Minor Miracles is a grassroots non-profit organization that aims to help at-risk Astoria/LIC inner-city youth by engaging them through after-school martial arts, boxing, organized sports, environmental, and cultural activities for the sole purpose of instilling core values through mentorship and spiritual guidance that will develop positive attributes as well as magnify their individual and societal worth.
Our philosophy is that every time a child engages in physical activity their quality of life and the communities in which they live are improved ten-fold. Through structured play and mentorship, participants master self-discipline, respect, and cooperative skills that are transferrable to home life and beyond.
The philosophy of Minor Miracles is connected to the values of the foundation. The organizational values are rooted in the personal beliefs and backgrounds of the founders. The fundamental principles of Martial Arts, Football, Boxing, Dance, and Creative Arts encompass: