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January 24, 2019

Recap: Jr NBA MLK Jr Weekend 3v3 Tournament

This past Saturday, January 19, the MAM Grizzlies Center was filled with excitement for the 2019 Jr NBA MLK Jr Weekend 3v3 Tournament. Nearly 90 teams, including some from Nashville, Arkansas, and Mississippi, participated in the 10 & under, 11 & under, 12 & under, and 13 & under divisions.…
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August 15, 2018

Former Memphis Grizzlies Coach Hosts Back To School Bash

  MEMPHIS, Tenn. (, August 11, 2018- A former Memphis Grizzlies coach helped students stock up with school supplies. Lionel Hollins hosted a Back to School Bash at the Memphis Athletic Ministries Grizzlies Center Saturday. More than 400 students received school supplies, free health and dental screenings, and haircuts. "Being here, using their facility, it…
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July 24, 2018

Volunteers gather to paint mural at Memphis Athletic Ministries

Channel 24, Local Memphis News, July 11, 2018 MEMPHIS, Tenn. ( - In uptown Memphis Wednesday, dozens of people came together to paint a mural on the basketball court of Memphis Athletic Ministries. Volunteers from St. Jude, Clean Memphis, and MAM's staff and youth worked with the city of Memphis and the…
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July 24, 2018

Making a mark on Uptown: Memphis’ youth and organizations paint mural at Greenlaw Center

The Commercial Appeal, July 11, 2018 By Raven Copeland PHOTOS BY BRAD VEST/THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL Children and volunteers gathered on a basketball court under the beaming sun Wednesday to paint their pride for Uptown. The City of Memphis and Shelby County Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) partnered with ALSAC/St. Jude, Clean Memphis…
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May 30, 2018

The kids are alright

High Ground News, May 17, 2018, by Cole Bradley Students and volunteers interact on the basketball court during MAM's end of the year celebration inside MAM Greenlaw. Facing serious concerns like drugs, gangs, and crime, communities often call for more youth programming to keep kids safe and productive. In Uptown, a…
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November 14, 2017

Bringing the Good News of King Jesus

Coach Sarah and Mom TracyMAM Christmas Store 2016 Tracy, a MAM Leawood mom, was filled with gratitude when she was chosen to participate in the 2016 MAM Christmas Store. “We had lost our home and everything in it to a fire and then my car broke down. I had prayed…
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January 24, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight: Damion Hughes

Volunteer Name: My Name Is Damion Hughes. Volunteer Occupation: I work for Memphis Mobile Carwash and Detail during the day and FedEx at night. MAM Location: I am volunteering at Olivet. Why did you decide to start volunteering at MAM? I chose to start volunteering because I feel this generation…
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January 5, 2017

Serving Memphis Athletic Ministries – Tracey Bravos, ECS

A WEEKLY PODCAST FOR K-12 CHRISTIAN EDUCATORS AND PARENTS December 5, 2016 In this week's episode, Dr. Dan Peterson is joined by Tracey Bravos, the Business Manager at ECS, to discuss how ECS serves through Memphis Athletic Ministries and other areas in the community. DP: Welcome to the ECS Equip podcast. Today…
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December 20, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Jay Howell

Volunteer’s Name  Jay Howell   Daytime occupation Associate Pastor at Germantown Presbyterian Church   Volunteer Position and MAM Location Reading Coach at MAM Olivet   Why did you decide to start Volunteering with MAM? We started a partnership with MAM through the Missions Leadership Team at our church, and MAM…
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November 17, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Felicia Crayton

Volunteer’s Name:  Felicia Crayton Daytime occupation:  Executive Administrator Assistant for NAPA Memphis DC Volunteer Position and MAM Location:  Wellness and Fitness Instructor for MAM Greenlaw How long have you been volunteering with MAM?  Three months Do you have a favorite memory from volunteering?  Yes, the elementary students invited me to…
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