Saturday April 13, 2024 @12PM-6PM EST
Galaxy Training 1420 Bayly St. Unit 11 - Pickering ON L1W3R
3X3 Fundraising Tournament
To elevate your brand’s impact by sponsoring our One Day Tournament – a thrilling 3 on 3 basketball competition with 1 alternates, gathering 10 teams from across the Greater Toronto Area.
Catering to the dynamic demographic of youth and young adults aged 18 and above, this fast-paced tournament features 10-minute run-time games, ensuring an engaging and spirited event.
Your support will not only contribute to the success of this exciting day but will also position your brand prominently as we award a $500 prize to the triumphant 1st place team. Partner with us to make a slam dunk in the community and leave a lasting impression on both players and spectators alike!
With your support, our Supports Student for Learning Program (SSLP) aims to provide Black youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed academically and beyond. By donating and purchasing tickets to our Gala, you can make a real difference in the lives of these talented and ambitious students.
We’ve provided 150 black youths with workshops, physical activity, 1-on-1 mentorship. Our goal is to provide support for black youths in all aspects of life. We’ve taught them about physical and mental wellness, financial literacy, employment advancement and other essential life skills.
Your contribution to our Fundraising Event will directly impact the lives of these motivated and deserving students. By donating and purchasing tickets, you become a champion for educational equality and empower Black youth to realize their dreams.
Providing workshops and discussions on core topics: SMART Goal Setting, Financial Literacy, Networking, Career Discovery, and Self-Esteem Building to help youth build a growth mindset earlier in life which will help them take on real world challenges, opportunities, and success.
Activities and resources: weekly workshop sessions (via zoom), weekly physical sport sessions (Basketball, Boxing), Online virtual drill training, Special guest speakers and panel events. Youth are given SFL goal books and access to our SFL goal setting app allowing youth to develop/ work on their S.M.A.R.T goals.
New Age Mentorship Program
We match youth (13-18) with a young adult mentor – who provides support but also shares knowledge around personal and career journey – and helps them to work on their short and long term goals. 2-4 hours of programing a week for a min of 8 weeks
The mentorship program will embrace unique, entrepreneurial and emerging forms of employment such as: small business (Tech, Health, Hair/Self Care, digital influencers and creators, and will also educate and connect youth to more traditional career paths. This group will consist of young adults and people of colour who have been able to turn their passion into a business and build stable, consistent livelihoods and or secondary revenue streams. The Mentors Group will provide support to younger youth, teaching them about how to apply business principles to their passion and also guiding them through the thought process of how to determine
Activities and resources: weekly workshop sessions, current events pow-wows, social cohesion engagements (via sport, gaming, arts) (Zoom during covid19). Youth are given SFL goal books and access to our SFL goal setting app allowing youth to develop/ work on their S.M.A.R.T goals (personal, professional, academic, social).
The outcomes of the project is: 1) Ensuring youth are connected to positive and motivating resources throughout Covid19 2) Ensuring youth are continuing to prepare themselves for real world challenges, opportunities, and success in career paths 3) Building up youth self-esteem and ideas about giving to their community.
Skills For Life aligns with the “Mindset Growth Model”, which amplifies the importance of continuous learning and self-discovery. The concept was founded on the principles of exploring, confronting, and moving past failure to build on key transferable skills that can be practically applied to daily life. We organize workshops, events, and other initiatives to fill the gap between traditional learning and practical skills. We are determined to help kids from all walks of life realize the tools they have within themselves to pursue their dreams.
Our charity number is: 753516723RR0001
Galaxy Training (GT) is a basketball training program that epitomizes a multifaceted approach to fitness, mentor-ship, and youth development, dedicated to unlocking the full potential of every individual it encounters. From youth to young adults GT is committed to enhancing people’s lives through sport and hard work.