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St Augustine’s contributes to the cause

Monday, June 18th, 2018

St. Augustine’s Southern Opportunity shop has been helping us to do what we do for the past eight years now. Tracey and her team of volunteers sell second-hand goods and divide the proceeds up among many charities, of which the Foundation is one. We are always surprised and delighted every six months or so when… Read more »

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10km team wins again

Monday, June 18th, 2018

We are again, for the second time, the proud recipients of this excellent trophy, which will find a home with James Macready-Bryan. The JMB Foundation team came out on top of the teams’ table for the 10 km event in the 2017 Melbourne Marathon festival. So an extra special congratulations are in order for the… Read more »

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Waverley Bridge Club trumps again

Monday, June 18th, 2018

This year annual fundraiser at the Waverley Bridge Club had thirty pairs of enthusiastic players turn out on the first Saturday in March. We are delighted to report that the event raised more than $3,000 for JMB Foundation. It’s the sixth year WBC has organised this special event, and we thank everyone for their efforts… Read more »

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JMB Cup is a great day – both on and off the field

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Saturday 16th June brought scattered rain and a good win to Caulfield Grammar School in the annual football match between Carey and Caulfield Grammar for the JMB Cup. This year Step Back Think donated their signature orange laces for the fundraiser and all players from both teams wore them proudly. As did students from all… Read more »

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Introducing Peter

Monday, June 18th, 2018

You might have noticed we have been introducing our board members over the past few issues, and now we’d like you to meet Peter Woodbridge, a friend of the Macready-Bryan family through his two sons, Christopher and Matthew. Peter was appointed as a director in February 2018 and brings his extensive experience in management from the… Read more »

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Helping Gabi after her stroke

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Gabi Lilburne was 49 years old when she suffered a stroke in 2017, leaving her needing help with domestic tasks, personal care and transfers. After her discharge from hospital Gabi needed one-on-one assistance when she returned to the Edithvale home she shares with her husband Joe. Initially Joe took all his leave from his job… Read more »

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A big year for James

Monday, December 11th, 2017

2017 has been an important year in many ways for James Macready-Bryan and his family. October is always a busy month, with the JMB Foundation’s big annual event, the Melbourne Marathon, and James’s birthday, coming just a few days apart. As the guest of honour on Marathon day, James enjoyed the activity and the sense… Read more »

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A special letter of thank you from Anj Barker

Monday, December 11th, 2017

To The JMB Foundation, Thank you for your much-appreciated grant of $5000, towards a vehicle for me. I would love to thank your Foundation for your kindness and this has enabled me to purchase my new vehicle. Your generosity has been a Godsend; I now have a very Schmick Pearl White Toyota Alphard from Nuwan… Read more »

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A win, win, win for the boys at Xavier

Monday, December 11th, 2017

David Burke (pictured below) is the Assistant Learning Leader, Head of Mathematics and Head of House (Loyola) at Xavier College. He has been involved in fundraising for JMB Foundation for more than eight years, and to date his activities have helped raise more than $6,000 for the Foundation. David and his wife, who works at… Read more »

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Introducing Libby

Monday, December 11th, 2017

We have been introducing our board members over the past few issues, and now we’d like you to meet our most recent addition, Libby Rule, a friend of James and the Macready-Bryan family. Libby is a Senior Communications and Stakeholder Relations Advisor at Level Crossing Removal Authority. She brings her communications expertise to the JMB Foundation,… Read more »

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Melbourne Marathon 2017 – what great a day to run and fundraise

Monday, December 11th, 2017

October 15th, the day of Melbourne Marathon Festival, brought beautiful weather for running, and what a great turnout of team runners – and walkers – we had this year. We’re pleased to report around 125 supporters donned our signature blue singlets and t-shirts and joined team JMB Foundation on the track. The full marathon had… Read more »

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How we have helped in 2017

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Darryn Kearney received funding from the JMB Foundation to help with bathroom modifications. Darryn lives with his parents in Ocean Grove. He has an ABI causing complete paralysis on his left-hand side and contributing to cortal blindness. The JMB Foundation grant helped bridge the gap between the amount the National Disability Insurance Scheme provided and… Read more »

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