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Group sleeps outdoors to raise money for transitional housing in Winnipeg

While the temperature dropped overnight, Harry Black and 15 other people huddled with blankets and mittens to raise money for Winnipeggers in need. Black is president of the Pan Am Boxing Club and Pan Am Place, which provides transitional housing for at-risk youth… Read more on cbc.ca

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Sleepout in Exchange District raises thousands for homeless

A brave group of Winnipeggers hit the streets in the Exchange District for an outdoor sleepout on a night when the low reached -26 Celsius by the next morning. The goal is to raise money and awareness for programs run at Pan Am Place. The transitional housing facility gives 18 to 25-year-old men at risk […]

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Going the distance for housing program

Going the distance is nothing new to these folks — even if it involves staying out overnight in frigid temperatures. The staff at Pan Am Place, who are also trainers at Pan Am Boxing Club, have answered the bell to spend Friday night camped outside to raise funds and awareness for the young men’s transitional […]

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Pan Am Boxing Club fights to keep young men off the street with fundraiser on Saturday

Young fighters put up their gloves at Pan Am Boxing Club on Saturday evening, all in the name of charity. “We’re here today to watch, spectate, participate in Take it Outside, which is an annual fundraising event for Pan Am Place, which is a residence that we developed for young men that are homeless,” said […]

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Pan Am Place Opens for At-Risk Men

A new transitional housing complex opened Thursday to give young at-risk men somewhere to call home before ending up on the streets. Pan Am Place is a branch of Pan Am Boxing & Athletic Club on McDermot Avenue and will provide housing and services to at-risk men between the ages of 18-24. Two men currently call […]

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Pan Am Place provides roof, training to youth in need

A Winnipeg boxing club is trying to take at-risk youth off the streets and offer them a place to live, positive role models and training in the ring. Pan Am Place has converted an Exchange District building into a haven for the city’s youth. 16-year-old Brandon Barron goes three times a week. He joined the […]

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