FIGHT 4 LIFE FITNESS BOXING MINITRIES

Rating: 5 stars   5 reviews

Issues: Arts & Culture, Mental Health, Crime & Law, Sports

Location: 2121 Montevallo Rd Birmingham AL 35211 USA

Mission: Fight4Life is dedicated to helping and working with young people in and surrounding the inner city area of Birmingham, AL, with the hope of making a difference n their lives and in their community. Fight 4 Life provides an atmosphere of unity, personal growth and fun for those who participate. Programs include, anger management boxing, physical fitness, tutoring, GED prep, mentoring, etc.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am the ring announcer for Fight 4 Life - and the Youngs do a tremendous job of helping youth of all ages, not only boxing but reading, tutoring, teaching, mentoring. I have seen young men totally changed with a great confidence, class and character. I ask you to open your hearts - please give - I personally stake my lifelong reputation on Fight 4 Life and the great contribution to society and lives. God bless you. Buddy Parker

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

Review from Guidestar
Rating: 5 stars  

Fight 4 Life has proven to be a vital part of our son's success. The program focuses on the physical, spiritual, and social development while teaching self-discipline and promoting self-confidence. The physical aspect serves as an outlet for the release of stress, anger, and frustration kids experience on a daily basis. The program directors and coaches teach these young men and women how to become productive, hard-working members of our society while stressing personal and spiritual development. I highly recomment this program.

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Life-changing

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Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Review from Guidestar
Rating: 5 stars  

I have known Greg and Dorothy Young for several years and have had the opportunity to be around the and the inner city youth that they serve in their ministry on many occasions. I have donated to the ministry, travelled to out of state boxing tounaments and even trained in the gymn with Coach Greg and have nothing but the highest opinion of the work they are doing and their genuine love for young people. At any given time their gymn is filled with real life stories of young people who were living on the edge before joining fight4Life who now have totally moved in a positive direction. The moral and spiritual training provided by the Youngs along with boxing lessons and tutoring assistance creates a very close bond that benefits these children for many years.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 people found this review helpful

Greg and Dorothy do an amazing job working with the youth in and around their community. The students at Fight 4 Life learn so much about succeeding in life and making the right choices. I'm very proud to see the growth that kids experience because of this ministry. Support of this ministry will give opportunities to inner city youth that they might otherwise not receive. Thanks to Greg and Dorothy for all they do.

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Rating: 5 stars  

1 people found this review helpful

I first met Greg Young years ago when he volunteered as a chaperone for his son's three day science field trip. We became fast friends because of his authenticity and warm personality. He was active with a non-profit that became the ministry he and his wife have today. The first thing he talked about when he learned of my interest in outdoor recreation was how he could use this to improve the lives of the children and youth he was serving. Greg and Dorothy have always been about service to their ministry--they both are the "real deal". I never hear them talk about themselves but rather how they can provide more and improve the lives of the people they serve in Fight 4 Life. This ministry truly is about helping not just the youth but the families as well. Having a non-profit and having served on two different non-profit boards, I could not endorse them more. This ministry needs our support, and I am confident that every contribution is used to create success stories in lives of children, youth, and adults who have not had the opportunities that most of enjoy on a daily basis. Dr. Bart A. West, Birmingham Alabama

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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