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Community Involvement

Community InvolvementMeet a MAM KidSuccess Stories
June 15, 2022

All-You-Can-Treat

As far back as Ramiya can remember, she has loved cooking and baking. When she was in 7th grade, she opened a small business called “Ramiya’s Treats,” and after two years, rebranded to “Sugar Land Treats.” Sugar Land Treats offers chocolate covered fruits such as strawberries, pineapples, grapes, and apples…
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Community InvolvementVolunteers
April 28, 2022

Volunteer Appreciation Week

MAM celebrated our volunteers during the week of April 17-23 for volunteer appreciation week! We are extremely thankful for all volunteers who choose to spend their time hanging out with MAM youth, supporting staff, or helping to enhance our sites through cleaning, outdoor work, or even renovations. Following a break…
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Community InvolvementEventsIn The NewsPartnersVideo
April 8, 2022

Hundreds of Youth at MAM Receive New Shoes

Curious and excited kids hopped off the bus after school, as they arrived at the MAM Grizzlies Center to see a Coca-Cola truck filled with backpacks. More than 300 youth would receive these backpacks stuffed with brand new shoes and socks, snacks and groceries, and personal hygiene items. All of…
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Community InvolvementFaithSuccess StoriesTestimony
October 6, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Jerjuanna

Native of Greenville, Mississippi, Jerjuanna says she somewhat grew up as a "preacher's kid" because the father figure in her life - her uncle - was a pastor. Although she went to church every Sunday, she only followed that lifestyle because she had to. She went on to receive a…
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Community InvolvementIn The NewsVideo
September 27, 2021

MAM featured as a WREG Community Changer

Article written by: Corie Ventura Find original article here. We believe good news belongs on TV and online. Our community changers series highlights organizations making a positive impact! This week, we met up with a group creating a safe and encouraging option for students after school. Friendship, coaching, growing and…
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Community InvolvementEventsIn The NewsPartners
July 20, 2021

Kids get time with Tigers football players, and receive restful gifts

Article written by: Steven Johnson Find original article here. For about 50 or so kids, July 17 will be a day they’ll remember for some time thanks to the University of Memphis football team. It was part inspiration, part sports, and part surprise. The children, all from the Memphis area,…
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EventsGivingIn The News
June 14, 2021

Helicopter ball drop requires extraordinary prep work

Article written by: Tom Bailey Find original article here. At noon on July 17, a helicopter will carefully maneuver among multiple transmission lines that crisscross the driving range, hover 60 feet high, and drop up to 1,000 colorful golf balls toward 13 tiny holes that Vince Alfonso will have dug.…
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Community InvolvementEventsPartners
December 16, 2020

More than 300 youth at MAM received brand new coats

Last week, hundreds of MAM kids received new coats from FedEx and national nonprofit Operation Warm. MAM staff helped youth size themselves before they chose from hundreds of colorful winter coats at the MAM Grizzlies Center. Afterwards, staff sorted the remaining coats and delivered them to five MAM sites across…
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Community InvolvementEventsSports
October 19, 2020

MAM to Partner with 901 Hoop World and the City of Memphis to Host The Platform

The coronavirus pandemic has threatened the dreams of countless high school athletes across the country. 901 Hoop World, the City of Memphis, and Memphis Athletic Ministries (MAM) are teaming up to host a unique opportunity for high school players to showcase their skills to coaches and scouts near and far.…
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BoardCommunity Involvement
September 29, 2020

AutoZone’s Charles Blank joins MAM Board

MAM welcomes Charles Blank, vice president of stores for AutoZone to our board. Charles joined AutoZone as a part-time employee in 2000 and became a store manager in 2001. He was named vice president of stores in 2018. “I take pride in developing people for leadership roles, and my strong…
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