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Boston Police Athletic League

PAL is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to the positive development of the youth of Boston. Through PAL, police officers and young people participate in athletic, social and education activities to learn more about each other and their communities. PAL’s youth programs help young people develop self-esteem, leadership skills and a sense of belonging, as well as improve school performance, resolve conflicts and occupy their out-of-school-time productively.

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News and Events

Boston Police Athletic League Awarded $100,000

June 12, 2014

Boston, June 10, 2014 – The Boston Police Athletic League (PAL) has been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program. The Boston-based organization was chosen from more than 430 applicants during a very competitive review process.

Seaport District Becomes Grand Prix Racetrack to Benefit Boston Youth

September 4, 2013

Grand Prix “Carnival” Welcomes Spectators to Cheer on Drivers & Enjoy Games, Food & Drink Boston Police Athletic League (PAL) brings European-style kart racing to the streets of Boston with the 5th Annual Boston PAL Grand Prix. A four-hour team endurance race to benefit youth development, participants will feel the power of race engineered, 9… Read More »

School Police Unit P.A.L. to PALS Schedule

June 7, 2016

P.A.L. to PALS is a monthly visit by Boston Police Department personnel to local Boys and Girls Clubs in Boston. The monthly visits will be two dimensional: one part learning and interactive, the other part physical exercise. Each month, a different unit from the Boston Police Department will visit a different Boys and Girls Club… Read More »

Boston Police Athletic League Makes Donation to South End Baseball League

May 7, 2015

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, members of the Boston Police Athletic League stopped by Peters Park to present a check in the amount of $10,000 to the South End Baseball League. 

Boston PAL Kids Meet UFC Star Conor McGregor

March 7, 2015

  Photo Credit: Billie Weiss Kids participating in the Boston Police Athletic League charitable program met UFC star Conor McGregor at the Peter Welch’s Gym in South Boston on January. McGregor was in town prior to his main event UFC match at TD Garden and met with Boston’s young aspiring boxers. The Irish mixed martial artist McGregor met with members of youth boxing programs… Read More »

Rodman Ride for Kids

As a Rodman Ride for Kids charity partner, Boston PAL will receive a 10% addition to your generous donation.
Ride for Kids is an umbrella matching gift charity raising funds for youth-focused social service organizations supporting at-risk youth in Massachusetts.


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34 1/2 East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003

800-PAL-4KIDS (800-725-4543)

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1240 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO 80223

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2000 E. 14th Street
San Leandro, CA. 94577

(510) 544-4300
4110 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92105

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12161 Ken Adams Way
Suite 110 RR
Wellington, FL 33414

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120 Anderson Avenue Northwest
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