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477 North Mathilda Avenue, Sunnyvale 94085.0, California
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Sunnyvale PAL Boxing, established in 1969, is a community-focused organization dedicated to building and strengthening relationships between youth and public safety officers through athletic and extracurricular opportunities. Originally starting as a football program, Sunnyvale PAL has evolved over the years to offer a wide range of sports activities including boxing, softball, basketball, swimming, wrestling, and more. The organization’s commitment to meeting community needs and providing a safe and inclusive environment for young participants has been a cornerstone of its success.

With a rich history of community engagement and youth development, Sunnyvale PAL Boxing continues to make a positive impact on the lives of children and teenagers in the Sunnyvale area. The boxing program, initiated in 2003 by Public Safety Officer Jose Ramirez, has grown significantly, serving over 700 students in its early years. The club’s relocation to The Gateway Neighborhood Center in 2011 has allowed for the expansion of its offerings, attracting a diverse group of young boxers aged seven and older. Volunteer coaches and administrative assistants play a crucial role in providing guidance and support to the youth participants.

As a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization with a focus on mentorship and community outreach, Sunnyvale PAL Boxing stands out for its dedication to empowering young individuals through sports and educational initiatives. The organization’s collaborative efforts with partners like Reach Potential Movement and the Sunnyvale Dept of Public Safety underscore its commitment to holistic youth development. By offering a variety of programs, including the Sunnyvale Youth Mentoring Program and engaging activities like laser tag and horseback riding, Sunnyvale PAL Boxing continues to be a beacon of support and inspiration for the local community.