Dec. 6th 2015 – Ten Coins Benefit Concert in Springfield IL

The evening of December 6th, the band Ten Coins will entertain the public with a concert held at Capital City Music, 3700 Wabash, Springfield, IL. World-renowned guitarist, Fareed Haque, will be joining the band for this event! Admission is $15. All proceeds will benefit Friends of JAMS...

October 9th, 2015|Events|

Feb. 5th 2016 – Romance Your Valentine with Patsy Cline

Our first event of the New Year will be a Patsy Cline tribute featuring local songstress Jill Sanderson. Treat your Valentine to an early celebration at Blumen Gardens in Sycamore, IL, on February 5, 2016. The event will include a wine tasting and a fair trade market. All proceeds will benefit JAMS and the science building project. More details will follow...

October 8th, 2015|Events|

Nov. 20th 2015 – Discover Sycamore Christmas Event

Friday Nov. 20, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m, downtown Sycamore, IL. Friends of JAMS will help kick off your holiday season as Discover Sycamore welcomes visitors to the town with an evening full of activities for the entire family. Come check out live holiday displays in the windows of downtown businesses, including an entertaining live Kenyan Christmas display...

October 7th, 2015|Events|

Successful First Annual Jammin’ for JAMS

What a great First Annual Jammin' for JAMS on Sunday, September 13 in DeKalb, IL! We all enjoyed the music provided by Mathew Tembo and the Afro Routes and the displays of photos of the school and the students as well as the fair trade craft display. Thank you to all of you who attended, donated, and bought crafts...

September 30th, 2015|Events, News|


Don’t miss out!! Internationally famous African musician Mathew Tembo and the Afro Routes perform live September 13th, 2015, from 1:00-4:00pm at a benefit for the Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls (JAMS) at the House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL. All proceeds will go directly to the school for scholarships, books, the science building, and other needed projects...

September 4th, 2015|Events|

Fall 2015 Fundraiser Announced – Jammin’ for JAMS!

Mark your calendars for the First Annual Jammin’ for JAMS! Award-winning musician Mathew Tembo will perform at the benefit concert on Sunday, September 13, from 2:00–4:00p.m. at the House Café, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, Illinois...

July 1st, 2015|Events|

Bread & Roses Concert a Phenomenal Success!

In late summer of 2014, several members of Bread & Roses, a women’s chorus in northern Illinois, contacted Friends of Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls with an exciting proposal. Bread & Roses was preparing to celebrate their 20th anniversary with a special concert in April of 2015. They wanted to make Jane Adeny School for Girls the beneficiary of that concert...

June 12th, 2015|Events, News|

Fall 2015 Fundraiser

We're planning a Fundraiser for Fall 2015! Contact us if you'd like to be part of the planning team.

May 27th, 2015|Events|

April 26th 2015 – Bread & Roses Concert to Benefit JAMS!

Exciting News! All donations received at the Bread & Roses Concert will go twice as far! An anonymous donor has generously offered to match ALL donations made to JAMS through the concert...

April 15th, 2015|Events|

Bread & Roses Spring Concert to Benefit JAMS

Come celebrate the success of JAMS Students and the 20th Anniversary of Bread & Roses Women's Chorus of DeKalb, Illinois at a CONCERT on APRIL 26th at 3:00pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church on N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb...

March 9th, 2015|Events|