The Maverick Stars 'Community Food Hub' initiative has now provided nearly 25,000 homes nationwide with vital food parcels during the COVID-19 lockdown. The programme has grown from initially serving Greater Manchester, to now having food hubs throughout England. Maverick Stars ...
Chantelle’s Fighting Hunger

Chantelle’s Fighting Hunger

Maverick Stars ambassador Chantelle Cameron is punching above her weight to ensure vulnerable families receive vital food packages during lockdown. The Northampton super-lightweight fighter has taken charge of the charity's ‘Community Food Hub’ initiative in her home town to help ...
Thousands Fed in Lockdown

Thousands Fed in Lockdown

Maverick Stars has delivered food to nearly 15 thousand homes during the last five weeks of lockdown. As the country continues to be gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic, our team of ambassadors and volunteers have been on the frontline making ...
Keeping Fed While School’s Out

Keeping Fed While School’s Out

In these worrying and uncertain times, Maverick Stars has again stepped in to make sure hundreds of vulnerable children will stay nourished until the Covid-19 crisis eases and schools re-open. The charity has enjoyed great success with its ‘Fit and ...
Support for Timperley ABC

Support for Timperley ABC

Timperley ABC has been given a boost with a new sponsor coming on board. McQueen Dairies has provided kit for the junior members of the club. Business development manager, Adam McQueen, handed out -t-shirts to the young boxers. The club, ...
Making a difference at Market Drayton ABC

Making a difference at Market Drayton ABC

It’s been a busy time for Market Drayton Boxing after the club has secured investment from Maverick Stars Trust to deliver an after-school project alongside the town’s Grove School in Market Drayton itself. Improving School attendance and behaviour Shropshire-based club ...
Maverick Stars Trust boxing project nine – The Bar ABC

Maverick Stars Trust boxing project nine – The Bar ABC

England Boxing-affiliated The Bar ABC’s outreach project has been given a timely boost thanks to a funding boost from the Maverick Stars Trust. In 2015, as part of a disability boxing project, England Boxing Club Support Officer Avoen Perryman worked ...
Wimborne ABC – Girl’s in gloves

Wimborne ABC – Girl’s in gloves

  The Maverick Stars Trust is supporting Wimborne Amateur Boxing Club to deliver its Girls in Gloves project, which aims to tackle mental health problems and raise female participation levels in boxing. What Wimborne ABC stands for Wimborne Amateur Boxing Club ...
Unity Boxing Academy – Summer holiday camp

Unity Boxing Academy – Summer holiday camp

Thanks to significant support from The Maverick Stars Trust, England Boxing-affiliated Unity Boxing Academy of Bradford was able to run an engaging summer holiday camp that hopes to bring long-term benefits. Physical activity in the holidays Unity Boxing Academy ran ...
Aldershot ABC – #No knives in the SHOT

Aldershot ABC – #No knives in the SHOT

The Maverick Stars Trust has put £2,500 towards Aldershot ABC’s Stay Safe #No knives in the SHOT project.  Here’s what it’s all about The set-up at Aldershot ABC Aldershot ABC are are based at Alderwood Leisure Centre, which sits on ...
East Brighton ABC – School Holiday Programme

East Brighton ABC – School Holiday Programme

Recently-established East Brighton ABC in Sussex is the second club to be given support from the Maverick Stars Trust as they bid to engage young people during the 2019 school holidays. East Brighton ABC’s bid to engage – and feed ...
Off to a winner for Wimborne ABC girls!

Off to a winner for Wimborne ABC girls!

It was a successful weekend for Wimbourne ABC with two of their 'Girls in Gloves' participants climbing through the ropes to make their boxing bow. Thirteen year old Grace Shire put in a strong performance in her first competitive bout ...
Gemini FIT AND FED

Gemini FIT AND FED

  Based at Gemini Amateur Boxing Club in Speke, the project will take place throughout the summer holidays and provide activities and nutrition for youngsters aged from eight to sixteen. For five hours each day, children will be enjoying sports and games including: ...
Maverick’s Award Winners

Maverick’s Award Winners

Twenty-four young boxers from disadvantaged backgrounds throughout the UK are set to benefit from a unique award - courtesy of Maverick Stars Trust. The fighters all competed at the National Association of Boys and Girls Clubs Championships. Former competitors in ...
Walkden ABC – Doors Opening Soon!

Walkden ABC – Doors Opening Soon!

  A new gym in the Walkden area of Salford is nearing completion and set to open before the end of the January. The facility will include a boxing gym and multi-activity hub for young people.  Based at Walkden Town ...
Every Festive Day is Boxing Day!

Every Festive Day is Boxing Day!

Boxing clubs throughout the nation have opened their doors throughout the Christmas holiday to train and feed disadvantaged children - all thanks to funding from Maverick Stars. Following the success of the Holiday Hunger/Fit and Fed programme's that were rolled ...
South Wye – Fit Fed and Ready to Rumble

South Wye – Fit Fed and Ready to Rumble

Another Maverick Stars project is underway with 'Fit and Fed' up and running at South Wye Police Boxing Academy. For the duration of the summer holidays, our funding is helping children aged 11-16 to enjoy an hour of training every ...
Warrington Phoenix Fire Fit and Fed project excels in its second year

Warrington Phoenix Fire Fit and Fed project excels in its second year

For the second year running Warrington Pheonix Fire Boxing club housed within the Warrington Fire and Rescue station has engaged in the national “Fit and Fed” pioneered by Street Games. Damian Ridpath, Head coach, said: “After trialling the programme last year ...
Fishergate – Reels them in

