Ways You Can Help

As a nonprofit organization, JFCS depends on the support of generous foundations, committed community organizations, dedicated volunteers, businesses, and caring individuals like you.

Join the JFCS Family

Since 1947, JFCS has been supporting individuals and families through difficult life transitions and times of personal crisis. By making a tax-deductible donation to JFCS, you make it possible for us to continue to care for those in need.  To make a difference today, click here.

Make a Gift in Honor or Memory of Someone Special
When you make a gift to JFCS in honor or memory of someone special, you do more than just commemorate an important person or occasion. You also enrich the lives of those who receive life-changing services because of your gift. To make a tribute gift today, click here.

Be a Company That Cares
Savvy business people understand that contributing to the social good is a great investment. When you donate goods, services and financial support to JFCS, you show you’re a socially-conscious company that really cares.  Please contact our Marketing & Development Director, 503.226.7079 ext. 116.

Create a Lasting Legacy
By making a bequest to JFCS, you get to decide what your legacy will be and the kind of impact you will have on the future of our community. To learn more about this most popular form of planned giving, please contact our Marketing & Development Director, 503.226.7079 ext. 116.

Underwrite a Special Project
Whether your interest is Thanksgiving food boxes, the TASK or Partners Disability Services providing counseling to families in crisis, or making sure frail seniors have transportation to medical appointments, your gift to JFCS can help turn your philanthropic vision into reality.  For information about project underwriting or to propose a special project you’d like to fund, please call Marketing & Development Director, 503.226.7079 ext. 116.

Match Your Gift
Want an easy way to double or even triple the impact of your gift? More than 10,000 employers in the United States match the charitable gifts of their employees.  Many companies will even match gifts made by spouses of employees.  So, check to see if your company is one of them and contact Marketing & Development Director, 503.226.7079 ext. 116, – if you need help.

Give Your Time

“The best way to find yourself is to lose
yourself in the service of others.”
 - Gandhi

Reaching out and offering your help can turn out to be the most rewarding “donation” of all. To discover the JFCS volunteer opportunity that’s right for you, sign up to get our volunteer opportunities email or contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 503-226-7079 x133 or email.

Talk About Us
Are you passionate about the work JFCS is doing to help individuals and families in our community? Are you an avid net-worker or enthusiastic public speaker?  Would you be interested in helping get the word out about our programs and services?  If so, please call our Marketing & Development Director, at 503-226-7079 ext.116 to learn how you can become a JFCS Ambassador.

Host a Home Gathering
Do you love to entertain? Like making new friends? Enjoy bringing people together to break bread and discuss their dreams for building a stronger, more caring community? If so, we invite you to use your “Host/Hostess with the Mostest” talents to help members of our community connect, learn about JFCS and explore the great things we could accomplish together. For more information, Marketing & Development Director, 503.226.7079 ext. 116.