The New Jersey Give a Kid a Dream (NJGAKAD) proudly announces new a programming opportunity dedicated to young girls, GIRLS in GLOVES. Created for girls between the ages of 9 and 16, GIRLS in GLOVES aims to teach young women all about the “self,” including … Continue readingNJGAKAD Launches GIRLS in GLOVES Program for Young Female Warriors
At NJGAKAD, we train more than just proper boxing technique; We prepare our kids for life. Youth in the program received valuable life skills training during a dining experience at Buona Sera Ristorante in Red Bank, New Jersey. A group of 34, including Coach Jackie … Continue readingNJGAKAD Dining Experience Gives Life Skills to Youth
Boxing. New Jersey beaches. Supporting our Champions. There’s nothing to not like! NJGAKAD is hosting its 3rd annual boxing tournament July 6th 2019, bringing a NUMBER of top flight boxers, enthusiasts and non-combat champions for New Jersey youth under one banner to The Great Lawn … Continue readingNJGAKAD’s Annual Battle on the Beach July 6, 2019
The film Bully, currently in development, filmed on location at NJGAKAD’s home in New Jersey, including many of our champions as well as underscoring the ways to deal — and not deal — with bullying.
Monmouth Country Social Services recognized NJGAKAD founder Jackie Atkins for her contributions to local youth and her deep commitment to combining the Sweet Science with the hard-working social services community in New Jersey.