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WXYZ Taking Action Special: Downtown Boxing Gym

This report profiling Khali Sweeney and the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program aired December 20 and 24, 2017 on WXYZ-TV as part of their Taking …

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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 …

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H.T. Ewald Foundation awards three $1000 scholarships to Downtown Boxing Gym students

The Downtown Boxing Gym awarded three exemplary students –David Davis, Charisma Parker and Cala Oatis– with $1,000 college scholarships each, funded by the H. T. …

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Top chefs, Detroit Free Press, Metro Detroit Chevy dealers host dinner for kids at Downtown Boxing Gym

Detroit Free Press/Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers’ Top 10 Takeover dining series hosts fancy dinners at the city’s best new restaurants. A portion of every Takeover …

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Detroit’s New Lululemon Partners with Downtown Boxing Gym

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 …

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Donate on Crowdrise via CNN Heroes to Support the Downtown Boxing Gym

We are incredibly proud and honored to be featured on CNN Heroes. Please watch the story posted on the CNN Heroes page and donate at …

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Crain’s Changemaker: Coach Khali

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 …

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Airbnb at the DBG

Airbnb will double its investment in Detroit to $20M through its launch of “Trips,” marketing experiences like sparring at the Detroit Boxing Gym! Read more …

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‘American Doers’ Features Downtown Boxing Gym

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 …

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Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program to launch computer coding program for kids

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 …

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