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Friends & Families of Distinction

Our invitation to you…

Jewish Family & Children's Service (JFCS) cordially invites you to join our most distinguished groups of donors with membership in the Friends & Families of Distinction society. Friends & Families of Distinction honors and recognizes our most generous benefactors who have made a significant commitment to JFCS. Membership is extended to individuals who make a commitment of $2,500 or more annually.

In exchange for your generosity, you receive the gratification of knowing that your contribution is fueling outstanding programs and services, guaranteeing that essential care and support are extended to individuals of all ages, faiths and backgrounds.

2023 Friends & Families of Distinction

Gifts of $2,500 or more received from January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023.


Irvin Markovitz

$25,000 - $99,999

Carmela and Michael Blank
Estate of Rhoda S. Pack
John Martellini
Barbara Osif-Rousso
Barbara and Barry Zemel

$10,000 - $24,999

Jerome Hirsch
Sandy Hvidberg
Daniel Isard
Cindy Lubin
Nancy and Kevin Rhein
Kenneth Snider
Susan and Paul Stander
Frances and Larry Sucharow

$5,000 - $9,999

Wendy and Ian Ackerman
Jessica and David Barranco
Ann Marie and Dennis Castenfelt
Virginia deKat
Tracy Denmark-Schwimmer and Marc Schwimmer
Diane and John Eckstein
Laurie and Charles Goldstein
Alexandre Gorenstein
Susan and Nestor Guzman
Karen and Jeffrey Lanes
Brooke and James Levy
Debra and William Lewin
Gail and Edward Ober
Karen and Steve Owens
Holly and Jeffrey Packer
Elizabeth Rosen-Ducat
Wade Schrotenboer
Jennifer and Frank Schwartz
Sheila Schwartz
Jennifer and Steven Schwarz
Enid and Michael Seiden
Meghan Shapiro and Dwayne Hunter
Karen and Richard Stark
Rita and Richard Weinstein
Tamara and Victor Zach

$2,500 - $4,999

Sandy Adler
Priscilla and Louis Cohen
Bunny and Irvin Cohen
Terrence Daniels
Florence and Paul Eckstein
Judith and David Efron
Jefford Englander
Dora and Josef Erlich
Betsy and Kenneth Gometz
Leslie and Len Gutman
Scott Harkey
Judy and Stuart Heller
Mimi Horwitz
Stephanie and Frank Jacobson
Lynn and Lawrence Kahn
Carol and Allan Kern
Kris Kratz
Carolyn Krauss
Ellen and Philip Leavitt
Pnina Levine and Alan Gold
Barbara and Ronald Lieberson
Risa Mallin
Cathy and Steve McConnell
Pam and Bruce Meyer
Marcia Meyer
Nancy Jean Okstein
Svetlana Reznikova-Steinway and Matthew Steinway
Shawnee Schwartz
Linda Scott
Carol and Kenneth Seidberg
Paula and Aaron Sherman
Alexis Smith-Schallenberger
Carol and Scott Snyder
Merle and Michael Tarnow
Jolene and Harvey Weisblat
Mary Jo and Burke Whitfield

For more information on how you can become a Friends & Families of Distinction member, call Carrol Gottfried at 602-567-8313.