Frank Stein and his partner, Paul May, Give a New Generation the Chance to Bloom
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  • Parenting
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Frank Stein and his life partner, Paul May, drove cross-country to San Francisco in the 1960s to seek their fortunes, knowing that they could live their lives more openly as a gay couple out west. In the years that followed they created an incredible life together and became successful businessmen. Growing up from humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York, Frank understands firsthand how some families struggle. With a generous grant to JFCS’ Parents Place, he and Paul’s success can now help parents, children, teens, and families get the tools and support they need to be their best. | Frank Stein… Read More

Posted by Admin on May 24, 2016
You Can Even the Playing Field for At-Risk Children
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I wanted my son to have the same chances in life as other kids. JFCS made it possible. When a child isn’t off to a good start his future is at risk – and puts stress on the entire family. Sheryl found herself in serious trouble when her son got dropped from preschool for starting fights and disobeying teachers. “I couldn’t find another preschool for Ben and had to take a lot of unpaid time off work. I was behind on rent and started running out of money for food. The stress was overwhelming but I knew we could both… Read More

Posted by Admin on May 10, 2016
Gerald B. Rosenstein: A Fond Farewell to a True Friend
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  • Holocaust
  • Named Funds
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This past year Jewish Family and Children’s Services said goodbye to one of our dearest friends, Jerry Rosenstein. A Holocaust survivor who bravely told his story after decades of silence, a businessman with keen financial acumen, a gay man who cared about human rights, and a generous person who fully gave of himself in service to others, he made an impact on JFCS equally immeasurable and enduring. As a holocaust survivor, Jerry was active in Holocaust education and a solid supporter of the JFCS Holocaust Center. Jerry’s relationship to JFCS dates back to the mid-1980s when he made his first… Read More

Posted by Admin on May 9, 2016
Dr. Larry Hill: Service Leads to Bequest
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  • Volunteers
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One of our most cherished volunteers, Dr. Larry Hill recalls that he first became intimately acquainted with JFCS eight years ago when he picked up a brochure at Congregation Emanu-El after services one evening, called the number on the back, and asked if there was a role for him. His timing could not have been more fortuitous. JFCS’ Redwing Keyssar, the director of our Palliative Care and End of Life program, had just begun asking her contacts if they knew a doctor who could help. At the time the program was still in its planning stages and she saw the… Read More

Posted by Admin on April 9, 2016
New San Francisco Mailing Address
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  • JFCS News
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Jewish Family and Children’s Services has a new mailing address in San Francisco. We have not moved, but if you are mailing anything to our offices in San Francisco, please be sure to use the P.O. Box address that is required by the Post Office. If you send something to our street address, it will not reach us. Mailing Address: Jewish Family & Children’s Services P.O. Box 159004 San Francisco, CA 94115 – Physical Address: The Miriam Schultz Grunfeld Professional Building 2150 Post Street San Francisco, CA… Read More

Posted by Admin on December 31, 2015