Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando, Inc.
2100 Lee Road
Winter Park FL 32789
Contact Information
Address 2100 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone (407) 644-7593
Fax (407) 209-0289
Web and Social Media
Donate with a credit card http://www.jfsorlando.org
LinkedIn
Embracing Community,Empowering Individuals
Mission
Mission

JFS Orlando's mission is to provide vital, high-quality and innovative social services to people in need. Services are provided to the community regardless of religion, race/ethnicity, age, gender or disability.

We achieve our mission by providing services in the following key areas:

  • Emergency Services—Emergency financial assistance for basic needs (such as rent, mortgage or utilities), food assistance through our Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry and the Family Stabilization Program—a six-month preventative case management program designed to help at-risk families achieve long-term stability and self-sufficiency.
  • Counseling, Growth and Development Program—Mental health counseling and support groups for children, individuals, couples or families.
  • Community Services—RIDE (Reliable Independent Drivers for the Elderly) Program—a transportation assistance program to medical appointments and other life-sustaining services for seniors and disabled adults, Chaplaincy, Holiday Meal Delivery and Volunteer Services.
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Eric Geboff MSW
Board Chair Mr. Michael McKee
Board Chair Company Affiliation Inspire Capital
History
IRS Ruling Year 1979
Financial Summary
 
 
Projected Revenue $1,479,636.00
Projected Expenses $1,479,636.00
Statements
Mission

JFS Orlando's mission is to provide vital, high-quality and innovative social services to people in need. Services are provided to the community regardless of religion, race/ethnicity, age, gender or disability.

We achieve our mission by providing services in the following key areas:

  • Emergency Services—Emergency financial assistance for basic needs (such as rent, mortgage or utilities), food assistance through our Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry and the Family Stabilization Program—a six-month preventative case management program designed to help at-risk families achieve long-term stability and self-sufficiency.
  • Counseling, Growth and Development Program—Mental health counseling and support groups for children, individuals, couples or families.
  • Community Services—RIDE (Reliable Independent Drivers for the Elderly) Program—a transportation assistance program to medical appointments and other life-sustaining services for seniors and disabled adults, Chaplaincy, Holiday Meal Delivery and Volunteer Services.
Impact
It is JFS Orlando's objective to address increased poverty and hunger in our community, to ensure the health and well-being of families in need throughout Central Florida and to provide support services that are responsive to community needs.
 
In 2016, JFS Orlando provided the following services to those in need in our community:
  • Provided nearly $215,000 in emergency financial assistance to more than 280 families to maintain critical basic needs, such as rent, mortgage or utilities.
  • Our Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry distributed food for approximately 67,000 meals in an effort to alleviate hunger and reduce food insecurity in Central Florida
  • 101 families learned critical skills and tools to achieve long-term stability and self-sufficiency by participating in our six-month Family Stabilization Program.
  • Provided more than 1,130 mental health counseling sessions to 141 clients through our Counseling, Growth and Development Program.
  • Our RIDE Program provided 618 roundtrip rides to nearly 110 seniors or disabled adults.
  • Provided chaplaincy services to more than 600 families.
  • Delivered more than 200 hot meals to 38 homebound seniors during the holidays.
  • 179 volunteers donated more than 3,600 hours of community service to JFS Orlando.
Independent Research has been conducted on this organization's theory of change or program effectiveness? No
Needs

JFS Orlando relies on the generosity of the Central Florida community to help us care for struggling individuals and families in need. In order to sustain and enhance our current services and facilitate long-term organizational growth, JFS Orlando looks to agency supporters and caring investors to help us meet the following needs:

  • Support general operating costs.
  • Provide financial support for JFS Orlando’s existing programs.
  • Collect/donate food or funds to our Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry, ensuring that it is stocked and able to offer vital food assistance to hungry children and families at all times.
  • Participate in volunteer opportunities, such as distributing food through the Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry, delivering meals to homebound seniors during the holidays, accompanying seniors to medical appointments or assisting them with grocery shopping during receipt of RIDE Program services (as needed) and volunteering in our computer lab.
  • Provide financial support to develop a comprehensive older adults program.
  • Provide start-up funding to reintroduce our KidsKonnect Program.
  • Serve on our Board of Directors or agency committees.
Background

