Project Jason Mission Statement

Our mission as a non profit organization is to create and increase public awareness of missing people through a variety of outreach and educational activities. Project Jason seeks to bring hope and assistance to families of the missing by providing resources and support.

About Project Jason

Before June 13th, 2001, we were just an ordinary family living a peaceful, happy existence. We worked outside the home, spent time with our two wonderful sons, attended Mass every Sunday, and enjoyed the company of family and friends. On that fateful Wednesday, our lives changed forever. Our family unit was brutally ripped apart when our oldest son, Jason, then age 19, disappeared without a trace from our driveway.

Learn more about on our organization, Project Jason.


Recent News & Events

Jason’s Birthday Campaign

Jason’s Birthday Campaign began on June 13th, the 12 year mark of the disappearance of Project Jason namesake, Jason Jolkowski.

Jason's 32nd Birthday Campaign

As a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization, Project Jason depends on the public for support of their mission and programs.

For more information on Jason’s Birthday Campaign and how you can help us, visit  Jason’s Birthday Campaign web page.


Living Life in the Not-Knowing Video Presentation

Project Jason is pleased to present our video “Living Life in the Not-Knowing.” This video was written and narrated by Kelly Murphy, President and Founder of Project Jason. It provides a glimpse into the day in the life of a family with a missing loved one. Kelly shares how ordinary moments are never the same when faced with this tragedy. Photos of her missing son, Jason, the Project Jason namesake, are shown from his birth to young adulthood as the not-so-ordinary day unfolds.

Project Jason, a 501 c 3 nonprofit, was founded in the aftermath of Jason’s disappearance and the revelation that there were few organizations to help, especially in the case of a missing adult. Jason remains among the missing, but his legacy and namesake organization goes on, helping thousands of families in his name and generous spirit.

Watch the video: on Youtube

2013 Keys to Healing Retreat

Registration for Project Jason’s 6th annual Keys to Healing Retreat is now open! This retreat, and all it offers, is the best life training offered anywhere for persons living with the ambiguous loss of a child or adult loved one. In addition to the training sessions, you’ll meet with other families who know and understand how you feel. You’ll be in a safe and private environment that nurtures your mind, body, and spirit and gives you to tools to move forward in a manner healthy for you, while continuing in the search for your loved one.

Additional information can be found here.

Featured Missing Adult:

Schelling, Kelsie Schelling, Kelsie

Height: 5 ft 4 in
Weight: 120 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel

Kelsie, then age 21, was last seen on 2/4/2013 in Pueblo, CO. She went to meet her boyfriend. Cell phone records show she did make it there. She was driving her 2011 black Chevy Cruze, which was found at St Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo on February 14, 2013. Video shows it was left there by an unidentified person at 5am on February 7, 2013. Walmart (4080 W. Northern Ave.) video showed that her car was parked on the south end of the parking lot in front of the General merchandise section on 02/05/13 at approx. noon and left there overnight until 02/06/13 at approx 7:20am, when an unidentified male is seen getting in the car and driving off. Kelsie was 8 weeks pregnant at the time of her disappearance.

If you have any information about Kelsie, please call the Pueblo CO Police Department at (719) 553-2470.

Featured Missing Child:

Irwin, Lisa Irwin, Lisa

Height: 2 ft
Weight: 25-30 lbs
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue

Lisa, then age 10 months, was last seen on 10/3/2011 in Kansas City, MO. She was abducted from her home in the middle of the night. An Amber Alert was issued. Lisa was wearing a pajama set with purple shorts and print shirt with a white kitten image. She has a beauty mark on her right outer thigh.

If you have any information about Lisa, please call the Kansas City MO Police Department at (816) 234-5150.

Always Remembered:

Pillsen-Rahier, Robert Pillsen-Rahier, Robert

Height: 5 ft 9 in
Weight: 180 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown

Bobby, then age 15, was last seen on 7/6/1990 at approximately 8:45am at the now-closed Cheyenne-Mesa Treatment Facility in Colorado Springs, CO. He wore glasses with silver frames and tinted lenses. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and black pants. He has a scar on the middle of his forehead, scars on last two toes of his right foot, a discoloration on his right forearm and on the top of his right hand due to burns from childhood.

If you have any information about Bobby, please call the Colorado Springs CO Police Department at (719) 444-7615.

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