29 Nov · WHJESP · No Comments

Help Wanted

Go to Section 1 Go to Section 2 Go to Section 3 Fund Development/Communications Manager Job Description The job requirements for the position are as follows: The new team member will represent our organization’s mission to funders and community members. Develop a comprehensive fund development plan to include, but not limited to, grant applications, an …


28 Aug · WHJESP · No Comments

Pitch Hit & Run Recap

“Pitch Hit and Run” Competition 2023 The Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program, in collaboration with Major League Baseball’s “Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities” (RBI) initiative, recently hosted its highly anticipated third annual “Pitch Hit and Run” competition. The event was well attended and brought together boys and girls aged 7 to 14 …


27 Jun · WHJESP · No Comments

Play Ball Weekend Recap 2023

Play Ball Weekend Recap The third annual Play Ball Weekend, hosted by the Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program (WHJESP) in collaboration with Major League Baseball RBI and the Buffalo Bisons, was a resounding success. The event took place under sunny skies and favorable weather conditions, creating the perfect atmosphere for a day of …


26 May · WHJESP · No Comments


8th Annual WHJESP STEAM Fair Returns to Burchfield Penney Art Center The Eighth Annual Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program (WHJESP) STEAM Fair made a triumphant return on March 25, 2023, after three years of being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The highly anticipated event took place at its original venue, the …


5 May · WHJESP · One Comment

PlayBall Weekend Registration

Click here to view last year’s recap. Click here to register for this year’s June 10th event.


30 Nov · WHJESP · No Comments

Living in Color | LeRoi C. Johnson

In addition to the art shows I’m still giving back to the students in our afterschool programs. Who would have thought that 40 years later after founding this community organization I would be still working directly with today’s upcoming talent! Click Here to View PDF Click Here to View Video


5 Oct · WHJESP · No Comments

West Side Rowing Club Names Boat After Willie Hutch Jones Program

For more information, contact: Lisa Napier at 716-310-1360 lnapier.whjsc@gmail.com West Side Rowing Club Names Boat After Willie Hutch Jones Program Buffalo, NY – A special inauguration ceremony was held at the West Side Rowing Club (WSRC), honoring multiple non-profit organizations, including the 10-year collaboration with the Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program (WHJESP). Under …


14 Sep · WHJESP · No Comments

Pitch Hit & Run Recap

After extensive research and a thorough selection process, Major League Baseball (MLB) chose the Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program (WHJESP) to organize its Reviving Baseball in the Inner City (RBI) program in Western New York. TEAMHUTCH was honored to provide multiple baseball-related events and competitions for the youth in our community.    During …


26 May · WHJESP · 2 Comments

Pray For Our City Buffalo

Dear Friends, On May 14th, at approximately 2:30 p.m. A villainous white supremacist filled with hate and deadly intentions infiltrated our community. Our lives will forever be changed. We extend our condolences and prayers to the victims’ families and those impacted by this tragic event. There are no words to help process what happened, but …


2 Dec · WHJESP · 4 Comments

Science Fair 2022 Registration

For our 7th Annual Science Fair, we are creating a hybrid Science Showcase celebrating STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math! We are asking students in grades 3 -12 to provide their creative responses to a prompt about Technology, the T in STEAM! S – Science T – Technology E – Engineering A – …


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