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2018 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

2018 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival The date is set! Sunday 14th October is the big day in 2018. Never too early to register: We’ll be updating this page soon, with information about how you can support JMB by participating as a runner or as a volunteer on marathon day. If you’d like info right away,… Read more »

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Helping Holli to communicate

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Holli Bryceland was just five years old when she suffered a stroke three years ago in 2014. Now eight, she lives in Carrum Downs with her family and attends school locally, recently winning a school award for honesty. As a result of the stroke Holli has aphasia, which causes damage to the parts of the… Read more »

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Applications invited for 2017 Round 2 funding

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

The James Macready-Bryan (JMB) Foundation will receive applications until 31 October 2017 for the next round of funding for eligible young people with an acquired brain injury, to support their specific needs. Why have an applications process? The JMB Foundation was formed in 2007 by parents known to the family of James Macready-Bryan – JMB. The… Read more »

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How JMB helped over the past 12 months

Friday, March 10th, 2017

We are grateful for wonderful support over the past 12 months from many different avenues, including major events such as the JMB Foundation 10th anniversary luncheon and the Melbourne Marathon, and generous donations from organisations and individuals. Funds so kindly donated to JMB Foundation this year have enabled us to make grants available to young… Read more »

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2016 a big year for James

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

2016 was an important year in many ways for James and his family, bringing several high points and reasons to celebrate. October was a particularly busy month, with the JMB Foundation 10th anniversary luncheon, the Melbourne Marathon, and James’s 30th birthday, all within a couple of weeks. As the guest of honour at each of these,… Read more »

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Friends and supporters brought together for anniversary luncheon

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Last October, as many reading this will know, it was ten years since the tragic event that led to the establishment of the JMB Foundation. For a number of our early years a fundraising luncheon was held in support of JMB. Organised by a committee of wonderful women under the banner of BLINC (Brain Linked… Read more »

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Collins Place Pharmacy contributes to cause

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Collins Place Pharmacy has been helping us to do what we do for many years now. Frequently called upon to witness documents, Pharmacist Jenny Willingham and her staff ask for a gold coin donation in return for this service, with all proceeds passed on to JMB. We are always surprised and delighted every three or… Read more »

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Christmas a time for giving

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

With just a couple of weeks until Christmas, we hope you and your family will be enjoying all the happiness and fun this time of year brings, and making the most of time to spend with your loved ones. There are many ways in which you can enter into the spirit of Christmas, and giving… Read more »

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Erin the “Aussie in Southampton” runs for JMB

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

A lot of our attention was focused on the Melbourne Marathon in October, but on the other side of the world there was another big run going on just a week later. JMB Foundation supporter Erin Pratt put her energy into the Great South Run on Sunday October 23rd in Portsmouth, southern England, with 25,500 competitors. It’s… Read more »

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JMB 10km team number one

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Congratulations to all our 10km Team JMB runners. You topped the table! Number 1. Great effort and we are proud of all of you.

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A decade on, violence still haunts us

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

A decade on, violence that crushed MB still haunts us Anna O’Halloran, Herald Sun   October 12, 2016 7:19pm THE tragic story behind the formation of Step Back Think began on this day 10 years ago. On October 13 2006, James Macready-Bryan was out celebrating his 20th birthday. A talented footy player, student, friend, son and… Read more »

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