Since 1978, JFS Orlando has been changing lives in Central Florida by helping our community’s most vulnerable residents. JFS Orlando responds to community needs and develops our programs and services accordingly. Over the past 39 years, we have evolved into a full-scale family support organization committed to positively impacting our community by fulfilling our mission to provide vital, high-quality and innovative social services to people in need. Our programs help individuals and families regardless of religion, race/ethnicity, age, gender or disability.

CEO Statement
JFS Orlando envisions a future where it continues to provide the best services possible to the community. JFS Orlando is an agency that provides these services to our neighbors, regardless of an ability to pay. It is a place where people rely on for services when faced with a crisis.
 
During the last decade, JFS Orlando has achieved significant growth in community services. Today, programs span the entire life cycle. Our passion is our mission statement; to provide vital, high-quality and innovative social services to people in need. We believe our potential to affect the quality of life for our community is unlimited and consider the act of helping people is in the best tradition of our religion, regardless of the faith of the receiver.
 
We continue to face an unprecedented economic environment, one in which more people than ever before have become economically impacted. Previously stable individuals and families have sought help from JFS and we have responded. JFS Orlando continues to be in an excellent position to continue to grow and meet the emerging needs of our community. We are highly regarded in the community, both for the quality and effectiveness of our programs and for the professionalism and skill of our staff. We are recognized as providers of essential human services. We also see that in order to continue to expand, we will need to secure alternate funding such as fee for services, government grants, and corporate funding.
 
These are tough times that test a not-for-profit’s values and mission. It is essential that the community know our story and how we help improve our community. We realize that our work is never finished and the economic climate is always changing. We are ready and able to meet our new challenges and opportunities.
Board Chair Statement
If the past year was an indication of life, it taught us that none of us escapes the uncertainties that come every day. During 2016, JFS Orlando responded to the needs of approximately 10,000 individuals in need right here in Central Florida.
 
Imagine this many community members being actively served by JFS Orlando…then add to that their circle of friends, loved ones, neighbors, acquaintances, and the number grows exponentially. None of us is untouched by personal challenges in need of the services provided by JFS Orlando - not donors, not Board Members, not volunteers, not grantors, not staff, and definitely not clients. Most of us know someone who is helping JFS or is helped by JFS in times of extraordinary need.
 
The community’s response to this great need has, once again, been extremely generous. Whether you’ve donated funds or food, attended an agency event, volunteered in the Pearlman Emergency Pantry or on a committee, visited with our Community Chaplain or came to JFS Orlando for help to get through a difficult time, we needed your help and you came through!
 
Our goals are motivated by the people we serve and the need for services provided by JFS Orlando has never been greater. More families knock on our doors, not just for the necessities of life – food and shelter – but also to roll up their sleeves and to volunteer their time. So while these very challenging times may be the continuation of an economic slump, individuals and groups have rallied to support the work we do and helped work for the greater good of the community.
 
Our plea to you is to join us in our work. Food, Family, Counseling, Community!
 
JFS Orlando has served individuals and families in the community for nearly 40 years and despite the current economic environment, is strong, and will continue to be so for many years to come. We will continue to be a place of hope for everyone who comes in the door.
 
On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff at JFS Orlando, thank you for your continued support of JFS. That support is priceless.
NTEE Information
Primary Organization Type Human Services
Primary Organization SubType Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
Secondary Organization Type Mental Health & Crisis Intervention
Secondary Organiztion SubType Counseling
Tertiary Organization Type Human Services
Tertiary Organization SubType Family Services
Areas Served
Geographic Areas Served
FL - Orange
FL - Seminole
FL - Osceola
FL - Winter Park
Programs
Description
Emergency Services includes emergency financial aid for rent, mortgage and/or utilities through a one-time assistance program, as well as the distribution of food through JFS Orlando’s Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry.
 
