At Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym, kids find athletic and academic success

IMG_1819On a cold December day in East Detroit, a dozen kids form a human assembly line stretching across the parking lot of the Downtown Boxing Gym. With strong arms, the kids grab and push boxes of food from the delivery truck. “The kids don’t go without a meal,” Coach Khali Sweeney told NBC News. “Forgotten Harvest, the local food bank, they’ll bring food here for ’em, so we have food for the kids to eat healthy.”

Chelsea Clinton visited Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program for NBC Nightly News.

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