NEWS & EVENTS

new program Girls in gloves to launch in atlantic city

The New Jersey Give a Kid a Dream (NJGAKAD) proudly announces a programming opportunity in Atlantic City dedicated to young girls, GIRLS in GLOVES. This program is in collaboration with the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Created for girls between the ages of 8 … Continue readingnew program Girls in gloves to launch in atlantic city

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Youth from Pittsburgh, Penn. attend the 2019 Battle on the Beach Fundraiser in Long Branch, NJ.

HOLD THE DATE – JULY 24th, ANNUAL BATTLE ON THE BEACH AMATEUR BOXING FUNDRAISER

On July 24th, New Jersey Give a Kid a Dream will host a Battle on the Beach Fundraiser in Long Branch on the Great Lawn located on Ocean Avenue between Ocean Place Hotel & Rooney’s at 2:00 pm. Whether you’re a boxing advocate or just … Continue readingHOLD THE DATE – JULY 24th, ANNUAL BATTLE ON THE BEACH AMATEUR BOXING FUNDRAISER

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NJGAKAD Launches GIRLS in GLOVES Program for Young Female Warriors

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

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NJGAKAD Dining Experience Gives Life Skills to Youth

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

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Learn more about NJGAKAD with our latest video

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Bullying-related film includes NJGAKAD staff, kids

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.

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NJGAKAD recieves award from local social services organizations

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.

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