Category Archives: Press Release

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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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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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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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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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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South Bronx United 6th Annual Benefit on November 10th

South Bronx United is hosting their 6th annual benefit on November 10, 2016 at Manhattan’s Midtown Loft and Terrace on Fifth Avenue. Every year, the event aims to raise funds for the many youth programs and events provided  by South … Continue reading

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Student-Athletes Explore their Artistic Side in the SBU Karen Barth Arts Program

Student-athletes in the SBU Academy now have the opportunity to learn artistic concepts, experiment with various visual art forms, and gain exposure to instruction that is lacking in many public schools.  This arts enrichment programming is offered through the new SBU Karen Barth … Continue reading

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South Bronx United Awards 2016 College Scholarship

On June 26th, South Bronx United announced four high school seniors as the recipients of the 2016 SBU College Scholarship: Anayeli Bolaños, Kevin Camacho, Musa Konteh, and Alhassane Sako.  All are receiving funds from South Bronx United to help them … Continue reading

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SBU 6th Annual Literacy Day: The Joy of Reading Comes to the Soccer Pitch

BRONX, NY — On Saturday, May 14 families and students of all ages gathered at Macombs Dam Park to participate in South Bronx United’s 6th Annual Literacy Day, an event that coincided with the organization’s soccer Recreational Program.  The event, … Continue reading

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