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 · No Comments

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

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”53″ display=”basic_imagebrowser”]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

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”51″ display=”basic_thumbnail” thumbnail_crop=”0″]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 …


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 – …


12 Oct · WHJESP · No Comments

MLB, Willie Hutch Jones Educational & Sports Program Recap

This is the first year Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities connected with the Willie Hutch Jones Education and Sports Program. [ngg src="galleries" ids="49" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0"] BUFFALO, N.Y. — Major League Baseball is making its way back into the inner city. The program is called RBI. It stands for Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities. It was ...


2 Jul · WHJESP · No Comments

Major League Baseball Welcomes “Team Hutch” to RBI Program

 Major League Baseball Welcomes “Team Hutch” to RBI Program Buffalo’s Willie Hutch Jones Organization is Newest Member of “Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities”  Buffalo, NY July 1, 2021—Recently Buffalo has been basking in the national media spotlight due to the return of Major League Baseball (MLB) to the Queen City for the first time in …


10 Jun · WHJESP · No Comments

STILL TALKING | LeRoi C. Johnson

We asked LeRoi C. Johnson,  a local attorney and internationally acclaimed artist, “What is the secret to your success?” LeRoi C. Johnson grew up in the Willard Park and Commodore Perry projects and says “Who I am today is a result of where I am from.” He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Canisius College and …


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