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May 15, 2019

Former MAM Kid Gives Back with Gatorade Play It Forward Grant

En'Dya Buford finished her junior year averaging 26.3 points, 8.4 assists, 7.3 rebounds, 5.9 steals, and 1.1 blocks. The guard led the Olive Branch Conquistadors to claim the Class 5A State Tournament where she also won the MVP Award. Among her many accomplishments is being named a Gatorade Player of…
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May 14, 2019

Memphis Athletic Ministries for youth isn’t just recreational and educational. It’s incarnational.

Written by David Waters The real aim of MAM isn’t to teach basketball to the 700 kids who show up every day. It is to build community and strengthen families by demonstrating God’s love. When local basketball legend Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway showed up at the Memphis Athletic Ministries annual Christmas…
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May 2, 2019

MAM is Named a Finalist for the Jr NBA Program of the Year

The Jr. NBA Program of the Year presented by Under Armour recognizes youth basketball organizations across the country that embody the core values of the Jr. NBA through their everyday programming and make an extraordinary impact on the youth in their communities. The following six organizations have been named as the…
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April 29, 2019

Ashley Home Stores partners with Memphis organizations for bed giveaway

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) -- One hundred Memphis children will rest easy in brand new beds. Ashley Home Stores teamed up with Memphis Boys and Girls Club, Memphis Athletic Ministries, and the Refugee Empowerment Program for a day with Coach Mike Norvell and the Memphis Tigers, and it's a day they'll…
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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. (localmemphis.com), 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. (localmemphis.com) - 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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Community InvolvementIn The NewsService Projects
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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Community InvolvementIn The News
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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