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T H E J F C S P E R M A N E N T E N D O W M E N T F U N D U P D AT E

The Power of Your Legacy at Work Each year throughout the Bay Area, 78,000 families, children, and seniors receive help through JFCS.

55,150 delicious and nutritious meals were delivered to

homebound seniors and people with severe illnesses and disabilities.

17,000 seniors lived happier and more vital lives

Help, Give, Receive

JFCS BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRESIDENT Marina Tikhman VICE PRESIDENTS Ian H. Altman Scott C. Kay James Shapiro Luba Troyanovsky TREASURER Richard Segal VICE TREASURER Douglas A. Winthrop SECRETARY Tammy Crown

DIRECTORS Joseph Alouf Lisa Bardin Robert Blum Marci Dollinger David Dossetter Marc Fagel Rob Fram Deborah Hoffman Alex Ingersoll Michael Janis Susan Kolb David Kremer Kerri Lehmann

WINTER 2015

Jan Maisel, MD Mark Menell John F. Sampson Lela Sarnat, PhD Ann Schilling Zoe Schwartz Miriam Sparrow Stephen Swire Robert Tandler

JFCS is a vital organization in our community. Our award-winning programs serve people of all ages and backgrounds. We help parents successfully raise their children. We care for the elderly so that they can live with dignity in their own homes. We support adults so that they are able to face and surmount life’s challenges. We help young people find their way – and so much more.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dr. Anita Friedman

Through your endowment gift you are ensuring that JFCS will be able to help the most vulnerable in our community for generations to come. We have now raised $63 million in pledges and cash toward our Family Matters campaign

through the care JFCS’ Seniors At Home provides.

goal of $100 million. Many of you have included JFCS in your estate plans, and established named funds, charitable gift annuities, and donor advised

1,500 children and adults with disabilities reached their

funds. Thank you! DARYL MESSINGER AND JIM HEEGER

full potential through JFCS’ expert therapy programs.

3,100 families got through a personal crisis and back on their feet with emergency assistance from JFCS.

584 teens participated in Jewish educational programs and received

paid internships, and loans or grants to go to college or study in Israel.

140 women and children who are victims of domestic

through their annual or endowment donations so that we can continue to

ENDOWMENT COMMITTEE Susan Kolb, Chair Carole Breen Harry Cohn Paul Crane Dorfman Nancy Epstein Lynn Ganz Nancy Goldberg Deborah Hoffman

Judy Huret Alex Ingersoll Michael Kaplan Siesel Maibach Daryl Messinger Dr. Raquel Newman Cindy Gilman Redburn Joyce Rifkind

Alison Ross John F. Sampson Lela Sarnat, PhD Harvey Schloss Vera Stein Bonnie Tenenbaum, PhD Marina Tikhman Luba Troyanovsky JFCS PERMANENT ENDOWMENT FUND Barbara Farber, Director

violence and homelessness were helped to start new lives.

Fund for Camp Opens Up Vistas for Jewish Youth

create the strong community that we all want. You are helping to elevate lives and open up opportunities for those who need a helping hand. Help, Give, Receive. Together all of us give real meaning to the word “community”. With gratitude,

Daryl Messinger’s collaboration with Jewish Family and Children’s Services started more than 20 years ago. Shortly after she and Jim Heeger joined Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos in the early 1990s, Daryl quickly heeded the call to service. At that time, Beth Am had partnered with JFCS to help resettle and acculturate emigres from the former Soviet Union and Daryl chaired the congregation’s emigre committee. In 1998, Paul Resnick recruited Daryl onto JFCS’ board of directors and by 1999 Continued inside

By 2020 we expect to reach our goal of a $100 million endowment fund. Your generosity will ensure that our grandchildren and our community will always get the help they need. THANK YOU!

Please act as our ambassadors by encouraging others to support our services

2150 Post Street • P.O. Box 159004 • San Francisco, CA 94115 • 415-449-1200 www.jfcs.org

Our number one priority is investing in the future of Jewish people.... That’s the way we can ensure our gift will pay back into the future. JIM HEEGER

Susan Kolb JFCS Endowment Chair P.S. We hope you enjoy the new look of our Generations publication and that you make sure to check out our new website at www.jfcs.org!

Generations Winter 2015  

Generations – this twice yearly publication honors those who have joined JFCS in building a strong legacy for future generations by supporti...

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