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Mission Statement

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews is the leading non-profit building bridges between Christians and Jews, blessing Israel and the Jewish people around the world with humanitarian care and life-saving aid.

Location

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
303 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 2300
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

Contact

Jim Ray

Jim Ray, CFRE
Director of Gift Planning
jim.ray@ifcj.org
888.588.4325

Jim has served with The Fellowship since 2009. He and his team help donors explore ways to make gifts using wills, trusts, charitable gift annuities, and non-cash assets. Jim’s parents were missionaries who were financially supported by many faithful individuals and churches, and growing up he had the opportunity to experience firsthand, while living in foreign lands, the impact and power of others’ generosity. He is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University (now Carolina University) and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive. Jim and his wife Stacey live near Nashville, Tennessee. They have two adult children and two grandchildren.

Regional Advisors

Mark Langworthy

Mark Langworthy, JD
Philanthropy Advisor, Planned Giving / Central US
mark.langworthy@ifcj.org
312.641.8565

Mark began his work with the Fellowship in 2020 with 30 years of experience as an attorney and 17 years of experience in Planned and Charitable Giving. He studied Agricultural Economics and Law at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, where he and his wife, Jacki make their home. They have two adult sons, Joe and John, both of whom are also attorneys. Mark and Jacki are members of The Crossing Church in Columbia. In his spare time Mark likes to go hunting and follow the Missouri Tigers football and basketball teams.

Susan Mbana

Susan Mbana, MBA CFRE
Philanthropy Advisor, Planned Giving / Eastern US
susan.mbana@ifcj.org
312.754.6190

Susan came to the Fellowship in 2023 with 18 years of experience managing donor relationships for nonprofit organizations in education, healthcare and the arts. Her role at the Fellowship is to serve individuals and families who wish to make a difference in the world through charitable gift planning. She is a graduate of William Jennings Bryan College in Dayton, TN and she holds an MBA degree from the Stephens College of Business at the University of Montevallo. In 2014, Susan became a Certified Fund Raising Executive. She likes to cook at home and frequently subjects her family to new, untested recipes. She also likes to unwind at the end of the day with a good book. She and her husband, Tethia, reside in Georgia and are the proud parents of one daughter and three sons.

Sonia Gomez

Sonia Gomez, MBA
Philanthropy Advisor, Planned Giving / Western US
sonia.gomez@ifcj.org
312.754.6246

Sonia joined the Fellowship in 2024 with over 9 years of experience managing donor relationships in higher education, and 20 years of experience in entrepreneurial business management, marketing, and public relations. In her role, Sonia enjoys building relationships with Fellowship partners and offering meaningful opportunities to bless others through charitable gift planning. She received her undergraduate degree and MBA from University of Redlands in Redlands, CA. During her free time, Sonia enjoys cooking and trying new restaurants, reading, hiking, cycling, kayaking, and paddleboarding. She and her husband, Henry, reside in Idaho and have one daughter, one son, and three grandchildren.

Individual Retirement Accounts / Qualified Charitable Distributions

Jacquelyn Hutchison
Philanthropy Specialist, Planned Giving
Jacquelyn.hutchison@ifcj.org
312.641.8677

 

Estate and Trust Administration

Diane Futo
Philanthropy Manager, Trusts and Estates
diane.futo@ifcj.org
312.641.8675

 

Donor Stewardship

Jennifer Wilk
Stewardship & Philanthropy Associate
jennifer.wilk@ifcj.org
312.641.8679

 

Joyce Logan
Stewardship & Philanthropy Associate
joyce.logan@ifcj.org
312.641.8571

 

General Information

Home URL: https://www.ifcj.org/

EIN: 36-3256096

 

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