Sydney businessman gifts half a million dollars for Kyle & Jackie O listeners


Today on the Kyle & Jackie O Show, the duo announced they’ll be giving away half a million dollars, thanks to businessman John and his wife Joanne, who’ve offered part of their family fortune to help KIIS listeners in need.

During a time where so many Australians are struggling, the recently retired Sydney based couple has donated $500,000 to Kyle & Jackie O, who will distribute the money to listeners of the show who could do with a helping hand.

They have long been involved in charity work, giving back to the community through fundraising initiatives and donations. Late last year they announced The Miracle Millions, a charitable initiative aiming to donate one Million Dollars to assist individuals and families struggling with health and disability needs.

To nominate someone struggling, KIIS listeners can contact The Kyle & Jackie O Show and share their story on how some extra money could really help the situation of either themselves personally or someone they know.

The money will be continuously donated over several months across the show.

John said “Basically, Joanne and I, we worked very hard all these years, and we’ve always been a little bit frugal with our money.”

“We decided it’s time that we give back. We’ve always given back. But now we just noticed there’s a lot of struggles out there. It really hurts me when people, mothers and fathers working two jobs to try and get ahead.”

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Jason, Andrew Toppin from Mubarek Victoria
6 Mar 2024 - 6:02 am

Melbourne businesses defect to Nova 100 to listen to Jason and Lauren on Friday and everyone who listens to kiss. Will be listening to Nova 100 in Roman.

Robert Keenan
6 Mar 2024 - 10:30 am

Hi Kyle and Jackie we’re should I started well we’ve had a Terrible 9 months Sept got flu thought she’d got rid of it as you do it hung about it went into
Her lungs then lack of breath raised her blood pressure so went to the hospital was taken in for 6 day s and released stable so about a week later Saturday 13 October I woke up early feeling strange the side of my face collapsed and left side was numb I was having a stroke called
The ambulance got taken straight away to the RPA who were brilliant kept in for 2 weeks then sent to Balmain RPA for rehab for another 2 weeks using my holiday pay and sick leave as you do since then I’ve been signed off work on medical grounds still now but getting better doing speech therapy as being Scottish I’ve had to teach myself to talk also learn how to cut food using my left hand it’s been all uphil battles one after the other we have struggled through this time finaciallythen I heard the godfather Mr Navarro was helping those needed all I want is a someone to help us am not linger from pillar to post anything would help if you can thank you

6 Mar 2024 - 11:22 am

Pity those in Melbourne will miss out on the opportunity given they haven’t started broadcasting yet.

6 Mar 2024 - 9:58 pm

Wow. Imagine having so much money, and then helping those less fortunate………

Kyle? Jackie? Reading the room? ARN staff, your staff, are now living your greed first hand.

Jason, Andrew Toppin from Mubarek Victoria
7 Mar 2024 - 5:53 am

Yes that’s right Jason and Lauren haven’t started yet tomorrow. They will start at 6 am mini listeners from kiss 101.1 have already defected to Nova 100 since Australian Radio network sacked, Jason, and Lauren there will be many more listeners that will defect to Nova 100 tomorrow at 6 am. The Mormons, Jason and Lauren start every day ARN will regret the day they ever let Jason and Lauren go and Nova 100 celebrate the day we sign them.


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