Author:Jen Zug

May 17 2021

Inspiring Connectedness

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is always invigorating to come away from a conversation where you discover something new, an unexpected sense of humor, a shared experience, or a wealth of knowledge. Françoise Maxie has been an integral part of Jubilee for over four...

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May 10 2021

Inspiring Compassion – Full Story

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Each year on the second Sunday in May we celebrate Mother’s Day. We honor motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. This day can bring up varied emotions — joy, gratitude, love, loneliness and sadness. We...

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May 02 2021

Inspiring Boldness

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Abby is the middle daughter of five. She and her sisters learned how to care for themselves and others, and to create a community of giving and sharing – making space for all. These moments and interactions helped shape Abby’s...

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Dec 15 2020

Sally Created a New Path to Her Future

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sally had been staying on friends’ couches when she learned about Jubilee. Now in her 70s, homeless and alone was never how she imagined things turning out. After growing up in a stable and loving home, graduating from college, getting...

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Oct 01 2020

2020 Annual Fall Benefit

Today is the launch of our annual Fall Benefit: An Invitation To Be Extraordinary. Donations of $250 or more will be matched, up to $50,000! At Jubilee, we believe in the power of community to overcome isolation, create a support network, and build connections. The importance of...

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Sep 21 2020

Volunteer to Make Free Boutique Care Packages for Women in the Community

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Great news! Jubilee recently began putting together free Boutique Care Packages! Keep reading if you’re interested in participating in this unique volunteer experience. Women in the community have been unable to access our free boutique since we closed to visitors at...

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Sep 15 2020

When I Was Furloughed, I Didn’t Panic

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Resident Story [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px" image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text]I was furloughed for about seven weeks due to the COVID-19 quarantine, and then I went back to work only part time. As more employees came back to work, I had an opportunity to provide small group...

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Sep 03 2020

Jubilee’s Annual Fall Benefit Goes Virtual

For many years the Jubilee community has gathered for our Annual Fall Benefit to support women experiencing poverty to build stable and fulfilling futures. Though we can’t be together in a large group gathering this year, we’re excited to announce a new opportunity for the...

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Sep 02 2020

I Was Furloughed During COVID-19 Quarantine

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Alumna Story [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px" image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text]When I heard I was getting furloughed due to the COVID-19 quarantine, it was stressful in the beginning, then I learned I’d still be getting paid. It’s a reduced amount, but I can still pay my rent...

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Sep 01 2020

I Knew It Was Time

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Alumna Story [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px" image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text]Three years ago, I never thought I would make it. I couldn’t even imagine the life I have now. I had been living on the streets for a long time, and I didn’t see a way out. I...

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