For emergency financial assistance, an initial phone assessment is conducted to evaluate client eligibility in accordance with funder requirements. Once preliminary eligibility is determined, an in-office appointment is scheduled for the client to meet with JFS Orlando’s Emergency Services Caseworker to further confirm client eligibility and provide emergency financial assistance, as appropriate. Food clients also schedule appointments to receive assistance by phone and these clients are eligible to receive food assistance once every four months.
 
The Family Stabilization Program (FSP) is a preventative, six-month case management program designed to help low-income families achieve long-term stability and self-sufficiency by teaching them critical skills and tools to mitigate immediate crises and avoid future hardships. The fundamental program goal is to prevent the spread of homelessness by providing meaningful, long-term solutions for at-risk individuals and families.
 
FSP's primary objectives are to:
  • Improve money management skills
  • Improve emotional/mental health coping skills and/or effective family functioning
  • Maintain or improve employability skills, job security and/or vocational functioning
  • Maintain or improve current housing status

These goals are achieved by providing participants with an array of supportive services, including case management, financial education, individual financial counseling, financial assistance for basic needs, mental health counseling, employability skills training and food assistance, to address all of the clients’ emotional and financial needs and empower them to gain stability and self-sufficiency. These services are provided at no cost to the clients.
Population Served Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent
Unemployed, Underemployed, Dislocated
Homeless
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.

In 2016, JFS Orlando distributed food for nearly 67,000 meals to hungry individuals and families in our community and provided nearly $215,000 in financial assistance to more than 280 at-risk families to help maintain critical basic needs, including rent, mortgage or utilities.

In the most recent program year (October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016), JFS Orlando enrolled 56 households in the Family Stabilization Program, impacting a total of 159 individuals. To date:
  • 45 of these 56 families (80%) have successfully completed the six-month program and improved their overall stability and self-sufficiency. 
  • 9 families (16%) were enrolled in FSP during the last quarter of the year and are still actively participating in the program.
  • 2 families (4%) did not successfully complete the program.
 
The 56 households who participated in the 2015-2016 program year have experienced the following results to date: 
  • 100% of clients who participated in the financial components of the program improved money management skills.
  • 100% of clients who received mental health counseling improved emotional and mental health functioning. Those who participated in counseling improved functioning by an average of 23%
  • 100% of clients maintained or improved employment status.
  • 100% of clients maintained or improved housing.
  • 48 clients received food assistance to alleviate hunger
  • 52 clients received financial assistance to support basic needs and housing stability.
Please note, since some families are still actively participating in the program, outcomes for the 2015-2016 program year will not be considered final until all 56 households have completed the six-month program.
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.
To date, Emergency Services outcomes demonstrate that food assistance has positively impacted the areas of hunger and food insecurity in our community and that financial assistance has helped families maintain critical basic needs. It should be noted that a majority of both food and financial assistance clients reported on client surveys that they would highly recommend JFS Orlando’s Emergency Services program to others.
 
Outcomes collected to date indicate that the Family Stabilization Program has had a considerable impact on the issues of homelessness prevention, financial education, mental health and economic stability for more than 550 families in Central Florida, composed of nearly 1,700 individuals, since the program's inception.
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact.
Clients receiving emergency food and financial assistance are asked to complete a self-report evaluation survey. The food assistance survey measures whether or not food assistance alleviated hunger, mitigated an immediate crisis, prevented food insecurity, and if clients were satisfied with the services they received. Similarly, the financial assistance survey measures whether or not financial aid prevented eviction or homelesseness, prevented utilities from being turned off, helped families to regain financial stability, mitigated an immediate crises, and if clients were satisfied with the services they received.

