American Doers, a 12-part video series featuring original thinkers, innovators, craftspeople, risk-takers and artisans across the United States dedicated ‘Episode 6’ to the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program. The video was distributed online via People.com and sponsored by Advil. Click on the links below to watch the coverage and hear
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Nonprofit to use $20,000 grant to bring in Grand Circus Detroit for afterschool program By Sherri Welch, Crain’s Detroit Business October 31,2016 You can’t start kids too early when it comes to writing code. The Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program is launching an afterschool computer coding program for students in
Rachael Ray Checks In With the Founders and Kids of the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program in Detroit
RachaelRayShow.com July 20, 2016 Rachael Ray checks in with the founders and kids of the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program in Detroit Michigan to see how they’re doing after their big upgrade! Click here to view the episode.
By Edward Pevos, MLive July 20, 2016 DETROIT, MI – Rachael Ray has done it again. The talk show host has surprised Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym for a second time. The first surprise: Ray first paid the gym in Detroit a visit around Thanksgiving 2015, bringing along boxing great Evander
2016 Detroit Pistons “March is Reading Month” Presented by Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan from FARM BUREAU INSURANCE on Vimeo.
CBS Detroit May 3, 2016 97.1 The Ticket host Mike Valenti says lives are at risk for Detroit kids whose teachers are on their second consecutive sick out day. That’s where charities like the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program in Detroit come in. “The boxing is keeping them off the
NBA.com March 30, 2016 The Pistons and Andre Drummond teamed up with the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program to encourage youth reading for March Is Reading Month presented by Farm Bureau Insurance Michigan. Click here to view the photo gallery.
By R.J. King, dBusiness February 22, 2016 Southfield-based Beyond Basics, which operates a certified nonprofit literacy program in Detroit Public Schools, and the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program in Detroit, are working together to boost reading, writing, and word comprehension skills for students as part of an after school tutoring
By: Nicole Ndwaniye, The Mirror News, Henry Ford Community College February 1, 2016 Khali Sweeney stands in the gym, helping a young female child boxer work her gloves. There are boxers working on equipment in the background. Photo courtesy of Khali Sweeney. In a city fighting for renewal, Detroit-native, Coach
by Edward Pevos, MLive Read at MLive.com DETROIT, MI – “The Rachael Ray Show” paid a visit to Detroit and surprisedDowntown Boxing Gym with some big gifts as part of an entire episode shot at the gym. Rachael Ray brought along boxing living legend Evander Holyfield and retired undefeated boxer