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December 13, 2022

Memphis non-profit gives families in need a holiday shopping spree

Article written by: Bria Jones Find original article here. A local non-profit organization spread some holiday cheer by giving away $20,000 to families in need during its annual holiday shopping spree event on Tuesday. A prayer circle kicked off the holiday shopping spree at the East Memphis Target. Constance Givens…
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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…
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Community InvolvementEventsSports
November 1, 2022

Banking & Buckets, a Financial Literacy & Basketball Camp

Article written by Sara Boscarino. Find original article here. TAKE A STEP TOWARDS FINANCIAL LITERACY WITH MAM’S BANKING AND BUCKETS   Financial Literacy is the ability to understand financial concepts and have the knowledge necessary to make important financial decisions.    IN THE UNITED STATES, FOUR IN SEVEN AMERICANS ARE FINANCIALLY ILLITERATE.…
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July 15, 2022

A Life-Changing Trip for High School Students at MAM

In early June at the crack of dawn, 27 high school students and 5 MAM coaches loaded a bus headed to Kids Across America (KAA), a 240-acre camp located in Branson, Missouri. Youth had the opportunity to do activities like the high-adventure ropes course, swimming, and ziplining while building deeper…
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Events
April 13, 2022

Next Stop: College

While many young people went on a vacation or spent time relaxing at home over spring break, forty-three high school students boarded a bus to visit multiple colleges across the state of Tennessee. Within this group were youth from MAM and Refugee Empowerment Program (REP).  MAM youth outside of the…
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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 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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EventsIn The NewsVideo
December 23, 2020

Video: Nonprofit steps in to bring families joy before Christmas

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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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