New Members

Greater Boise Area Chapter Leaders

Kristina Cunningham
Steffanie Empey

Boise Chapter of Compassionate Friends
PO Box 8565
Boise, ID 83707

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Friends Who Listen

If you are having a bad day filled with hopelessness or despair, give one of these friends a call:

  • Julie Vande Voorde, Mackenzie’s mom, lost her daughter by an accidental prescription drug overdose when she was 20 years old. (208) 409-4660
  • Heather Crossley, Hayes’ mom, lost Hayes to illness when he wasn’t quite 2 years old. (208) 867-6628
  • Anita Elderkin, Ricky (2 years old) & Dusty’s (18 years) mom is available by email or phone: or (208) 350-1305
  • Linda Merced, Christian & James’s mom, can be helpful to single parents that have lost all their children and have no grandkids, and live alone. (239) 848-2601

Where We Meet


Where: Meridian Senior Center in Kleiner Park next to the flagpoles
When: Every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7pm