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MAM Miscellaneous
July 24, 2023

MAM Summer Academy Helps to Prevent Summer Slide

Summer is a critical time for children, and the absence of structured activities and resources can significantly impact their growth and development. In underserved communities, where access to educational and recreational opportunities may be limited, low-cost youth summer programming becomes a lifeline.  MAM Summer Academy was created as an outreach…
MAM Miscellaneous
April 27, 2023

Celebrating 25 Years

When MAM was founded in 1998, most youth in the inner city had no place to go and no programs to play organized sports in a safe, controlled environment with adult mentors. Community centers were overtaken by adults and, in some instances, controlled by gangs. Many empty recreation facilities and…
March 30, 2023

Spring Break College Tour

Youth attended five colleges across the South. While most youth went on a vacation or spent time relaxing at home over spring break, thirty-one youth loaded a bus to visit multiple colleges across the South. Within this group were high school students from MAM and Refugee Empowerment Program (REP). The…
January 19, 2023

MAM Grieves Alongside Harvest Church

As many of you know, the Memphis faith community experienced an immeasurable loss this week. Harvest Church, a close MAM partner, tragically lost four of its leaders in a plane crash in Texas, several of which were close friends and colleagues of our staff.  It is hard to find the…
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December 9, 2022

Memphis Athletic Ministries (MAM) & Partners Brightening the Holidays with Shopping Spree for Families of 120 Local Youth

With the season of giving and goodwill upon us, Memphis Athletic Ministries (MAM) is preparing for a very special holiday tradition. MAM is treating families of over 120 youth with a shopping spree on Tuesday, December 6, to help them make this an unforgettable Christmas. The annual holiday event is…