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BCNY's programs, staff, members, and trustees have been featured in New York and national media outlets including The New York Times, the New York Daily News, Fox News, Town & Country, The Villager, and more.
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Boys Learn Boxing to Stave Off Obesity
WNYC Radio, July 28, 2013 A group of about 40 boys, ranging in age from six to 19, are devoting part of their summers to learning proper nutrition and how to throw a proper punch. Listen to the story.
Pro Boxers Coach East Village Boys' Club to Knock Out Obesity
DNAinfo.com, July 18, 2013 With the help of professional boxers and a Brooklyn restaurateur, The Boys' Club of New York is fighting obesity with boxing skills and lessons in nutrition. Read More
BCNY to Receive Pro Bono Advice from Morgan Stanley’s Strategy Challenge
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announced today that BCNY, along with 11 other nonprofit organizations, will participate in the fifth annual Strategy Challenge, the Firm’s signature skills-based volunteer program providing nonprofits with pro bono strategic consulting. Read More
Record-Breaking Martial Artist Teaches Kids to Break Barriers in East Village
On May 8th at The Boys' Club of New York in the East Village, Leif Becker, a multiple world-record holder in martial arts, snapped dozens of wooden boards to show his audience how to break through real-life barriers. Read More
Going a couple of rounds to shed some pounds
Metro, July 1, 2013
Starting on July 10, Dimitri will help train three groups of boys once a week for five weeks at Harriman Clubhouse on the Lower East Side as a part of Knockout Obesity, an anti-obesity boxing initiative he started last year. Verteouris partnered with the Boys’ Club of New York in order to take on a new opponent for the Knockout Obesity boxing initiative: childhood obesity. Read More
Hospital group encourges butt kicking at Flushing club
Children at the Boys’ Club of New York Marion McMahon Abbe Clubhouse got a lesson in avoiding the dangerous habit of smoking during Kick Butts Day last week, when the Asthma Coalition of Queens and the North Shore-LIJ Health System teamed up to educate the youngsters. Read more
FOX 5 News visits Harriman Clubhouse
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FOX 5 joins Harriman Clubhouse for Breaking Barriers
NBC Features BCNY's STEM Program
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NBC features BCNY's STEM program!
The Boys' Club of New York Helps Moms Raise Successful Sons
Mamiverse, February 25, 2013 If you live in New York City and have a son between the ages of 6 and 20, there is a great place for him to learn leadership skills, have fun, and participate in programs that will help him stay in school and go on to college. Since 1876, The Boys' Club of New York has offered New York’s boys hope for a better future... Read more