Opportunities, Events, and Information.

Who are we?

18 May

On December 13, 2012 19 year old Joshua Proutey was shot and killed while leaving work.  Joshua Proutey was an outgoing, adventurous young man with a heart for children.  Joshua worked The Thalian Association Childrens Theater in Wilmington, NC.  Instead of turning away in her grief, Joshua’s mother, Patty decided to turn tragedy into action and created Journey4Josh (J4J) a non-profit 501 (c) foundation […]

3 weeks from TODAY! J4J Launch Event

14 November

Only 3 weeks from today is our launch event! Please join us to learn more about our mission. COME CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF JOURNEY 4 JOSH FOUNDATION WHO: Journey 4 Josh ( 910-442-7721 WHAT: Premiere Launch Party WHERE: Cape Fear Community College Union Station, Windell Daniels Hall and Terrace. WHEN: December 5, 2014 from 6 […]

New Nonprofit Helping At-Risk Children Celebrates Launch

07 November

Journey4Josh Launch Event December 5, 2014 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cape Fear Community College Union Station New Nonprofit Helping At-Risk Children Celebrates Launch An area nonprofit agency born of tragedy – but delivering hope – will mark its official premiere with an evening of good food, modern dance and great company. The Journey4Josh […]

Journey4Josh Launch Event

07 November

No doubt most of us are aware that on December 13, 2012, Josh Proutey, a Cape Fear Community College student was robbed and killed on his way home from work in downtown Wilmington. Since this tragedy, our community has organized The Journey 4 Josh Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to raise money to […]


10 March

Joshua Proutey was a bright energetic art and theater loving 19 year old who was killed in a senseless act of violence by a group of young individuals who have grown up with no sense of life values.   Because of Josh’s loss to the community he loved and lived in, a foundation in his honor […]

Josh Proutey remembered as hearings begin

11 September

This April, reactions to Cape Fear Community College student Joshua Proutey’s untimely death are everywhere.  The first of many hearings for his murder began April 9 for one of Proutey’s shooters, Quintel Raheem Grady.  On April 12, Josh would have transitioned out of his teenage years and turned 20 years old-his mother, Patty Gabello, planned […]