Fergie Jenkins Foundation, The
|Record #: NIA0311||Last Modified: 29 Nov 2019||Last Full Update: 07 Jan 2019|
|Primary Contact||Carl Kovacs, President; Phone: 905-928-6511|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Geoff Bassett, Public Relations Coordinator|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Address & Map||
67 Commerce Place, 1st Fl, Suite 3
St Catharines, ON L2R 6P7
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|Intersection||Off Vansickle Rd, south of 4th Ave|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||A registered charity, named after a Canadian former professional baseball player, that provides financial support to local charities. Funds are raised through a variety of means, including personal appearances and signings, biography sales, and the annual charity golf classic.
Also runs a museum that is open to the public.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Museum by appointment|
|Application||Call for information|
|Fees||Service - Autographing of Baseball memorabilia ; Publications - Biography ; Museum- Black History exhibits|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Provincial - Ontario Trillium for Museum ; Federal - Summer Students & Career Focus|
|Service Categories||Fundraising Campaigns|
|Print Material||Golf Tournament Brochures;
Copies of Fergie's biography, "The Game is Easy - Life is Hard" are available at Chapters and through the website.
Fergie's newest book, "Cubs to Cooperstown" is now available from the foundation as well. Sports fans can have an item of baseball memorabilia autographed for a small donation. Please contact the office for further information.
|Events||Fergie Jenkins Sports Celebrity Wine & Cheese Reception - usually held in September.|