November Newsletter

Dear Friends,
   Thank you to all who supported our 2020 Share the Story virtual event! Those that watched, gave, bid, and helped share the stories. A huge thank you to our sponsors, we could not have put on such a wonderful event without our sponsors! I am so glad that Viyora and Jamilah shared their stories with us, the resilience was powerful, click the link below to rewatch our event and the youths stories. We also hear some amazing highlights from all our JEMyouth. I personally thought it was so refreshing and encouraging to hear they are accomplishing so much despite the extreme obstacles 2020 has brought their way. If you missed the event or would like to hear more, please consider having JEMfriends come share their story with you in 2021. We will be embarking on a journey of “Share the Story, Part 2” because we believe the resilient stories need to be told and our community needs the encouragement. Whether your group is 5 or 500, we would be honored to come and share, email or call to talk about when would be a good date for us to meet.
There are a few ways for you to support JEMfriends in the next two months.
  • Purchase a shirt now- until November 10th, through a local company Hello Beauty Full. For every shirt purchased they will be donating one to the JEMyouth.
  • Support our Thanksgiving! Scroll to the bottom to see how you can help!
  • Christmas shopping for our youth! You can be apartof making a very special Christmas by purchasing items from they youths wish list. They get their gifts at the JEMfriends Christmas party in December.
-Liberty Thompson

Check out our amazing sponsors!

The Hartwell Corporation

Peggy L. Farnworth

Jacob and Sarah Barrett

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

Ultimate Heating and Air

Community Development Inc

Finding Idaho


Bayside Capital Co.

Boise Metro Rotary Club

All Saints Presbyterian


An anonymous donor blessed Alyssia with a car!
She can’t wait to see where these new wheels will take her, thank you!

Upcoming Events

Hello Beauty Full is having their 3rd ’10 DAYS OF GIVING IN NOVEMBER’
Every t-shirt purchased also means one is donated! Only until the 10th of NOVEMBER.
GIVING is such a gift. Visit their store HERE. Shirts are being donated to JEMyouth.

Support JEMfriends Through the Holidays

JEMfriends Thanksgiving Dinner
We will be having a Thanksgiving Dinner with the youth the evening before Thanksgiving. But we need YOUR help! Click HERE to sign up to bring Thanksgiving treats. If you have any questions please email Liberty at
Tis’ the Season!
Being apart of the JEMfriends holiday season is a gift that often goes beyond the present wrapped up in a big red bow under the tree; for most of our youth, they have many hard memories tied to this season, if they have any good ones at all. Sponsoring a youth’s Christmas is an opportunity for you to bless these young adults in making THIS holiday season full of good memories, and making it one they want to always remember.
And it’s easy for you to do!! Like to shop online? We’ll send you the link to the exact gift one of our youth hopes is waiting for them under the tree this year!
Don’t like shopping?? They do! Purchase a gift card for the youth who want to do their own shopping. It really is that simple, but blesses each of our youth so much.
Contact Naomi Miller with any questions, and let her know how you’d like to help!

Support JEMfriends While Online Christmas Shopping!

Shop at and put JEMfriends as your preferred Charity option! Its the exact same website as Amazon, and no extra sign up needed! But at no extra cost to you, a percent of your purchase will go directly to JEMfriends! Such an easy way to give, right?!

See You Next Month!