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The Jet Start Foundation
This Foundation was created & is dedicated to John E. Tindall Jr.

October 8th 1975 - November 13th 2009
What is Bipolar Disorder?
Bipolar disorder is a condition in which people experience intermittent abnormally elevated (manic or hypomanic) and, in many cases, abnormally depressed states for periods of time in a way that interferes with functioning.
Although bipolar disorder is marked by a transition depression and mania, depression is far more common.
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April 17, 2018

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Our Basketball Court is finally complete.
I just received my ribbon cutting ceremony invitation.
"THANK YOU" to everyone who follows us and donates to help our cause.
This is just the beginning to help those who suffer from
Bipolar Disorder and Opioid Addiction so please keep following us
and keep those donation coming!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at:

The New Behavioral Health Outdoor Recreation Space.
Jefferson Health Behavioral Health Services at Washington Township.
454 Hurfville - Cross Keys Road
Sewell, NJ

Please RSVP by May 10th to:

Kelly Hageman

This is invitation only!

November 10, 2017

Annual Celebration of Philanthropy

Invitation Only Cocktail Reception
Wednesday. November 15, 2017
5PM - 7PM

Cherry Hill Hospital
Lower Leval Lobby
2201 Chapel Ave W
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
RSVP to:
Kennedy Health

Questions Please Call:
(856) 566-5315

Please use staircase in lower level in front of Starbucks

Please Click Here to view flyer & pictures

March 23, 2017

Flyers Cooler Raffle

Jet Start's New Fundraiser!
When going out to dinner why not eat out at Filomena's Restaurant and Bar?
1380 Blackwood Clementon Road
Clementon,New Jersey 08021

Before leaving why not buy tickets for a drawing for our Flyer's Zamboni Cooler Basket. Tickets can be purchased at the hostess desk.
3 for $10.00. All funds go to help build a basketball court for:
Kennedy Health Center in
Washington Township, NJ
Drawing of winner will be held on
May 7, 2017 at 2PM at Filomena's Restaurant and Bar. Join us for door prizes and also a prize for best dressed Flyer Fantasy.

February 13, 2017

Coins for our Cause

Join us for our:
Jet Start Foundation's Fundraiser
"Coins for our Cause"

As you know our foundation raises funds for Kennedy Health Systems
to help those who suffer from Bi-Polar Disorder.
At this time we were asked to help fund a Basketball Court at:

Kennedy Health Center
Hurfville-Cross Keys Road
Turnersville, NJ 08012

"Click Here" to see how you can help!

October 03, 2016

7th Annual Fundraiser!

Join us for our:
Jet Start Foundation's
7th Annual Fundraiser
Friday November 18th, 2016
7PM - 11PM
Valley Caterers
523 Princeton Blvd (Oak Valley)
Wenonah, NJ 08090
Buffet, Beer, Wine, Soda, DJ
50-50's, Chinese Auction, Door Prizes
Adult: $35.00
Child: $25.00
For Tickets contact: Donna Bennett
(856) 905-4383

August 19, 2016

Family Medical Equipment Community Cookout

Friday, August 19, 2016
11:30AM - 4:00PM
882 South Delsea Drive, Vinland, NJ

Click Here for details

October 06, 2015

Jet Start Foundation's 6th Annual Fundraiser

Friday, November 20, 2015
7:00 - 11:00PM
Valley Caterers 
523 Princeton Blvd (Oak Valley)
Wenonah, NJ 08090

Buffet & Beer
Adults : $35.00
Child: $25.00
50-50's, Door Prizes, Chinese Auction 
Let's celebrate John's 40th Birthday
by helping others.

For tickets Contact:
Donna Bennett 
1685 Autumn Drive
Franklinville, NJ 08322

or you can "Click Here to DONATE" Thank you in advance for your support!

August 14, 2014

Fundraiser / Grandparent Day Walk!
When: Sunday September 07, 2014 3:00PM
Where: Washington Lake Park, 647 Hurfville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080.

