Highlights of the year include the Melbourne Marathon, an oustanding fundraising effort from NAPSA, and a special wedding that helped us to help young people with an ABI. You can read about what James has been doing this year too. JMBF Newsletter 5 – Dec 2014
New Vic laws increase sentences for murder, coward punches, child abuse Updated Sat 1 November 2014 at 11:00am (ABC News online) Serious crimes committed in Victoria will attract longer sentences from today, with new laws coming into effect as part of the State Government’s baseline sentencing reforms. The laws mandate higher median sentences for crimes… Read more »
Team results are in for all Melbourne Marathon Festival events, and we are proud to report that our hard-working and hard-running JMB teams took out first place honours in both the 10km the 5km runs. Our full marathon team came in 12th, and the half marathon runners achieved 7th place – both excellent efforts when you… Read more »
Well it is over for another year. On Sunday morning our JMB teams lined up to run for those who can’t, and we are absolutely thrilled with the turnout at the 2014 Medibank Melbourne Marathon festival. We want to say an enormous thank you to each and every one of you who ran, jogged, walked, or even limped your way to the finish… Read more »
When the National Australian Pharmacy Students Association (NAPSA) chose the JMB Foundation as their charity for the annual Charity Cup, they knew it would strike a chord. But they never expected to smash their previous fund-raising record by close to fifty per cent! But that was what happened – raising the astonishing amount of $30,738… Read more »
We are so pleased to share this wonderful story of happiness and generosity. Last month James Macready-Bryan’s friends Emma Humann and Alex Pattison married, in a beautiful ceremony attended by guests including James. It was an enormously happy occasion, as weddings ought to be. But Emma and Alex also turned their wedding into an opportunity… Read more »
by James Williamson We were delighted that the year 12 girls at St Catherine’s School could find time in their busy schedules to support the JMB Foundation and raise funds through games, exercise and eating donuts! On 16th May the school’s year 12 group, which itself has been touched by the tragedy of acquired brain… Read more »
We’re delighted to report that a team from the Fairfield Osteopathic Clinic, together with their friends and family, managed to raise $1950 for the JMB Foundation by participating in the Run Melbourne event on 27th July 2014. People of a range of ages participated, including the owners of Fairfield Osteopathic Clinic and their children of just five and… Read more »
The Waverley bridge club raised over $3000 on Saturday for the JMB Foundation in their annual JMB Swiss Pairs. Andrew is photoed here with the winners Justin Howard and Annette Maluish. Great day and they have promised to do it again next year. Thanks to the Waverley Bridge Club for their continued support.
Andrew Macready Bryan Interviewed on the Today show, Channel 9, 21 January 2014 click on the link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/363ofd7e3d0dz1a/One%20Punch%20Legislation.wmv
The JMB Foundation is happy for our nation’s Prime Minister to bring focus to the problem of alcohol-fuelled violence. Alcohol-fuelled violence is an entirely preventable cause of Acquired Brain Injury that steals lives and leaves a legacy of lifelong pain and disability. The financial cost is enormous; the emotional cost is devastating and unquantifiable.
On Friday 2nd August 2013, Dave Pocock and his colleague Simon McMahon made good on a promise to wax their chests to help raise funds for The JMB Foundation. It began as bit of a PR stunt from the guys as they offered to wax their chests for a charity if they could exceed 100… Read more »