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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 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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December 2, 2022

MAM to attend Georgetown University’s New Strategies Symposium

Memphis Athletic Ministries (MAM) and Brian McCurry, Chief Development Officer, are honored to be funded by Thrivent to virtually participate in New Strategies, an advanced online training program conducted over two consecutive Wednesdays and Thursdays from November 30th to December 8th by Georgetown University’s Business for Impact. McCurry will join…
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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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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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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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June 8, 2020

With a little help from our friends, MAM provides our community with food

“When you work in a nonprofit, it takes a whole bunch of different people who step in to help you in miraculous ways,” said Kim Cherry, interim president and CEO of Memphis Athletic Ministries. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, MAM and the Mid-South Food Bank hosted 11 food distribution events that…
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May 13, 2020

Verizon Foundation joins Memphis Athletic Ministries to feed our community

The Verizon Foundation is uniting with Memphis Athletic Ministries (MAM) to provide high-needs families access to food during the month of May. Verizon awarded MAM, in partnership with the Mid-South Food Bank, a $10,000 grant to provide 14-day food boxes full of non-perishable food, fruits, and vegetables to families in…
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April 8, 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: Germantown Presbyterian Church

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's grace. 1 Peter 4:10   For nearly a decade, Germantown Presbyterian Church has committed their local missions efforts to education through a volunteer partnership with MAM. These volunteers help MAM students with their…
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