Fishergate – Reels them in

A fantastic new initiative at Fishersgate Amateur Boxing Club is proving a big hit with people living with Parkinson's disease. Research has shown that boxing can improve symptoms of Parkinson's, helping those diagnosed with the disease to maintain higher levels ...
Success for “Sting like a Bee” Leaders

Success for “Sting like a Bee” Leaders

A unique initiative which uses boxing gyms to provide opportunities for young people, is celebrating its first group of successful new "leaders'. Ten participants graduated from the course at the Collyhurst and Moxton boxing gym - and received their certificates ...
Debut For Wimborne ABC ‘Girls in Gloves’

Debut For Wimborne ABC ‘Girls in Gloves’

The 'Girls in Gloves' boxing initiative - funded by Maverick Stars - has two more success stories from Wimbourne ABC. Thanks to the programme, which aims to help tackle mental health problems and raise female participation levels in boxing, more ...
Girls in Gloves

Girls in Gloves

A Groundbreaking project, supported by maverick Stars, is going down a storm at Wimbourne Amateur Boxing Club. Its 'Girls in Gloves' initiative, which aims to help tackle mental health problems and raise female participation levels in boxing, is proving hugely ...
Jamie’s Dream Edges Closer

Jamie’s Dream Edges Closer

Maverick Stars, working alongside fighter-turned-trainer Jamie Moore, have been given the green light to go ahead with plans to open a boxing club in Salford. Walkden ABC will take its place within a unit at the Walkden Shopping centre that ...
East Brighton ABC – Fighting Fit on the Coast

East Brighton ABC – Fighting Fit on the Coast

Another Maverick Stars project has cooked up a storm with East Brighton's 'Fit and Fed' project proving a huge hit. Maverick's funding helped children aged 11-16 to enjoy an hour of training every day followed by a nutritious lunch.  Those ...
Time to Sting Like A Bee for team GB!

Time to Sting Like A Bee for team GB!

Maverick Stars Ambassador Conner Tudsbury is looking forward to a hugely excited new chapter of his career after being awarded a place with GB Boxing. After impressing throughout a series of trials, our 'Sting Like a Bee' mentor will now ...
Putting Back – Murray’s the Man

Putting Back – Murray’s the Man

Former world title challenger Martin Murray is backing 'Sting Like a Bee' to change young people's lives in Greater Manchester. Aimed at tackling anti-social behavior and the knife-crime epidemic, the initiative has set in motion a series of boxing and leadership programme's ...
Tommy on the spot

Tommy on the spot

A maverick in his own right, Tommy McDonagh is head coach at Collyhurst & Moston ABC and a man totally committed to helping young people turn their lives around. After challenging for a British title as a top professional (34 ...
Sting Like A Bee Launch

Sting Like A Bee Launch

A who’s who of the Greater Manchester boxing scene will be on hand to help launch the Maverick Stars ‘Sting Like a Bee’ (SLAB) initiative in Moss Side on Monday, 24 June.   Aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour and the knife-crime ...
World star Frampton backs Manchester’s ‘Sting Like a Bee’

World star Frampton backs Manchester’s ‘Sting Like a Bee’

World boxing star Carl Frampton MBE has thrown his backing behind a Greater Manchester-wide campaign that will take a unified approach to tackling knife crime. A total of 12 clubs from the area – two from inner city Manchester, plus ...
Mayor backs Sting Like A Bee

Mayor backs Sting Like A Bee

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham visited Timperley ABC to learn more about the Maverick Stars ‘Sting Like a Bee’ initiative. Aimed at tackling anti-social behavior and the knife-crime epidemic, ‘Sting Like a Bee’ has set in motion a series of ...
South Wye FIT AND FED

South Wye FIT AND FED

Maverick Stars has teamed up with South Wye Police Boxing Academy, West Mercia Police and Herefordshire council to run a 'Fit and Fed' programme for the duration for the summer holidays. Children aged 11-16 can enjoy an hour of training ...
Huge Turnout for Launch Event

Huge Turnout for Launch Event

The great and the good turned up for the launch of the Maverick Stars 'Sting Like a Bee' initiative at Moss Side Fire Station Boxing Club. Maverick ambassadors Jamie Moore, Nigel Travis, Chantelle Cameron and Conner Tudsbury were in attendance, ...
Sting Like a Bee

Sting Like a Bee

Young people in Greater Manchester are being urged to get down to their local boxing gym and 'Sting Like a Bee'! The Maverick Stars initiative is already helping hundreds aged 8-25 to get active, learn new skills and meet new ...
South Wye Police Boxing Academy -School Holiday Programme

South Wye Police Boxing Academy -School Holiday Programme

For the last six weeks summer camps up and down the country have been in operation - thanks to Maverick Stars funding. One of the hugely successful camps took place at South Wye Police Boxing Academy. A team of dedicated ...
Aston ABC – Flags out for new coaches

Aston ABC – Flags out for new coaches

The boxers meet once a month with the overall aim of getting more women involved in the sport. The intiative is led by Aston ABCs lead coach John Homer, who said: "We first started the squad in 2016 and it ...
Lee Jones ABC – England Squad In Liverpool

Lee Jones ABC – England Squad In Liverpool

Maverick stars trust purchased a second hand ring for jones abc . It has helped raise the club profile massively and increased capacity to reduce costs in hosting events such as spar days , club shows , hosting regional rounds ...
Timperley Amateur Boxing Club

Timperley Amateur Boxing Club

The club based on the Broomwood Estate has been providing a significant quality service to its local community since its inception seven years previously, the trustees were impressed on how the club had continued to sustain itself without any significant ...