 
The Family Stabilization Program uses the following measurement tools to assess progress:
  • A self-report survey administered at program intake.
  • An interim evaluation completed by the FSP Case Manager midway through the program.
  • A final evaluation completed by the FSP Case Manager and a client self-report administered upon program completion.
  • A self-report follow-up evaluation completed six and twelve months after program completion.
  • A client self-report survey administered at each financial education workshop.
  • Case management notes.
  • Clients who receive mental health counseling are evaluated using one of the following standardized mental health evaluation tools: the Functional Assessment Rating Scale (FARS) or the Children's Functional Assessment Rating Scale (CFARS)—to measure changes in family functioning and emotional/mental health functioning.
Examples of SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.
“Before I began my journey with Jewish Family Services, my life had been in a downward spiral. I lost my job and after eight months of being without purpose and without hope, I couldn’t stand to look at the failure I had become. I was defeated and broken and convinced that I would never be whole again.
 
After learning more about the Family Stabilization Program, I realized that not only could the program help me with my immediate situation, but I could attend classes, which would help with long-term solutions. For the first time in months I had hope. I am just in the beginning of my journey, but I believe that this program will teach me a way to dig myself out so I can stand on my own two feet. It’s hard to put into a few words the feeling of being whole again.”
-Christine
 
Before entering the Family Stabilization Program (FSP), Christine faced a series of life events that ultimately caused her to become homeless. Living in her car with her two young children was Christine’s “rock bottom.” She realized she needed help to get back on her feet and turned to JFS Orlando for her a helping hand.
 
Through her participation in FSP, Christine received case management, financial education, debt counseling, mental health counseling, financial assistance, food assistance and employability skills training. Christine secured safe and stable housing, and as a result of her participation in the program, she experienced increases in financial management skills, employability skills and mental health functioning. While participating in the program, Christine also found full-time employment, resulting in a significant increase in her income.
 
In a follow-up evaluation with her FSP Case Manager, Christine recently shared the news that she had been approved for a loan from the bank to buy her first home. Christine achieved the ultimate success—she went from being homeless to being a homeowner—thanks, in part, to her participation in the Family Stabilization Program.
Description
Most of us will experience some form of emotional difficulty, stressful situation, relationship challenge or parent/child conflict at some point in our lives. We realize that everyday life can sometimes become overwhelming. At JFS Orlando's Counseling, Growth and Development Program, skilled and experienced counseling professionals are ready to support clients as they cope with life’s challenges and strive to reach their personal goals.
 
JFS Orlando's counselors have Masters degrees and are licensed or license-eligible. Through our Counseling, Growth and Development Program, mental health counseling is provided in a safe and caring environment to address the following concerns:
  • Parenting/step-parenting
  • Child and adolescent issues
  • Aging and aging parents
  • Stress management
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Death, dying and bereavement
  • Self-esteem
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Chronic pain and illness
  • General family concerns

JFS Orlando is committed to providing mental health counseling services to those in need regardless of their financial means. As such, JFS Orlando is one of very few agencies in Central Florida that provides a sliding scale fee to clients who qualify.
Population Served Adults
Families
Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.

The Counseling, Growth and Development Program provided more than 1,130 mental health counseling sessions to 141 clients in 2016.

Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.

JFS Orlando's Counseling, Growth and Development Program aims to help individuals, couples, and families overcome obstacles, resolve conflicts, accomplish personal goals and improve their overall well-being and functioning. According to self-report outcome evaluation surveys collected in 2016, 80% of counseling clients reported improvement in their quality of life, 90% of clients reported reduction in symptoms or problems, 80% of clients reported satisfaction with the services they received and 80% of clients reported that they would refer others to JFS Orlando for counseling services.

Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact. Clients who participate in at least six sessions of mental health counseling are evaluated using one of the following standardized mental health evaluation tools—the Functional Assessment Rating Scale (FARS) or the Children's Functional Assessment Rating Scale (CFARS)—to measure changes in family functioning and emotional/mental health functioning.
Examples of SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.

