Jewish Family & Children’s Service Raises $355,000 at Virtual Brighter Tomorrow Event

(PHOENIX – Feb. 14, 2022) – Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) raised over $355,000 at its annual Brighter Tomorrow event. Held virtually this year on January 28th, the funds will be used to impact and support the lives of more than 40,000 individuals throughout Maricopa County.

The signature event, chaired by Gail and Ed Ober, featured keynote Mayor Kate Gallego, the second elected female mayor in Phoenix history and the youngest big city mayor in the United States. As a mayor who is passionate about building a Phoenix that works for everyone and increasing the quality of life for all Phoenicians, the Brighter Tomorrow Event provided an opportunity for her to thank organizations like JFCS who provide vital programs and services that help build stronger communities.

President and CEO Dr. Lorrie Henderson in his presentation, provided an update on the organization’s mission of strengthening the community by providing behavioral health, healthcare, and social services to all ages, faiths, and backgrounds. He also expressed gratitude to those in attendance and the many JFCS individual and corporate donors who play a vital role in supporting the organization. Major sponsors include:  

Family Patron: 

Lubin-Lorsch Family

Family Ambassador: 

ABLE Financial Group

Judy & Rory Albert

Virginia de Kat

Dickinson Wright PLLC

Gerald Rosenbluth Family Fund at the Arizona Community Foundation

Valerie & Herschel Richter

Enid & Michael Seiden

Sonora Quest Laboratories

Barbara & Barry Zemel

Individuals interested in supporting the JFCS mission can make an online financial gift via the JFCS website at All gifts made to JFCS are eligible for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit.


Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that strengthens the community by providing behavioral health, healthcare and social services to all ages, faiths and backgrounds. JFCS’ goal is for a future where families are strong, where elders are cared for and where children are safe. The dedication to the mission is strengthened by a commitment to core Jewish values that honor community and the continuity of the generations. More information about JFCS and ways to support the organization’s mission are available at


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