August's Community Care: The Mack Lewis Gym

Aug 7, 2017

The Community Cares Partner for August is the Mack Lewis Boxing Gym, which has been uplifting the through boxing and serves as a vital safe haven and community hub.

Founded by Morgan State Graduate, Mack Lewis in the 1950's, 3pm.the gymnasium opens its doors Monday through Friday from 5 pm to 8:30 pm and on Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm. It is located on 929 North Caroline Street, Suite A and encourages youth ages eight and up to learn boxing, to protect themselves, or as recreational experience, Professional career. or simply a safe haven.

The gym has continued to mentor and strives to make a change in the community and the lives of the youth. They deal with life issues and teach youth to think through their problems rather than act irrationally.  The keep the kids off the streets and Like Mr. Mack Lewis, they to try to carry out his legacy and do the same thing that he did for them.The president of the gym is Vincent Pettway, who won the IBF Light Middleweight Championship.He reminds us that Mack Lewis became a Baltimore legend and a boxing icon, by changing the lives of young men from his east side gym.

Mack Lewis Boxing Gymnasium Foundation

Contact; Vincent Pettway

929 North Caroline Street Suite A

Baltimore MD, 21205

443-804-8906 Gym:443-897-5007