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On November 4th, 2017 by Robin Schwartz

Vote for Khali in CNN Heroes Top 10!

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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 to the CNN Heroes Top 10. By voting for Khali, founder and CEO of the Downtown Boxing Gym, you are helping Detroit students and helping our city shine in a global spotlight.


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On October 26th, 2017 by Robin Schwartz

Beaumont 'CHAMP' Program Visits Downtown Boxing Gym

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Our Students Literally Had their Heads Examined. Here's Why!

Did you know? Concussions account for nearly 15% of all sports-related injuries for young people, ages 15-24. With that in mind, Beaumont Hospital created the Concussion Health Awareness Management Program (CHAMP) to provide concussion education and screening. Beaumont's Neuroscience Outreach Coordinator Lori Sheridan recently visited us and brought the program to...


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On October 17th, 2017 by Robin Schwartz

TITLE Boxing + Downtown Boxing Gym, Stronger Together!

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TITLE Boxing Clubs Donate Dollars for Punches to Benefit Downtown Boxing Gym

Every 10,000 punches = $1. More than 12 million punches are expected to be thrown during a month-long fundraising campaign.

Teamwork packs a punch!

We're excited to announce that TITLE Boxing Clubs in Macomb and Shelby Townships have joined our team by raising...


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On October 5th, 2017 by Carolyn Geck

Community Engagement!

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‘On The Table’ Event Pairs Food with Food for Thought

Downtown Boxing Gym students had an important seat at the table for a community engagement discussion and dinner focused on finding solutions.

The library in the back corner of the Downtown Boxing Gym gym served as the perfect backdrop for a dinner...


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On September 28th, 2017 by Carolyn Geck

A Shot in the Arm!

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Rite Aid's Mobile Flu Clinic Stops at the Downtown Boxing Gym

We're proud to announce our Detroit gym was chosen by the Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program as one of just eight locations nationwide for its inaugural Mobile Flu Clinic.

A split second pinch sure packs a punch! Flu shots have the...


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On September 12th, 2017 by Carolyn Geck

Art and Science

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You're Invited to ‘The Sweet Science’ Exhibit at the Downtown Boxing Gym

The multimedia project of WDET-FM begins Wednesday, September 20. It's free and open to the public.

Did you know boxing is referred to as "the sweet science?" One expert says that's because, "you have to find the perfect balance... between...


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On August 31st, 2017 by Carolyn Geck

Serving Our Country!

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Downtown Boxing Gym Graduate Stationed in Alaska with U.S. Army

We are proud of our high school graduates pursuing winning futures and doing amazing things. Jasmine Grant is one of them. The U.S. Army specialist is far away from family and friends serving our country.

Jasmine Grant, a Downtown Boxing Gym student...


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On August 25th, 2017 by Carolyn Geck

Beautifying Our Space!

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The Downtown Boxing Gym Plants a Rain Garden

Our students, staff and volunteers got to work and got their hands dirty — digging along the side of our yard  — as part of a project that's both beautiful and practical.

The Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program is nurturing something new! It's our...


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On August 21st, 2017 by Carolyn Geck

Rocking Out!

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New IPrevail Video Filmed At Downtown Boxing Gym

Our gritty, urban boxing gym set the stage for a hard driving rock song about resilience and endurance through tough times. It was exciting to watch the project unfold.

Thick fog, dramatic lighting, drums and heavy metal transformed the Downtown Boxing Gym into a...


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