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Hero’s Journey: Khali’s Surprise Trip to New Hampshire

As he wrapped up 2017, Downtown Boxing Gym CEO Khali Sweeney received a letter from an 8th grade student that truly inspired him. He wanted ...
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H.T. Ewald Foundation grants first-ever Al ‘Blue’ Lewis Scholarships

The Downtown Boxing Gym recently presented our first-ever Al ‘Blue’ Lewis Scholarships to three deserving high school graduates who were selected to receive $1,000 each. ...
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Adidas + Downtown Boxing Gym: LIMITLESS

The Adidas graphic design team took an inspiration trip to Detroit in June 2017 and made a stop at the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program. ...
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See the Downtown Boxing Gym’s New Music Studio

There are talented young people at the Downtown Boxing Gym, some gifted in surprising ways. 17-year-old Dorian taught himself to play piano by ear. He ...
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Downtown Boxing Gym: The Story of Lionel Banks

Downtown Boxing Gym student Lionel Banks, Jr. recently graduated from Ferris State University. He credits our program with inspiring him to pursue his college degree. ...
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Building Dreams Outside the Ring

In a city famous for grit, hard work, and determination, a group of students is learning anything is possible. The Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program ...
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Hillel Day School Visits Downtown Boxing Gym

In December 2016, 8th grade students from Hillel Day School paid a visit to the Downtown Boxing Gym to learn more about our program which ...
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2016 Detroit Pistons “March is Reading Month” Presented by Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan

2016 Detroit Pistons “March is Reading Month” Presented by Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan from FARM BUREAU INSURANCE on Vimeo.
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In Khali’s Corner. The Story of Downtown Boxing Gym

In our own words and pictures, Katie Couric, Gabriel Noble and TruFilms captured the essence of what we do at Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program ...
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Who are we? Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program

Team Detroit helps tell our story through the eyes of students, staff, and the volunteers who all help make a difference in the lives our ...
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