Our Kids Matter
Promoting Positive Individual Development
When the school day ends… Hoops Express begins.
Hoops Express is a nonprofit 501C(3), community-based organization that provides an array of supportive services to at-risk, school aged youths in the Newburgh, N.Y. area. Founded in 1998, Hoops Express was established to promote positive individual development for at-risk youths through the provision of educational, athletic and cultural programs.
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The City of Newburgh and Hoops Express Inc. have partnered to address juvenile crime between the ages of 7 and 15. In 2005, the City of Newburgh and Hoops Express implemented Operation You-Turn, modeled after Boston’s Ceasefire project, offering young adults an … (read more)
Hoops Express, Inc has developed programs to allow youths and young adults complete their GED and/ or high school diplomas. This program is geared to assist youth or young adults complete their basic education while preparing for transition into sustainable career paths… (read more)
One of our more popular programs is an after-school organized basketball league for kids from age 8 to 22, in four age groups. The goal is to keep them off the street while giving them a motivational challenge. In addition to having fun, kids learn the value of effort, focus… (read more)