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August 23, 2022

Jonathan Torres to Join SCORE’s Seventh Cohort Of Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute

We are excited to announce that MAM President & CEO Jonathan Torres has been selected to join SCORE's seventh cohort of Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute. He joins an incredible team of leaders across the state of Tennessee in the year-long program aimed to equip individuals with strategies, tools, and knowledge…
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Success Stories
July 15, 2022

MAM Coaches are Making an Impact

Oveira (pictured far right), Youth participant at MAM Leawood: 2012-2022 Oveira, part-time coach at MAM Leawood: Summer 2022 “ I was impacted by a coach in a way that I never thought I could be. She really opened up her heart to me, and I was able to be vulnerable…
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June 22, 2022

15-year-old hits the sweet spot through her small business with the help of Memphis Athletic Ministries

Article written by: Zaria Oates Find original article here. MAM helps students find their identity in Christ and purpose in the community through athletic and mentorship programs, encouraging students to chase their dreams. https://youtu.be/phbJBt09efg MEMPHIS, Tenn. — 15-year-old Ramiya Moore started her small business, Sugar Land Treats, when she was…
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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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Success Stories
March 30, 2022

Youth at MAM MLK Prep receive scholarships to UAPB

Kaevon received a $22,000 scholarship to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. In early March, MAM MLK Prep welcomed the Vice-Chancellor from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to speak with youth and share information about the school. Information was not the only thing the Vice-Chancellor decided to…
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Success Stories
January 6, 2022

Take a Look Back at 2021 at MAM

Take a look back at 2021 at MAM   January We celebrated National Mentoring Month! Former MAM kid and current Grants & Engagement Coordinator Mandie Johnson discusses the relationship with her mentor and the young lady she now mentors in a Choose901 article Check it out here.⠀ February A week…
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FaithSportsSuccess StoriesTestimony
November 23, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Mary

Mary was born and raised in Memphis. Although she was "drug" to church every Sunday, she remembers accepting Christ at a young age. As she got older and more involved at her church, Mary could feel her relationship with the Lord growing stronger. Her faith was tested when she became…
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In The NewsSuccess Stories
November 15, 2021

Kevin Windsor Honored as Chief Financial Officer of the Year

We're excited to announce that Kevin Windsor, MAM chief financial officer, is one of three 2021 CFO of the Year honorees in the nonprofit sector. In its 12th year, the awards program created by the Memphis Business Journal seeks to honor financial professionals in Memphis and the Mid-South for outstanding…
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November 5, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Jeff

Jeff lived a nomadic childhood, moving from Phoenix to Boston to Albuquerque before moving to Memphis in 1993. He has lived in Memphis since then and calls it "home." Growing up, Jeff's mother would take him and his sister to church occasionally; however, they would visit churches of different denominations.…
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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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