Henry is a sixty-year-old gentleman who turned to JFS Orlando's Counseling Growth and Development Program to help him cope with his life struggles. Since Henry was unable to afford counseling services, JFS Orlando provided him assistance at a significantly reduced cost. When Henry began counseling at JFS, he had previously suffered multiple heart attacks, struggled with severe depression, battled suicidal thoughts and felt incapacitated in his daily life. Henry had ten counseling sessions with our Counseling, Growth and Development Program where he worked with his therapist to address his depression, resolve his strained relationship with his daughter and improve his feelings of isolation. After completing his counseling, Henry reported that he was no longer suicidal, that his depression had subsided, his relationship with his daughter was greatly improved and that new connections he had made in the community allowed him to no longer feel isolated and alone.

Description

JFS Orlando provides a variety of community services in an effort to address all of our clients’ needs. These community services include the following:

  • Through the RIDE (Reliable Independent Drivers for the Elderly) Program, JFS Orlando provides roundtrip rides to medical appointments and other essential services for low-income elderly or disabled adults at no cost to clients.
  • Our Community Rabbi provides chaplaincy services to unaffiliated Jews, including end of life, burial/memorial, hospice, hospital and jail visits.
  • JFS Orlando delivers hot, kosher meals to older adults free of charge for Passover, Rosh Hashanah, Thanksgiving and Chanukah.
  • JFS Orlando’s Volunteer Services program enables community members to give back to those in need through a variety of volunteer opportunities, such as distributing food through our food pantry, delivering meals to homebound seniors, or serving on our Board of Directors or fundraising committees, to name a few.
Population Served Aging, Elderly, Senior Citizens
Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent
General/Unspecified
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.

In 2016, JFS Orlando provided 618 roundtrip rides to medical appointments and other life-sustaining servicse for elderly or disabled adults through our RIDE Program, offered Chaplaincy services to more than 600 families, and delivered more than 200 hot meals to homebound seniors. 179 volunteers also contributed more than 3,600 hours of community service to JFS Orlando in 2016.

Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.

JFS Orlando offers community services that impact each client’s or participant’s life in a unique way. For instance, our RIDE Program helps vulnerable older and disabled adults remain healthy and independent while also meeting their critical transportation needs, our Chaplaincy program offers support to unaffiliated community members in times of sickness, trouble or end of life and our Holiday Meal Delivery program ensures that no homebound senior is hungry or alone on the holidays. Collectively, these community services help improve independence, well-being and community support for those who partake.

Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact. In evaluating our RIDE Program, JFS Orlando determines the program’s success based on our clients’ increased access to transportation, improved access to health care, and satisfaction with the services provided.This is accomplished through administering a self-report survey to participants after provision of RIDE services.
Examples of SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.
RIDE Program clients have offered the following feedback:
“I just felt that I had to write and thank you for your kindness. I do wish I had the gift of words so that I could express myself more explicitly. Somehow just saying thank you seems so inadequate in conveying my feelings of gratitude for the help you have given me.”
 
“Your RIDE Program has made a difference in my life. Thank you and JFS for your kindness and thoughtfulness.”
 
