Project Jason

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Not to be confused with JASON Project. ‹See Tfd›

Project Jason is a project started after Jason Jolkowski went missing and has not been found. Born June 24, 1981 from Omaha, Nebraska, United States, he disappeared on June 13, 2001 on his way to work.[1][2]

Between November 5 and November 24, 2006, Pennsylvania philanthropist Joe Mammana offered rewards of $100,000 for information leading to a recovery or a conviction in Jason's case as well as 19 other cases.[3]

On October 6, 2003, Jason's parents founded Project Jason, a nonprofit organization that assists families of missing persons[4] and works to prevent more abductions from taking place. Jim and Kelly Jolkowski presented LB111, Jason's Law, to the State Judiciary Committee; it was passed on National Missing Children's Day, May 25, 2005. Jason's Law established a missing person's clearinghouse in the state of Nebraska.[5]

Services provided to families of the missing[edit]

Project Jason provides free online counseling for families of missing persons. It also has a free yearly retreat for families of the missing and provides a program called Family Media Assistance, which encourages local media outlets not to let the missing fade from the public view.

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External links[edit]

Official website