JSK Stories

2018 JSK Address – Catherine Kelly

2022-03-24T01:50:39+00:00March 24th, 2022|JSK Stories|

Catherine Kelly, Opening Address John Skipper Kelly Fund Cocktail Party 28 March 2018 We thank you for adding the John Skipper Kelly Fund to your annual calendar’s. Thank you to our host John Canning once again in this breathtaking venue. Welcome Jane Jose, CEO of The Sydney Community Foundation. Thank you to our advisory panel

Hattember Gala Dinner

2021-07-03T10:44:24+00:00July 3rd, 2021|JSK Stories|

Hattember® and the JSK Fund present a very special Gala Event! Treat yourself to a night of fashion, music and celebration as we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the John Skipper Kelly Fund and the Hattember® Competition for 2021. The event includes a fabulous 3-Course sit down dinner and drinks in the stunning Marquee

JSK Ball – Cancelled

2021-07-03T10:22:38+00:00July 3rd, 2021|JSK Stories|

Unfortunately, given the continuing uncertainty and health safety risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to make a very difficult decision to cancel the JSK Ball, which we had hoped to reschedule in early 2021. A huge thank you to the JSK Ball committee for all the hard work organising entertainment, sponsorship and

100Kms for JSK

2020-03-23T23:50:30+00:00October 30th, 2019|JSK Stories|

In August 2019, a team of Kelly siblings and enthusiastic Territorian friends successfully tackled the Katherine Ultra Challenge in memory of the late and great John Skipper Kelly. The challenge was a one day 100km adventure race involving: a 3.2km Swim (no crocs!); a 21.5km run; a 25km mountain bike ride; an 11.5km Kayak;

2019 JSK Cocktail Party

2019-11-03T06:36:48+00:00October 30th, 2019|JSK Stories|

On 11 April we were once again generously hosted by King and Wood Mallesons on level 61, over looking Sydney harbour, for the annual JSK cocktail party. It was a wonderful night - live music thanks to Alec and David Brinsmead and Eddie and James Bernasconi, inspiring speeches and delicious food and drinks. Special

100 Ks for JSK

2019-10-29T13:14:19+00:00December 29th, 2016|JSK Stories|

In May 2017, we will be running the Ultra Trail Australia, a 100km ultra marathon in the Blue Mountains in memory of Dad. In running the Ultra Trail 100, we are aiming to raise $6000 to support two Indigenous students to undertake an internship with an indigenous organisation through the Aurora Internship program and the


2019-10-29T13:14:19+00:00August 27th, 2015|JSK Stories|

#HATTEMBER will go live on the 1st September toreros funds for the John Skipper Kelly Fund to raise funds for leadership opportunities we see for disadvantaged youth. We invite you to take part by wearing a hat every day of September. The hats can be serious, silly, informal, fun, or sublime. Whatever takes your fancy.

2015 City2surf

2019-10-29T13:14:19+00:00August 19th, 2015|JSK Stories|

The 2015 city2surf was a glorious event showcasing Sydney at its very best. This year in our brand new merchandise over 80 runners joined the throng of 80,000 runners to do the annual city2surf. We were well spread across the field in both pace and age ranges.  Our fastest male runner rushed to the surf

2015 JSK Memorial Cocktail Party: Hosted by King and Wood Mallesons

2019-10-29T13:14:19+00:00February 27th, 2015|JSK Stories|

The JSK Cocktail party is a wonderful opportunity for us to connect with friends, family and colleagues to remember the spirit of John Skipper Kelly, and raise funds for a cause dear to his heart.  We are incredibly grateful for the generous offer from King and Wood Mallesons to host us in their beautiful function