23 Jun · WHJESP · No Comments

Black Lives Matter

WILLIE HUTCH JONES EDUCATIONAL & SPORTS PROGRAM June 8, 2020 Dear TEAMHUTCH Family, We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families and to all who have suffered from horrific acts of racism and the strong arm of oppression. ...


6 Jun · WHJESP · No Comments

CDC Guidance for Summer Camps and Youth Programs

Good morning,    The CDC has released guidelines for summer camps, childcare, schools, and other youth programs as they look to reopening. The suite of information also includes decision making tools for each. Please see the following guiding principles for summer camps as you are making decisions about your own programs.  Guiding Principles to Keep in Mind …


5 Feb · WHJESP · No Comments

The 5th Annual WHJSEP Science Fair

Event Summary On Saturday, March 7th, the WHJESP held its 5th Annual Science Fair at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. With a theme of “Lift Off in 2020” saluting space science, some of the area’s best and brightest middle and high school students presented their research projects to a panel of judges.  As the program ...


8 Oct · WHJESP · No Comments


  Buffalo, NY —BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 major health-based projects across Western New York that will have a positive impact on behavioral health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, health-care workforce development, healthy children, and the opioid epidemic.   These grants follow a $2.7 million investment from the …


22 Feb · WHJESP · No Comments

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!

Everyone loves Girl Scout Cookies – they’re delicious, they come in a variety of flavors and we know that every purchase supports local troops and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.   But, did you know that our Girl Scout Troop at Nativity Miguel, St. Monica Campus submitted an idea for a flavor to the Girl Scout Council …


19 Dec · WHJESP · No Comments

UNILAND Companies Provide Van to Inner-City Youth Program

Buffalo, NY– The Willie Hutch Jones Educational and Sports Program (WHJESP) received a generous donation of $15,000 from the Uniland Companies, which enabled them to purchase a 12-passenger van to transport their students to educational sites, sports facilities and field trips. The WHJESP provides free afterschool, summer, STEAM programming as well as cultural and academic …


26 Apr · WHJESP · No Comments

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Thanks for these various individuals for their generous donations to our programming. Randolph Hardy Teresa Taberski Talisa King Terri Grant Dania Roberts Chiamesha Mixon Karen Wallace Catherine Konieczny Laura Kelly W. Charles Brandy Gregory Napier Click Here to Donate


24 Mar · WHJESP · No Comments

Our Chairman’s Cultural Touch

    Our Chairman of the Board LeRoi C Johnson, has successfully had art shows in New York City, Miami and in Italy. His efforts has also been acknowledged on television stations in the New York City area. Critics from both Europe and the United States has spoken extremely highly about his artworks that are …


24 Mar · WHJESP · No Comments

IAABO Basketball Award

The official board 53 of the IAABO basketball officials awarded Willie Hutch Jones, the high school sportsmanship Coach of the Year award. This award was criteria based on what a person has done in the community along with efforts that were exemplified in the school environment. “I feel that this award goes out to my …


21 Mar · WHJESP · No Comments

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Thanks for these various individuals for their generous donations to our programming. Vaughn Beauford & Taniqua Simmons If you still would like to donate, please click here.


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