Author Archives: South Bronx United

SBU Academy Class of 2017

An update on where SBU Academy Graduates are heading off to college this Fall!  Here’s the list: Name School Commitment Precious Agyeman-Badu University of Albany Ramel Anderson SUNY Cobleksill Evans Asamoah SUNY Plattsburgh Gnim Bazim Kenyon College Derrick Cordova College of … Continue reading

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2,200 Books Donated + 600 Kids Reached = A Successful 7th Annual Literacy Day

BRONX, NY — On Saturday, May 20th, South Bronx United held its 7th Annual Literacy Day. Families, students, coaches and volunteers of all ages came together on three soccer fields in the South Bronx for a day focused on reading and … Continue reading

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7th Annual Literacy Day to be held on May 20th, 2017

BRONX, NY–South Bronx United will hold its 7th Annual Literacy Day on Saturday, May 20th, 2017. This scholarly event is held every year for the organization’s Recreational League to encourage youth in the community to become active readers by making … Continue reading

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Gnim Bazim: Where is He Now?

Gnim Bazim has been part of South Bronx United for six years, joining the organization as a 12-year old. With the help of our Director of College Placement and Alumni, Tom DeMaio, Gnim is currently a senior at Mercersburg Boarding School in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Students showcase work in SBU Karen Barth Arts Program

Bronx, NY – Several students in the SBU Karen Barth Arts Program collaborated to create unique works of art to showcase in front of friends and family at the Urban Assembly School last week. They drew from their passion for soccer and … Continue reading

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SBU Alumnus Beaufils Kimpolo: South Bronx United is Home

South Bronx United to me has been more than just a soccer club. Unlike many other soccer clubs throughout New York City, SBU has helped me improve my academic performances all throughout high school, especially when it came to English … Continue reading

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Run for SBU: 2017 TCS New York City Marathon

South Bronx United Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon Set for Sunday, November 5, 2017 New York, February 2nd, 2017—South Bronx United was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2017 TCS New … Continue reading

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SBU Youth Council Hosts International Food Night

On January 20th, 2017, South Bronx United’s Youth Council hosted an International Food Night for students in SBU Academy, coaches, mentors and volunteers. The Youth Council is a group of ten students who have been selected to represent all South … Continue reading

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Artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s and The Guggenheim partner with South Bronx United for peh-LO-tah

This summer, South Bronx United teamed up with award winning artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph for the Guggenheim Museum Social Practice Initiative, a program funded by a major grant from the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation which aims to instill different art expressions … Continue reading

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South Bronx United 6th Annual Benefit Raises Crucial Funds for the SBU Mission

300 guests filled the Midtown Loft and Terrace for a night of celebration in honor of South Bronx United’s 6th Annual Benefit on Thursday, November 10. The evening celebrated the success of South Bronx United programs in reaching 1,000 boys … Continue reading

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