About Our Foundation

Founded in 2005, The Jolly Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization created to support and protect the environment with a particular interest in the protection of the sea turtles and land conservation, to support the arts, and to support brain injury.

Our founding inspiration is Mary Ellen McKee, who was majoring in Earth Systems at Stanford University when she suffered a traumatic brain injury in October of 2002.

      Mary Ellen McKee
      Gwen McKee
      Mary Jo Spence
      Tom McKee
      Billy McKee
      Eiman Azim
      Sarah Pollet
      Clermont Fraser
      Claire Lochridge
      Dieter Gunkel
      Dave Wolfowitz
      Kevin Adams
      Caretta Project
      Memorial Rehab
      Horsin Around
      Brain Injury Assn of Georgia
      The Dolphin Project of Savannah
      Savannah Tree Foundation
      Shepard Center-Beyond Therapy Program
      NOAA Ocean Film Festival
      Grey Matters Support Group
      Tybee Marine Science Center
      Malaria NetWorks
      Abilities Unlimited
      Mountain Film Festival

Interested in joining The Jolly Foundation team? Whether you are an organization or an individual committed to social change, we want to empower you to take an active role in YOUR community! Or, please consider a tax-exempt donation, Learn more.

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