Donna Bennett (President of JET START) walks to raise funds for Bipolar Disorder.
I will be walking 5 laps and asking for donations. They can be sent to:

Donna Bennett (President)
1685 Autumn Drive
Franklinville, New Jersey 08322.

or you can "Click Here to DONATE" Thank you in advance for your support!

March 11, 2014

A letter from Kennedy Health Care Foundation and Kennedy Health System's Behavioral Health Unit

Dear Ms. Bennett,
On behalf of the Kennedy Health Care Foundation and Kennedy Health System's Behavioral Health Unit,we are honored to acknowledge the recent donation from the Jet Start Foundation.This very generous gift will help us to continue to make improvements to the Quite Room and specifically to fund a "Comfort Cart". The items on the comfort cart will be used to aid adult patients in the behavior unit to help settle down when they are becoming agitated or out of control.The comfort cart will include items such as stress balls,cd's, lap pads,reading materials, aromas etc.for their use.

Your support will allow us to improve our ability to help patients with bi-polar disorder.Because of your generosity, our team will also be working to better care, expand the ability of people to receive treatment, as well as increase acceptance and understanding of mood disorders.

Again, we thank you and JET START FOUNDATION for your support of this significant project.We are pleased you are part of our family and thank you for your generous investment in Kennedy Health System.

With sincere regards,
Joanne Sabatini
Special Projects Coordinator
Health Care Foundation
Kennedy Health System

December 05, 2013

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Programs

Kennedy Health System's Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Programs offer intensive counseling services for youths 5 to 17 years old.Treatment is individualized and tailored to address each youth's specific emotional and behavioral needs.Participants in the programs have access to case management,family meetings,psychiatric evaluations and medication monitoring services.

This Fall we are excited to announce BRAND NEW program tracks that broaden our service lines and reach out to additional youth in need.If you know of any youth that are struggling in any of these areas please contac our offices.If you have any questions or need any additional information about our services,please contac the program at the numbers listed below.

Cherry Hill Division
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002
Phone: (856) 488-6514 or (856) 488-6453
Fax: (856) 488-6454

To set up an intake appointment you may also contact our
Behavioral Health Access Center at: (856) 488-6789,Option 2

Mental Health Programs

Assists youth with emotional and behavioral needs.
Addresses Depression, Anxiety,Suicidal Thoughts, Self injury.Family Conflict.Mood Disorders,Attention Deficit and Hyper Activity, Being Bullied and any other emotional need.

Partial Hospitalization Program:
Monday through Friday
5 to 17 years old

Intensive Outpatient Programs:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
13 to 17 years old
5:00 -8:00pm

Tuesday and Friday
5 to 12 years old

*New MICA Curriculum

Assists youth with emotional and behavioral needs who are also strggling with addiction and substance abuse.

Focuses on mental health as well as addiction,recovery,abstinence,relapse prevention, and connections to resources in the community that promote positive decision making and sobriety.

New Curriculum incorporates Evidenced Based Practices that facilitate Wellness, Recovery, and Action Planning.

Intensive Outpatient Program:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
13 to 17 years old

New Bullying Program Assists youth who have been Identified as a Bully.

Provides psycho-educational sessions that encourage positive
communication,equality,acceptance,conflict resolution, and appropriate socialization skills.

Also utilizes Evidence Based Practices with youth to address emotional needs such as family conflict,deppression,self esteem and whatever else is relevant to that specific adolescent.

Intensive Outpatient Program:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
13 to 17 years old

August 21, 2013

Walk-A-Thon 2013
The Walk-A-Thon this year for the public will have to be post poned until next year due to I did not register in time. However I will be walking alone on grandparents day, September 8, 2013 at Washington Lake Park to raise funds for JET START FOUNDATION in memory of my son JOHN E TINDALL JR and my for the love I hold for my 10 grandchildren, especially my grandson JOHN E TINDALL III who I love and miss so much. I will be walking 5 laps. I would appreciate a check made out to JET START FOUNDATION for even $1.00. Please send the donation to Donna Bennett 1685 Autumn Drive Franklinville, NJ 08322 by the day of the walk. All moneies will go to fund the Quiet Room at Kennedy Behavioral Health systems in Cherry Hill N.J. Please help me raise funds to help others.Thank You!

