Rollie R. Kelley was a successful businessman and entrepreneur who lived a life of charity with a strong sense of duty to the community,
The Rollie R. Kelley Family Foundation is administered by his three children who seek to continue Mr. Kelley’s pursuit of enhanced business and cultural education in the Rocky Mountain region. To that end, the Foundation has contributed regularly to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Colorado Council on Economic Education, Junior Achievement, the Illiff School of Theology, and Denver Urban Ministries, among others.
As a 33rd degree Mason, Mr. Kelley also worked with the Scottish Rite Foundation and ChiIdren’s HospitaI to create a program to help children with communicative disorders. After Mr. Kelley’s death, his Foundation joined with the Schlessman Family and Scottish Rite Foundations to establish The Kelley Family/Schlessman Family Scottish Rite Masons Chair in Childhood Language Disorders in the hospital ‘s Speech and Audiology Department.