Educate. Encourage. Empower. Embrace.The Results of Sport and SupportChampions of life

Educate. Encourage. Empower. Embrace.

New Jersey Give a Kid a Dream's name is its mission statement.

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The Results of Sport and Support

Miracles occurs when social services and life skills meet boxing in at-risk children.

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Champions of life

No child is turned away from a groundbreaking education.

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The name and the mission of the New Jersey Give A Kid A Dream (NJGAKAD) program are one and the same — combine the best of sport and support.

Founder Jacklyn Atkins

Groundbreaking youth development advocate, Jacklyn Atkins, regularly transforms youth from all walks of life and any imagined barrier.

The Lives We Impact

We believe our youth worth fighting for, and we bring results to young people affected by violence, poverty and social exclusion.


Your donations help us provide opportunities for our youth. Donate to our work and ensure more young people have every opportunity to fulfill their potential.