November 10, 2012

A Heartfelt Thank You!
A Heartfelt Thank You to everyone who attended The Jet Start Foundations fundraiser on October 12th 2012.
It was a great success. Thank you everyone for all the great baskets made and donated for the Chinese Auction. Thank you all especially who cared enough to take the time out of your busy schedules to attend & join with me to help the children at Kennedy Behavioral Health Systems. I hope to see all of you next year. A small challenge to everyone out there! For everyone who knew John please send just $5.00 a year to Jet Start Foundation. You would help alot of children be able to live a more productive life with less medication. John, I know would be honored to be remembered. His life on earth will always help others. Thank You once again.

October 02, 2012

Welcome Russell and his team to Jet Start!
On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 I met with Mr. Russell Micoli Jr.,M.ED., M.H.A. Who is the Corporate Director for the Behavioral Health Services at Kennedy University Hospital. I met with him and three of his staff members and had a complete tour of the behavioral wards.
We set up where Jet Start Foundation monies will be best spent. Please join us at John's celebration of life bash on Friday, October 12, 2012 from 7PM - 11PM at Villari's Lakeside in Sicklerville, NJ to welcome Russell and his team to Jet Start. He will be speaking to all of us to explain behavioral health, where our monies go and how ALL of us can make a change in the live's of people who struggle with behavioral problems. Please come join us and If you knew JOHN E TINDALL JR then please do it in memory of him so know other person ever looses someone from this disorder EVER.

September 13, 2012

Thank You!
The Jet Start Foundation thanks everyone who participated at the Grandparents day walk held on Sunday September 9th, 2012 at Washington Lake Park.
The Jet Start Foundation has been recently acknowledged as a supporter of "Kennedy Health System for Patient Care Initiatives in Behavior Health".
The monies raised will allow Kennedy Health System to improve the ability of people suffering from bi-polar disorder to receive better treatment as well as increase acceptance and understanding of mood disorders.
Please join us in continuing to raise funds to help battle the bi-polar disorder. We can all make a difference.
Once again a Sincere Heartfelt Thank You to all
The Jet Start Foundation

Please Click Here to view pictures from our walk!

July 10, 2012

You Can Help!
The Jet Start Foundation invites you to host an event in your neighborhood to support bipolar disorder. Choose an activity that will interest your community & choose a time of year that works best for you.
Team leaders can even choose what kind of bipolar research to fund through The Jet Start Foundation. Help us change the world for everyone facing bipolar disorder. Contact us to learn more about this exciting opportunity.
PHONE: (856) 905-4384

July 10, 2012

Fundraiser / Grandparent Day Walk!
When: Sunday September 09, 2012 8:30AM
Where: Washington Lake Park, 647 Hurfville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080.

Registration Fee - $15.00 per person $20.00 per Family
Arrival Time: 8:30AM Walk Starts: 9:00AM in front of Amply Theatre Stage

Registration fees must be payed prior to the walk. $15.00pp or $20.00 per family. At this time you will also recieve a sponsor form to collect monies from sponsors supporting your walk for the Jet Start Foundation. All checks are to be made out to JET START. Contact: Donna Bennett, 1685 Autumn Drive, Franklinville, New Jersey 08322. Call - (856) 740-0495 .Remember if you can't walk you can make a donation by check, cash or paypal. Sunday September 9, 2012 8:30am Go to lot E to park. This parking lot is the closest to the AMPHITHEATRE where the walk will begin at 9AM. At this time all monies will be collected from the sponsor forms before the walk begins. There will be bottled water given to all walkers at this time. Grandparents Day Walk - all proceeds go to The Jet Start Foundation for the research and education of bipolar disorder. Please feel free to contact Donna Bennett for furthur information.Thank you for reaching out to take the time to help The Jet Start Foundation. Help those with bipolar disorder live a productive life.

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