“I am so very grateful to have this service available. I am also grateful for the kind treatment always offered.”
Board Chair
Board Chair Mr. Michael McKee
Company Affiliation Inspire Capital
Term Sept 2013 to Apr 2017
Board Co-Chair
Board Co-Chair Mr. Tayler Gold
Company Affiliation Charles Schwab
Term Start Sept 2014 Apr 2017
Board
Board Members
NameCompany AffiliationsStatusCertificate*
Mr. Richard Appelbaum Community VolunteerVoting
Mrs. Rachel Gebaide Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.Voting
Mr. Eric Geboff Executive Director, Jewish Family ServicesNonVoting
Mr. Tayler Gold Schwab FinancialVoting
Mr. Stuart Kramer Self employedVoting
Mrs. Rosalie Levy Community VolunteerVoting
Mr. Michael McKee Financial ServicesVoting
Ms. Lynn Minkow Community VolunteerVoting
Ms. Leigh Schwartz Floria HospitalVoting
Mr. Martin Sherman Landry's Restaurants, Inc.Voting
Mrs. Blanquita Trabold Executive Director, Casa de MexicoVoting
*This individual has been awarded a Certificate in Orientation to Board Service by the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College ebi.rollins.edu, the Central Florida Partnership www.centralfloridapartnership.org, and the Central Florida Foundation www.cffound.org.
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 3
Board Ethnicity
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 10
Hispanic/Latino 1
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0
Other (if specified) 0
Policies
Written Board Selection Criteria Yes
Written Conflict of Interest Policy Yes
Percentage of Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage of In-Kind Contributions 100%
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes
Standing Committees
Standing Committees
Committee Name
Executive
Finance
Nominating
Special Events (Golf Tournament, Walk / Run, Silent Auction, Dinner / Gala)
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Marketing
CEO/Executive Director
CEO/Executive Director Mr. Eric Geboff MSW
Term Start Aug 2011
Email eric.geboff@jfsorlando.org
Experience

Eric Geboff joined JFS Orlando as Executive Director in August 2011, bringing with him twenty-five years of experience in non-profit development, fundraising and financial management. Prior to coming to JFS, Eric served as Executive Director of the Foundation for Seminole County Public Schools, Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando and as the Assistant Director of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University, a Master’s degree in Social Work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work and is a graduate of the Roy E. Crummer Management Program at Rollins College.

CEO Salary Range $75,001 - $100,000
Former CEOs
Former CEOs
NameStartEnd
Barry Kudlowitz MSSW, ACSW 1993July 2011
Staff
Number of Full Time Staff 12
Number of Part Time Staff 2
Number of Volunteers 180
Number of Contract Staff 7
Staff Retention Rate 100%
Senior Staff
Title Director of Programs
Experience/Biography Jeanette M. Brownstein joined JFS Orlando in May of 2014, bringing with her 38 years of experience in non-profit social service, community relations, social justice, fundraising and development work. Prior to coming to JFS, Jeanette served most recently in many capacities at Menorah Manor, a Jewish Senior Living Community in St. Petersburg, Florida, including Administrator of The Inn on the Pond Assisted Living Residence, Director of the Adult Day Health Center and the Geriatric Assessment Program. Some of the other diverse positions she has held include Project Coordinator for the Jewish Community Council of Detroit Michigan, Director of the Southwest Region of American Jewish Congress and Director of the Northern Virginia Program and Professions Division of the UJA Federation of Greater Washington. Jeanette earned her Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, studied at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel and received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. She also has completed post graduate work in the field of aging.
Title Finance Manager
Experience/Biography

Gwen Granet, CPA, earned a Bachelor's in Accounting from Florida State University. After graduating, she worked for a large tax firm in Jacksonville as a staff accountant and received her license as a Certified Public Accountant. After relocating to Central Florida in 2001, Gwen continued her career in public accounting until she transitioned to the private business sector in 2007. Currently, Gwen works for a local accounting firm managing their small business clients, one of which is JFS Orlando. Gwen serves as JFS Orlando’s Finance Manager and is responsible for fiscal management and reporting for the agency.

Title Development Director
Experience/Biography

Mary Lee Walker joined JFS Orlando as Development Director in May 2015. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and brings years of fundraising experience with her to JFS Orlando. Mary Lee is active in the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Central Florida Chapter, and has prior fundraising experience with several other local nonprofits, including Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Christian Service Center of Central Florida, Lighthouse Central Florida, and Heart of Florida United Way. Mary Lee holds a Master of Science in Communications from Florida State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Appalachian State University.

Other
Collaborations JFS Orlando has a strong partnership with the Heart of Florida United Way, including our participation in their community 2-1-1 service which provides referrals to JFS Orlando’s services, as well as conducts pre-screening assessments and schedules appointments for emergency financial assistance at JFS Orlando.

