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Letter from Di Rule, the Chair

Friday, November 13th, 2020

Dear Supporters, I hope you and your families are well. 2020 has been a challenging year for all but the JMB Foundation continues to provide financial assistance to those people who apply through our bi-annual grant system. The money they receive helps pay for care needs such as extra therapy hours, special equipment, home modifications… Read more »

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Applications invited for 2020 Round 2 funding

Saturday, June 13th, 2020

The James Macready-Bryan (JMB) Foundation will receive applications until 31 October 2020 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…. Read more »

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Thinking about tax time?

Saturday, June 13th, 2020

It’s that time again … receipts, filing, and a desk full of paperwork! If this is the time of year when you also consider a contribution to one of your favourite causes, we would ask you to think about the work of the JMB Foundation. Generous donations such as yours allowed us to provide more… Read more »

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Living in lockdown with an ABI: a letter from Robyn Brewin

Saturday, June 13th, 2020

Hi everyone I am writing this to let you know how James is and what has been happening in his life lately. Living in the new Covid-19 world is challenging for everyone and it is particularly difficult for those with profound disabilities such as James and all the people he lives with in his shared… Read more »

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Introducing John

Saturday, June 13th, 2020

John is a litigation lawyer at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and has been friends with James since they started year 7 together at Carey Grammar in 1999. He is a former director and treasurer of Step Back Think, an organisation closely aligned with the JMB Foundation, and brings to the Foundation his experience in institutional and… Read more »

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Helping Damian achieve his goals

Saturday, June 13th, 2020

In late 2017, then 24-year-old Damian had a motorbike accident while travelling in India, which resulted in an acquired brain injury. Damian initially received life saving surgery in India before being transported to an Australian hospital for further surgery and rehabilitation over the next 8 months. He currently lives at home with his parents Terry… Read more »

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Christmas a time for giving

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

With just a few 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.

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Applications invited for 2020 Round 1 funding

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

The James Macready-Bryan (JMB) Foundation will receive applications until 30 April 2020 for the next round of funding for eligible young people with an acquired brain injury, to support…

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A letter from Xavier College House Leader

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

On September the 20th, Burke Hall / Xavier College organised an event called the 100 laps of the Studley Oval to help raise awareness for the JMB Foundation. This is a whole school…

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