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GetWireless Employees Join Forces to Help JP4

St. Paul, Minn – GetWireless employees donated over $3,000 last month to support the mission and work of the JP4 Foundation. The donation was in response to a LinkedIn post announcing the 6th Annual Johnny Price IV Memorial Golf Tournament. Johnny’s former coach, now regional sales manager at GetWireless, Joe Loftus, commented on the post and quickly turned his comment into action.Each year, th...

JP4 Foundation Reels in Two Bros Co. as Ice Fishing Tournament Sponsor

St. Paul, Minn. – On Saturday, February 6th, fishing enthusiasts from across the Midwest will be participating in the JP4 Foundation Ice Fishing Tournament presented by Two Bros Co. Although the ice fishing tournament will be headquartered on Prior Lake in Minnesota, participation is open to anyone fishing on any frozen lake within the United States.Two Bros Co. is poised to become a serious co...

SPIRE’s Generosity Sets Up JP4 Foundation to Pay It Forward

St. Paul, Minn. – Earlier this year, SPIRE Credit Union chose the JP4 Foundation as a recipient to receive part of a $250,000 donation aimed at providing aid for local organizations during the pandemicEach of SPIRE’s 20 branches, administrative departments, senior management team, Board of Directors, and supervisory committee were asked to decide which businesses and organizations should receiv...

State Farm Hits a Home Run with Their Good Neighbor Contribution

St. Paul, Minn. – State Farm presented the JP4 Foundation with a $5,000 check during the 5th Annual Johnny Price IV Memorial Golf Tournament, Monday, August 12th at Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake. The contribution will support the expansion of the JP4 Foundation summer-long baseball camps in the Twin Cities which focus on healthy meals, healthy relationships, and healthy activities.State Farm ...

Chris Carr & Company Named Tournament Sponsor for JP4 Foundation

St. Paul, Minn. – The JP4 Foundation is pleased to announce Chris Carr & Company as the Tournament Sponsor for our 5th Annual Johnny Price Memorial Golf Tournament Monday, August 10th at Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake.  Since 2016, Chris has led the brilliant Country morning show for K102.1 listeners and is known for his strong support of local charities. For JP4 Foundation supporters...

JP4 Foundation Postpones Second Annual Unified Wiffle Ball Tournament in Response to COVID-19

Eden Prairie, Minn. – The JP4 Foundation’s Second Annual Unified Wiffle Ball Tournament, scheduled for Sunday, March 22 has been postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We take seriously the health and wellbeing of our community, said Jeff Huth, JP4 Foundation Executive Director. “This tournament is a fan favorite as it unites Special Olympic athletes with other youth baseball pla...

HopeKids and the JP4 Foundation

These two organizations look to bring hope to families in Minnesota.
“It’s all about the impact we make on families,” said Brian Anderson, Executive Director of HopeKids Minnesota. “HopeKids gives families the opportunities to be in a community. We focus on events and the impact those events have on our families.”

Paul’s Pals Embraces JP4 Partnership

“Our mission is to make play accessible to everyone,” said Taylor Burke, a Marketing Specialist for Paul’s Pals in Minnetonka. “The JP4 Foundation’s mission is to make baseball accessible to everyone. Our missions align, but the JP4 Foundation is more specific and a great support system for us.”

JP4 Continues to Find Success in Summer Long Camps for Kids

A group of men stand on the baseball field at 42nd Street and Dupont Avenue in North Minneapolis. Conversation flows between plans for the morning’s camp and the latest happenings in the world of baseball. The men’s knowledge of the sport and comfort with their roles for the day is clear when children as young as five begin to race along the fenceline.