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Mongo Man had a ball at Detroit Mercy interacting with fans and playing in the halftime Space Jam game with the girls from PAL Detroit.

Detroit PAL is a non-profit organization positively impacting the lives of more than 12,000 children each year. With roots dating back to 1969, their group works to create safe and supportive places for kids to play.  They also train and certify more than 1,700 volunteers each year to become encouraging coaches and mentors to the city’s youth.

In partnership with the Detroit Police Department and community volunteers, Detroit PAL builds character in young people through athletic, academic and leadership development programs.

Detroit PAL strives to achieve three important goals for kids:

  • Young people with high character
  • Young people who lead active and healthy lifestyles
  • Young people who give back in their community

Learn more about Detroit PAL HERE