The support from the community during our 2nd Annual James P. O'Connell Charity Tennis Event in July was truly remarkable. The event encapsulated the spirit of "It's All About Love," rallying everyone together to contribute towards raising vital funds for local nonprofits that align with the JPO mission.
Through the incredible generosity of our sponsors, players, community partners, and donors, we are proud to share that we are poised to allocate nearly $50,000 back into our community this year. These funds will be instrumental in addressing the pressing mental health needs of young adults, fostering healthy relationships, and providing crisis mental healthcare. Last year, funds were distributed to Eric Fox Teen Pep Scholarship, Luken T Boyle Campaign of Kindness, JED Foundation, UTMC Department of Psychiatry, ProMedica Teen PEP Program, Speak Peace, American Foundation for Suicide prevention, and The One Love Foundation in Honor of Yeardley Love Inc. We will keep you posted as we distribute throughout the year!
The involvement and support of the Jensen brothers were a highlight of the day. We are grateful for their commitment to this cause. Murphy's addresses to both adults and children left an impact, creating moments that will be remembered forever.
A heartfelt expression of gratitude is owed to our 40+ sponsors whose support made this event possible. We extend the same appreciation to our 30 teaching professionals and 12 community partners who dedicated their invaluable time and expertise, collectively enriching the experience of over 250 adults and children during this fantastic day.
For a recap of the day's events and an insight into the JPO mission, we invite you to view the wonderful video provided by BCSN.
We welcome your support as we continue to support the mission of the foundation. If you're inclined to contribute, please consider making a donation. For those interested in volunteering, becoming future event sponsors, or seeking more information about the JPO Foundation, please refer to the Contact Us link.
Stay tuned for the announcement of the date for our 2024 "It's All About Love" tennis event. Your continued support ensures the continuity of this meaningful endeavor!