Free Forum: History Through the Eyes of Pioneering Families

JFCS will host “Collier County Then and Now: History Through the Eyes of Pioneering Families,” a free forum, on Monday, March 30, 2015, from 2 to 4 p.m. at their Naples Senior Center, 5025 Costello Drive, Naples. The panel discussion, which will be facilitated by Naples journalist Jeff Lytle, features three members of Collier County …

Give Where You Live 30 Supports Expansion of JFCS Senior Center

Naples, FL – 2/17/15 – Help Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida (JFCS) meet the ever-expanding needs of local seniors by participating in the Give Where You Live 30 online fundraising campaign taking place on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. “The JFCS Senior Center opened its doors on January 22, 2014, welcoming 88 seniors …

Harvard Business School Professor to Offer Program for NonProfit Leaders

JFCS and the Harvard Club of Naples have joined together to offer a very special educational program for CEOs and Board Chairs of nonprofit organizations in the greater Naples area.  Co-author of Joining a Non-Profit Board:  What you Need to Know, Professor McFarlan will utilize the Harvard case method to touch upon key issues in …

Naples Florida Weekly: JFCS Meets Grant Challenge

Jewish Family & Community Services is set to expand its senior center this month to 6,800 square feet thanks to grants from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation,Patty and Jay Baker, the Brookedale Foundation and others. Jaclynn Faffer, president and chief executive officer of Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida, announced the organization …

Naples Florida Weekly: “Power Women 2014”

From Naples Florida Weekly: “Whether she’s strategizing a corporate initiative, raising money for a charity, entertaining an audience or responding to her constituents, a power woman’s work is never done. Just ask any of the CEOs, executive directors, philanthropists and public servants who’ve been selected as Florida Weekly’s 2014 Power Women. They come from a …

Naples News Article: JFCS CEO Matriculates to Harvard

Dr. Jaclynn Faffer, CEO and president of the non-profit service organization Jewish Family & Community Services (JFCS), joined more than 140 nonprofit leaders from around the world at the Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management Seminar (SPNM) held at Harvard University last month as part of the Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program. Read the rest …

Naples Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle

“Naples Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle” recently aired a special report on living longer, healthier lives. Click the link below to watch the video highlights and read excerpts. Naples Daily NewsMakers: Panel discusses living longer — and better — lives. – Naples Daily News  

Gulfshore Life Article: “Nowhere To Go”

Why impoverished seniors struggle so hard to find affordable housing in Naples. This is a story about senior who cannot afford their homes, but it’s also a story about two cities in the same place. Click the image to read the article.

WGCU Article: “First Senior Center Opens…”

Dr. Jaclynn Faffer was recently interviewed by journalist Yaritza Lopez of WGCU News to discuss the opening of Collier County’s first Senior Center and why it’s important to fulfill this need in the community. Click the link below to read the article OR to listen to the audio. First Senior Center Opens In Collier County