Judy Moss: A Life Filled with “Firsts”
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • IRA Gifts
  • Named Funds
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Brooklyn-born and Vassar-educated nonagenarian Judy Moss believes that, in many ways, she has always been “a woman ahead of her time.”  Over the course of her career she was a pioneer in the male-dominated computer information systems realm.  Each time she left one place of employment, which included stints at Port of New York Authority, Revlon, and General Electric, she was offered a more advanced position at the next.  She came to California because Lockheed encouraged her to leave New York.  To fill in some spare time Judy decided to enter the political arena, becoming one of 18 candidates, including… Read More

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2019
Norman and Adrienne Schlossberg: Paying It Forward
  • Named Funds
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Norman Schlossberg attributes his success in the insurance industry to his empathetic ear for people in crisis.  He was no stranger to the devastating effects of illness on a family. “I have seen a lot of life people shouldn’t see,” says Norm of his Brooklyn childhood.  His older sister developed diabetes at 12 and died prematurely—at 47. Norm’s mother died of a stroke at 38, six months after his bar mitzvah. One of the bright spots for Norm during these times of loss was summer camp.  When Norm and his wife, Adrienne, decided to create a Named Fund at JFCS,… Read More

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2019
Morris Family
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Named Funds
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“JFCS is an organization that I have been fortunate to participate in with my children and grandchildren. Through our donor advised fund and our “Morris Family Endowment Fund” for children and seniors our family is confident that JFCS is providing important services for our community – one individual or family at a time.” – Natalie-Ann Morris, Marin County  … Read More

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2019
Phyllis Friedman’s Support for the Community Runs Deep
  • Named Funds
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For JFCS friend Phyllis Friedman, support of the agency and the community runs in her blood.Her mother, Eleanor Haas Koshland, was the inspiring first female president of the Jewish Family Service Agency (now JFCS), and her father, Daniel Koshland, was a founder of the San Francisco Foundation.  Her late husband, Howard, an architect, designed the rebuilt Jewish Home in San Francisco and served as its board president. Looking back upon many decades of philanthropy and civic involvement, Phyllis, who established the Phyllis Friedman Endowment Fund for Children and Families at JFCS, attributes her concerns for family issues and social needs… Read More

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2019
Nancy Epstein: A Volunteer’s Passion and Dedication
  • Bequests
  • Named Funds
  • Other Legacies
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“She only wanted to get out of the house.”  That simple declarative has become a mantra to JFCS donor and volunteer Nancy Epstein—and it clearly and succinctly explains why she has committed her time, energy, and resources to JFCS’ Palliative Care Program. Some years back Nancy regularly shuttled between the Bay Area and Los Angeles to care for her mother, Elaine Epstein, an advanced Alzheimer’s patient.  As Nancy was leaving her mother’s house one day to run an errand, her mother begged to go along for the ride. “I told her, ‘No, no, there’s no need for you to come.  … Read More

Posted by Admin on June 10, 2019
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