Tag Archives: Make a Difference

Remembering Jayme

As I was thinking about writing this during the week, I was sitting on a bench near a river by my house that I frequent often.  I was thinking about Jayme, appreciating some much-needed contemplative time.  A white duck moved swiftly in front of me, bolting down the river while dodging the large rocks. It was remarkable because I…
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The Journey Of A Bear

Where do Jayme’s Bears go? To trace the journey of one of Jayme’s Bears, let’s start with a bit of a history lesson. Back in 2012, we launched the Jayme’s Bears Project, inspired by the mitzvah (or “good deed”) Jayme  completed at age twelve. She hand-made forty fleece teddy bears, delivering them to the Jimmy…
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How I Went from Jayme’s Fund to The Jimmy Fund

Note: We recently interviewed Amber Forrence, a past Jayme’s Fund for Social Justice intern. Read more to learn about the work she did with Jayme’s Fund, the work she continues to do with the foundation, and the effect it has had on her since.  Hi! My name is Amber Forrence, and I live in Windham,…
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Remembering Jayme and Those She Touched 20 Years Ago

Twenty years ago, the world lost a young visionary. All who knew her intimately experienced intense suffering, as you can imagine. Within days, a bank account was established to receive donations for “something” that would honor Jayme’s passions and support human rights. This ultimately became Jayme’s Fund for Social Justice. Thank you for allowing Jayme’s…
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