Blossoms of Hope Tree Planting

On October 29, 2019 a Blossoms of Hope Kwanzan Cherry Tree was dedicated in memory of Paul Kelley and in honor of the Paul J. Kelley, Jr. Charitable Foundation.

PJK Foundation Board Members and their families gathered to dedicate the three
Board and family gathered around the tree

Paul's wife Shel, his daughter and son-in-law Ali and Harrison, and his granddaughter Meara
Shel and family next to the tree

The employees and volunteers of Gilchrist make it what it is!
Gilchrist volunteers standing next to the tree

The Kwanzan Cherry Tree in Memory of Paul Kelley
Cherry tree with flowers and plaque

"In Loving Memory of Paul J. Kelley, Jr. and In Gratitude To the Paul J. Kelley, Jr. Charitable Foundation"
plaque at the base of the tree

2019 St Paddy's Day Bash!

The 2019 PJK Foundation Board Members:
(front) Jeff Lake, Shel Kelley, Jan Peedin, Wendy Lake
(center) Tim Mitchell, Jeff Carlson, John Pelton, Peggy Temple, Connie Bennett, Debbie Sauers, Michelle Yale, Stacey Stirmer, Terri Westerlund
(back) Dan Nowak
Foundation Board photo

The family and friends of Shel Kelley
Shel Kelly family group photo

Silent Auction items donated by Friends of the Foundation
Tables displaying auction items

People playing the Green and Gold game for a chance to win a TV
People holding green and gold paddles

The Photo Booth was fun for all!
People dressed in green in the photo booth


People dressed in green in the photo booth

2018 St Paddy's Day Bash!

The Board Members who brought us the 2018 St. Paddy's Day Bash!
Back row: Tim, John, Jack, Jeff, Dan
Middle Row: Stacey, Jan, Michelle, Connie, Peggy, Debbie, Cheryl
Front row: Shel, Jeff, Wendy

Kelley Foundation 2018 Board of Directors

The Kelley Family

Kelley family group photo

Shel Kelley tells the crowd about Paul

Shel Kelley speaking at the Bash

Gilchrist Center of Howard County

Gilchrist Center Howard County

Gilchrist Center Howard County sign

The Kelley Foundation Board presenting a check to Gilchrist in August 2017

Board presenting a check to Gilchrist

This photo of Bobby Orr, Paul's favorite Boston Bruin player, was given to Gilchrist in August 2017 and hangs in Room 4, which was his jersey number.

Presenting Bobby Orr photo to Gilchrist

Annual Fundraising Events!

St. Paddy's Day Bash

Foundation Board at the 2015 Bash

Takes place every year
on St. Patrick's Day.

El Azteca Restaurant

El Azteca Restaurant logo

Look for this in November
or December annually.

Hearts for Hospice 
 

Hearts for Hospice green hearts

February Each Year
The Brewer’s Art Tavern