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Please Support Our Supporters

Please support Bread & Roses Chorus. They chose Friends of JAMS as their beneficiary for one of their concerts in the past, and now they are raising money to attend a Sister Singers Network choral festival in July of 2018...

September 15th, 2017|News|

Record Enrollments in 2017

Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls has reached a record enrollment of 135 students this year! And Friends of JAMS has reached a record number of scholarship donations...

August 4th, 2017|News|

Generosity during Give DeKalb County Day

Thank you very much, dear friends, for donating during Give DeKalb County Day on May 4. Friends of JAMS president Diana Swanson received the check from DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership Manager Ben Bingle May 31...

June 23rd, 2017|News|

Spanish Serenade a Great Success!

Spanish Serenade, our second annual music and treats (wine, cheese, and chocolates) fundraiser was a great success. The event raised ten full-year scholarships for orphaned and impoverished girls who would not otherwise be able to go to high school as well as funds for entrepreneurship and agricultural projects at the school...

May 7th, 2017|News|

Science Building Challenge – UPDATE

You can help us meet the challenge of science education for Kenyan girls! A generous donor, who lived in Kenya as a teen, has offered to match donations to reach a total of $120,000 to build a science building and equip chemistry, biology, and physics labs...

February 17th, 2017|News|

August 2016 – Construction is underway on the new Science Building!

At Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls, our students love science and our teachers are dedicated to empowering girls to succeed, and pursue careers, in the sciences. However, until now, students and teachers at JAMS have made do with just one science building for all three required science subjects, at all four grade levels...

September 21st, 2016|News|

Great Success! Many Thanks!

The Wine and Cline Your Valentine fundraiser (aka From Patsy with Love) was a great success! Over 230 people attended the event and over $9,500 was raised for the construction of a science classroom building at Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls...

April 4th, 2016|News|

Judy Wehrmeister Library Fund for JAMS

Judy Wehrmeister Library Fund for JAMS in honor of Judy Wehrmeister’s 41 years of librarianship, including 29 years as a school librarian. Donations to the Wehrmeister Library Fund will benefit the school library at Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls (JAMS), helping to buy books, bookshelves, and other supplies...

March 21st, 2016|News|

They’ve Done Us Proud! The JAMS Class of 2015

The Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls (JAMS) Class of 2015 has made us proud and confident in what we do. Their performance in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) National Exams was outstanding...

March 11th, 2016|News|

Bloomsburg University Students Support JAMS

Bloomsburg University’s Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) and Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) held a bake sale in October to benefit Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls (JAMS) in Kenya. The groups used the proceeds from the sale and private donations to purchase...

February 16th, 2016|Events, News|