Athletic apparel company Lululemon is opening its first Detroit location today. Named the Downtown Detroit Local, the concept space will carry the company’s assortment of men’s and women’s clothing and accessories, as well as donate 50 percent of its annual profits to Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program, a local nonprofit
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From Crain’s Detroit Business, June 1, 2017: The nonprofit Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program, founded by Coach Khali Sweeney, is lifting up kids who are underserved by Detroit’s poor education system with a safe, clean, well-lit facility that puts learning above punching. Read more from Crain’s
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
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
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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