survivors. Read More

September 05, 2023

Honoring the Shalom Bayit Roots

Honoring the Shalom Bayit Roots

In her own words, Wendy Lipshutz, Shalom Bayit Program Director, talks about the four supporters who helped her get the program started three decades ago. Read More

August 03, 2023

Sneak Peek:  Mitzvah Day 2023 is Coming

Sneak Peek: Mitzvah Day 2023 is Coming

JF&CS presents the 21st annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, September 10. The fun-filled day of good deeds is a much-anticipated gathering, connecting like-minded individuals while serving the Atlanta community. Read More

June 27, 2023

Raise Fun and Funds with Lemonade Stands

Raise Fun and Funds with Lemonade Stands

The story behind JF&CS' Lemonade FUNraiser initiative this summer. Read More

June 01, 2023

Tasting Success A True Toast to Jerry

Tasting Success A True Toast to Jerry

On May 4, 2023, The Tasting brought in more than 600 attendees to share in the glorious array of delicious bites from 20 fabulous Atlanta restaurants and caterers. Guests Sip’d, Savor’d, and Splurge’d to raise much needed funds for the nonsectarian… Read More

March 31, 2023

The Legacy of Jerry Horowitz and the Tasting Journey

The Legacy of Jerry Horowitz and the Tasting Journey

JF&CS is busy setting the table for The Tasting, our annual event that raises support for the nonsectarian Zimmerman-Horowitz Independent Living Program. This year's event honors the legacy of program namesake Jerry Horowitz (of blessed memory.)… Read More

February 13, 2023

JF&CS Showcases Horwitz-Zusman Child & Family Center to Community

JF&CS Showcases Horwitz-Zusman Child & Family Center to Community

On January 19, JF&CS hosted an open house for community supporters, school counselors and mental health professionals to share the benefits of their new whole-child, holistic approach to children’s mental health. Read More

February 10, 2023

Havinagala a Hit at Punch Bowl Social

Havinagala a Hit at Punch Bowl Social

On January 28th, the 33rd Annual Havinagala — a Party for PAL — was a huge hit with the more than 300 excited young professional attendees. Read More

January 09, 2023

Havinagala Brings Young Professionals Together for Fun and Fundraising at Punch Bowl Social

Havinagala Brings Young Professionals Together for Fun and Fundraising at Punch Bowl Social

Havinagala, the largest Jewish young adult fundraiser in Atlanta, will take over Punch Bowl Social at The Battery on January 28, 2023, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The event raises funds for JF&CS’s PAL Program, Atlanta’s only Jewish Big Brother/Big… Read More

December 11, 2022

Heartfelt Client Stories Celebrated at Community of Giving

Heartfelt Client Stories Celebrated at Community of Giving

On Nov 29, Giving Tuesday, more than 300 viewers joined JF&CS for a journey into the lives of three clients who had been supported by our services. Hosted by Atlanta media maven, Mara Davis, the event brought the focus back to the client stories… Read More

October 07, 2022

Mara Davis to Host Community of Giving

Mara Davis to Host Community of Giving

Mara Davis will host Community of Giving, JF&CS’ largest fundraiser of the year, November 29. Read More

September 12, 2022

A 'Groovy' Day of Service

A 'Groovy' Day of Service

Mitzvah Day returned September 11, 2022, for a day of service in the Atlanta community, and our volunteers showcased their passion for "giving back" to our community. Read More

November 30, 2021

Community of Giving a Success!

Community of Giving a Success!

Thank you to all who joined us for Community of Giving. More than 400 supporters bought tickets to join us on Tuesday to hear Matt Logelin’s story of heartbreak and resilience. Thank you to Dr. Matthew Bernstein for you thoughtful interview of Matt. Read More