Author Archives: South Bronx United

One Evening, One Huge Impact: The SBU 7th Annual Benefit

On November 16, 2017 at the Midtown Loft and Terrace, South Bronx United held its 7th Annual Benefit. More than 330 guests attended and the event raised $105,000, making it the organization’s first ever six-figure fundraising event. The night was … Continue reading

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Moving and Passing: Soccer, Poetry, and Social Justice collide

Performance Artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph partnered with SBU Summer Soccer Scholars program to create Moving and Passing, an intersection of community, education, and art that enabled Bronx youth to explore themes of social justice and immigration through poetry and their passion for soccer. This project was … Continue reading

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SBU Health and Wellness Day 2017

BRONX, NY – On Saturday, September 9th, SBU kids and their families will gather at Macombs Dam Park to begin the first day of the SBU’s Recreational Soccer Program. This program has grown substantially over the past couple of years and now serves more … Continue reading

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SBU Annual Awards & BBQ

Bronx, NY – South Bronx United’s academic year ended with a bang on Thursday, June 29th, with the end of the year BBQ and Annual Awards Ceremony! Students, parents, coaches and staff members gathered in Mullaly Park for the festivities … Continue reading

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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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