During our 60th Annual Meeting, we honored three community organizations along with several individual supporters that have been instrumental in our success. Click the link below to learn more about these passionate members of our community.
Jewish Federation of Broward County
United Way of Broward County
The Jewish Federation of Broward County’s assistance has made it possible for Goodman JFS to broaden its services to the Holocaust survivor population, The Cupboard, financial assistance, Joshua’s Path, domestic abuse and behavioral health services.
For over 80 years, United Way of Broward County has helped the community to tackle the most complex, critical challenges and create long-lasting positive change. Thanks to their support, we have help clients with emergency financial needs including assistance with food, rent, utilities and more for seniors, families and individuals throughout Broward County.
Founded in honor of all those impacted by the Parkland tragedy of 2018, Parkland Cares has granted our BHAB program with the funds to help provide nearly 9,000 hours of quality mental health services to community members affected by trauma.
The Dr. Stanley and Pearl Goodman Philanthropy Award: The Masarek Family
The Masarek family is dedicated to easing the path to those who are struggling with mental health issues. Their personal journey has provided the impetus and funding to the establishment of The Jeff Masarek Fund for Mental Health, in memory of Mike Masarek’s brother Jeff. Their contribution to this endeavor is formidable and will allow BHAB to provide more families and individuals seeking help to receive it.
The Mensch Award: Stephen and Michele Jackman
Steve and Michele Jackman have led Goodman JFS through a period of growth and of changes in the agency. Their passion for helping people, and tremendous determination has brought us to a higher level of social service delivery.
The Appreciation Award: Doug Jacobs
The past two years have presented challenges that no one could have seen coming. Doug Jacobs provided unwavering leadership with a calm and steady demeanor that is always focused on the best interest of the clients.