Each of our programs has their own unique collaborations throughout the community. For example, our Emergency Services program is closely linked to other organizations that provide similar services, such as Catholic Charities and Salvation Army, and JFS Orlando is an active participant in the Emergency Funds Network. The Family Stabilization Program partners with Consumer Debt Counselors and Central Florida Jobs Initiative to provide critical financial education and employability services to FSP clients.

Our RIDE Program partners with Mears Transportation Services to provide rides to medical appointments and essential services for seniors or disabled adults. JFS Orlando also works closely in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank, local grocers and community supporters to ensure that our Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry is fully stocked.

Furthermore, JFS Orlando has an extensive list of community partners who provide referrals to our programs and offer additional services to clients in need.
Affiliations
AffiliationYear
AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals)1995
United Way Member Agency1979
Rollins College Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Center2000
Chamber of Commerce2002
Chamber of Commerce2010
Chamber of Commerce2012
Chamber of Commerce2012
Chamber of Commerce2013
Awards
AwardAwarding OrganizationYear
Neighborhood Builders AwardBank of America2010
Risk Management Provisions
Risk Management Provisions
Automobile Insurance and Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Commercial General Insurance
Directors and Officers Policy
Disability Insurance
Employee Dishonesty
Life Insurance
Medical Health Insurance
Professional Liability
Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Workers Compensation and Employers' Liability
State Registration Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit Expiration Month July
State Charitable Solicitations Permit Expiration Year 2017
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start Jan 01, 2017
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2017
Documents
Form 990s
YearDocument
2015990
2014990
2013Form 990
2012Form 990
2011Form 990
2010990
2009990
2008990
2007Form 990
2006Form 990
2005Form 990
Audit Documents
YearDocument
2015Audit
2014Audit
2013Audit
2012Audit
2011Audit
2010Audit
2009Audit
2008Audit
2007Audit-2007
2006Financial Statement
2005Audit
IRS Letter of Determination
Determination Letter
Detailed Financials
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201520142013
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$30,000$40,000$163,209
Government Contributions$70,282$8,020$159,470
Federal$0$0$0
State$0$0$0
Local$0$0$0
Unspecified$70,282$8,020$159,470
Individual Contributions$690,689$587,918$644,343
$0$0$0
$110,627$92,608$131,760
Investment Income, Net of Losses$22$54$169
Membership Dues$0$0$0
Special Events$111,471$145,035$188,048
Revenue In-Kind$260,674$69,346$100,544
Other$0$0$0
Expense Allocations
Fiscal Year201520142013
Program Expense$1,004,491$830,316$1,061,397
Administration Expense$71,538$65,228$78,545
Fundraising Expense$159,893$128,442$148,244
Payments to Affiliates$0$0$0
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.031.001.08
Program Expense/Total Expenses81%81%82%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue18%16%13%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201520142013
Total Assets$2,164,012$2,181,686$2,162,366
Current Assets$649,013$607,174$553,007
Long-Term Liabilities$0$11,000$44,000
Current Liabilities$32,715$71,518$44,324
Total Net Assets$2,131,297$3,099,168$2,074,042
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201520142013
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountIndividuals $690,689Individuals $587,918Individuals $644,343
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountRevenue In-Kind $260,674Special Events $145,035Special Events $188,048
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountSpecial Events $111,471Earned Revenue $89,020Foundations and Corporations $163,209
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities19.848.4912.48
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%1%2%
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No
Comments
CEO Comments
Foundation Comments
Financial figures taken from IRS Form 990.  990 and audit are reconciled.
2012: Foundations, corporations and congregations are included in individual contributions as they were not separated in the audit or 990.
Endowment is not held at the Central Florida Foundation.
Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
Notes Programs listed here are those that are only activated during a disaster. Some organizations have unified budgeting and do not budget by program. Because of this, some budget fields may be blank or represent an approximation. Organization describes previous experience during the immediate response, recovery or rebuilding phases following a disaster.