JFCS of the Suncoast shared a variety of stories and perspectives during its annual fundraiser on Dec. 4.
Hundreds of faithful supporters filled the Sarasota Yacht Club for an evening of fundraising, music and celebration. The annual fundraiser benefits the organization's mental health counseling and human services programs.
Guests mingled during cocktail hour before settling down for a number of performances and displays of artistic talent from pianist Susan Hollins, the Rise Above Performing Arts show choir, cantor Riselle Bain, the a capella jazz vocal ensemble Jet Stream from Booker High School and more.
The program included words from new JFCS president and CEO Helene Lotman as well as other board figures.