DBG Blog

Learning Math with ALEKS, McGraw-Hill Education’s Amazing Math Program

Our students have seen their math scores soar thanks to this incredible learning tool. Reaffirming its commitment to providing all students with the highest-quality math instruction possible, learning science company McGraw-Hill Education is renewing its pro bono ALEKS partnership with the Downtown Boxing Gym. Through this unique collaboration which began

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Vote for Khali in CNN Heroes Top 10!

Please VOTE every day through December 12 and help us win $100,000! We are so honored that our books before boxing program has led us to the CNN Heroes Top 10. By voting for Khali, founder and CEO of the Downtown Boxing Gym, you are helping Detroit students and helping

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Beaumont ‘CHAMP’ Program Visits Downtown Boxing Gym

Our Students Literally Had their Heads Examined. Here’s Why! Did you know? Concussions account for nearly 15% of all sports-related injuries for young people, ages 15-24. With that in mind, Beaumont Hospital created the Concussion Health Awareness Management Program (CHAMP) to provide concussion education and screening. Beaumont’s Neuroscience Outreach Coordinator

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Leading the Way: Boxing Gym Board Members Take on New Roles!

New Board Chair and Other Leaders Bring Diverse Backgrounds, Talent From Ford Motor Company to Rock Ventures and more, we are thankful to the team of passionate professionals helping guide our program to new heights. Welcome to our new board chair, vice chair, secretary, treasurer and two new board members!

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TITLE Boxing + Downtown Boxing Gym, Stronger Together!

TITLE Boxing Clubs Donate Dollars for Punches to Benefit Downtown Boxing Gym Every 10,000 punches = $1. More than 12 million punches are expected to be thrown during a month-long fundraising campaign. Teamwork packs a punch! We’re excited to announce that TITLE Boxing Clubs in Macomb and Shelby Townships have joined our

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Community Engagement!

‘On The Table’ Event Pairs Food with Food for Thought Downtown Boxing Gym students had an important seat at the table for a community engagement discussion and dinner focused on finding solutions. The library in the back corner of the Downtown Boxing Gym gym served as the perfect backdrop for

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A Shot in the Arm!

Rite Aid’s Mobile Flu Clinic Stops at the Downtown Boxing Gym We’re proud to announce our Detroit gym was chosen by the Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program as one of just eight locations nationwide for its inaugural Mobile Flu Clinic. A split second pinch sure packs a punch! Flu shots

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Art and Science

You’re Invited to ‘The Sweet Science’ Exhibit at the Downtown Boxing Gym The multimedia project of WDET-FM begins Wednesday, September 20. It’s free and open to the public. Did you know boxing is referred to as “the sweet science?” One expert says that’s because, “you have to find the perfect

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Serving Our Country!

Downtown Boxing Gym Graduate Stationed in Alaska with U.S. Army We are proud of our high school graduates pursuing winning futures and doing amazing things. Jasmine Grant is one of them. The U.S. Army specialist is far away from family and friends serving our country. Jasmine Grant, a Downtown Boxing

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