Press Releases

 

Welcoming Afghan Refugees to Tampa Bay

Welcoming Afghan Refugees to Tampa Bay

Gulf Coast JFCS Welcoming Afghan Refugees to Tampa Bay As a continuation of our commitment to resettling Refugees fleeing their home countries due to persecution and violence, Gulf Coast is welcoming the arrival of Afghan refugees to our Tampa Bay community following...

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Community Hero Award

Community Hero Award

Bill & Sally Israel honored The Lightning honored Bill & Sally Israel as the 19th Community Heroes this season. See the press releases and videos below. Bill & Sally Israel Honored as Lightning Community Heros Video: Lightning Community Hero...

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Three-year program helps bilingual students

Three-year program helps bilingual students

The students at Reddick Elementary School are taking part in a Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services program that provides tutoring and homework assistance, yoga, and behavior classes for kindergarten to third-grade bilingual students. VIDEO: Fox 13 News...

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Gulf Coast JFCS Heart Gallery Angels in Adoption Honoree

Gulf Coast JFCS Heart Gallery Angels in Adoption Honoree

U.S. Representative Charlie Crist of the Florida Congressional Coalition Celebrates the Heart Gallery of Pasco and Pinellas as an Angels in Adoption® Honoree To Be Recognized at National Virtual Event in 2020.  Representative Charlie Crist will celebrate the Heart...

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Database Breach Announcement

Database Breach Announcement

Gulf Coast JFCS was recently informed of a data security breach of its’ cloud-based data management vendor, Blackbaud www.Blackbaud.com. Upon completing our own due diligence on this situation, our highest priority is to relay what we know to our friends and...

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Database Breach Announcement

Gulf Coast JFCS GAFA After-School Program

Gulf Coast JFCS’s Good Afternoon Friends & Amigos (GAFA) Program Uses Mindfulness, Yoga to Help Students “The program is just one of several programs we have to help children in Tampa Bay,” says Sandra Braham, CEO and president at Gulf Coast JFCS. The program was...

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Database Breach Announcement

Gulf Coast JFCS Announces New Leadership Appointments

Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services has announced three key appointments to its leadership staff. “These leadership changes strengthen Gulf Coast JFCS delivery of critical services to our community including enhancing outreach to assist the needs of...

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Database Breach Announcement

Gulf Coast JFCS Announces New Board Members and Officers

“We are pleased to have a great group of volunteer leaders who have made a commitment to support our work and drive the strategic direction of the agency and its programs which serve more than 30,000 Floridians annually,” noted Dr. Sandra Braham, President and CEO of...

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Database Breach Announcement

Coronavirus

We understand the growing concern surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) across our communities, and our hearts go out to all those who have been impacted. In response to the Executive Order set by Governor De Santis, Gulf Coast JFCS has activated it’s Emergency Response...

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