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NYC Cops and Kids Boxing Gym

$4,420 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 7 months
Created November 26, 2018
NYC Cops and Kids
Our nonprofit was started 35 years ago as a positive alternative to gangs, drugs and criminal activity for young people in at-risk neighborhoods. Our two locations in Staten Island and one in Brooklyn are a safe haven for young New Yorkers to exercise, study, and connect to positive adult role models. Our gyms become like family, connecting cops and kids in a positive way. 

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Our outstanding boxing program has produced two Olympians, eight national champions, and dozens of New York City Golden Gloves winners.  Our academic tutoring and mentorship has helped send dozens to college and into careers in the armed forces, law enforcement, and the fire department. We have given away thousands of dollars via our $50-for-an-A-average incentive program. 

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We are the only free boxing program in New York City; some kids travel 90 minutes each way to reach us. We help any way we can, including connecting homeless youths with shelter, getting displaced students back in school, and distributing free food and clothing for the holidays.

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Our program has been featured in the Netflix documentary Counterpunch , on Belgian public television, Pix11 , by The New York Times , and many other media outlets.

Last year we experienced a flood that devastated our Brooklyn gym. We also lost a major funding source that helped pay our liability insurance and trainers' salaries. 

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We are in need of immediate help to continue to operate. Renovation of the Flatbush facility would also allow us to expand our reach beyond the 600 youths we currently serve per year.

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Follow us on Instagram at @nyccopsandkidsboxing to see our success stories.

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It is cold outside in Brooklyn, but it's warm at the gym. Here's Jersil, 12, talking about why he loves to box. Featuring his big brother Richardson Hitchins, Haitian Olympian and undefeated pro, Big Baby, and Ruben Miranda. Thanks to Arielle Apfel for making this video for us, and to those of you who have already supported, THANK YOU!

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$4,420 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 31 people in 7 months
Created November 26, 2018
NYC Cops and Kids
Funds raised will benefit:
Nypds Fighting Finest Inc
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Brooklyn, NY
EIN: 943381284
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SD
$100
Sarah Deming
3 months ago
BH
$50
Billy Hohauser
6 months ago
FS
$300
Frank Scaturchio
6 months ago
JM
$400
J Morrow
7 months ago
$20
Anonymous
7 months ago
LP
$200
Lorraine Peterson
7 months ago
SD
$150
S D
7 months ago
AV
$50
ALICIA VILLAROSA
7 months ago
JB
$20
Jenny Badillo
7 months ago
AF
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