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Fundraising Events

Throughout the year, JFCS holds numerous fundraising events to support both the general work of the agency and specific programs and services. These events welcome community members and supporters in to engage with us as we raise funds for our vital services and make it possible for us to better fulfill our mission and serve so many in the Greater Philadelphia area.


Please check back later for upcoming fundraising events.


JFCS Wellness Fest 2023

May 12, 2023

This annual fundraiser features Philadelphia’s leading experts on mental health and well-being, with opportunities for education, self-care, and healing from the inside, out. All proceeds benefit JFCS’ mental health and counseling programs.

JFCS Center Stage With Lane Johnson

May 2, 2023

A very special major donor event! Away from football’s bright lights, Philadelphia offensive tackle and championship winner Lane Johnson’s struggles with anxiety and depression almost cost him his career. Guests heard first-hand Lane’s deeply personal and inspirational journey of how he came out on the other side.

Fête for Fertility

February 9, 2023

A fundraiser for JFCS’ Fertility Fund: A Gift from the Heart, helping Jewish families navigate the financial challenges of fertility treatment.

Nourishing Community

December 6, 2022

“Phillebrity” chefs Frankie Olivieri (Pat’s King of Steaks) and Yehuda Sichel (HUDA) return to the kitchen for a good cause: an evening of delicious recipes, helpful cooking tips, and behind the scenes stories from the Philly restaurant world. All proceeds benefit JFCS’ Food Security Initiative. Last year alone we contributed fresh, healthy produce to over 650 households.

Fashion For All

November 16, 2022

Our annual fundraiser for Our Closet In Your Neighborhood (OCIYN) is hosted onsite at Neiman Marcus – King of Prussia each November and includes an exclusive fashion show, delicious bites, and a celebration of OCIYN’s work to bring quality clothing, healthy food, and social services to under-resourced communities.

JFCS Honors: Anna Zuritsky Boni & Jane Golden

May 10, 2022

This special major donor event brought 300 people together under the stars to celebrate Anna Zuritsky Boni and Jane Golden, two phenomenal women who make Philadelphia a more vibrant city, as well as the work of JFCS.

JFCS Wellness Fest 2022

April 29, 2022

This annual fundraiser is an opportunity for all to connect and learn helpful self-care tools to take into our daily lives. Proceeds from Wellness Fest benefit JFCS’ mental health programs and services.

For more information about JFCS fundraising events, contact Sharon Schwartz, Director Community Engagement, at 267.256.2112 or

Charity Navigator awarded Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia four out of a possible four stars, indicating that JFCS adheres to good governance and other best practices and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Check out our Charity Navigator Profile to learn more: