Read Our Briefing Papers!
JFRF has been working hard to share the facts about aging in Oregon and the U.S. We have 4 briefing papers to inform people about how our country’s age structure is changing and what that means for everyone.
The Jessie F. Richardson Foundation empowers communities, in resource constrained areas, to provide multi-generational support for underserved older adults.
JFRF empowers by:
1. Building civic infrastructure
2. Identifying, strengthening and deploying community assets
3. Using a multi-generational, sustainable network of resources
We succeed in achieving our mission by investing in long-term partnerships to build capacity in local communities in Oregon and beyond. We listen and seek to understand the needs within communities, then promote the development of effective, culturally sensitive, and sustainable solutions by utilizing available resources. We strive to work with communities to strengthen human assets and organizational processes so that both can support collective community priorities.
Thank you to all who took part in JFRF's 2021 golf tournament benefiting Nicaraguan elders. Because of you, we surpassed our goal of $100,000! Through your donations, JFRF will be able to continue to provide vital support to hogares (elder homes) in Nicaragua. Your...
Click here to read more about the woman who began running at age 100 and just competed in the National Senior Games in Albuquerque this week!