Events

Here are some of the latest locations where Gabriel McNeal and the Foundation have been:

 

Helen S. Faison Arts Academy: ‘I Matter’ Event

Gabe McNeal delivers his motivational speaking message at Pittsburgh Faison for the ‘I Matter’ Event.

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Imani Christian Academy Sports Banquet

Gabe McNeal gives his motivational speaking message at the Imani Christian Academy Sports Banquet, recognizing the student-athletes for their academic and athletic accomplishments.

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Providence Family Support Center 3113 Brighton Road, Pittsburgh,  PA 15212

The Kool Kat In The Hat, The Reading Motivator (Gabriel McNeal) performs his reading/educational songs “I Will Succeed, I Believe I Read” and “The Reading Motivator(It’s The Kool Kat In The Hat Man)” to the K-5 grade students of Providence Family Support Center to promote literacy by motivating and encouraging young kids to read.

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Article: Blupela.com

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Le Moyne Multi-Cultural Community Center 200 Forest Ave, Washington, PA 15301

Gabriel McNeal shares his testimony with K-8 grade students and explains how his reading background helped him progress through elementary school, middle school, high school and now college. He goes over the importance of setting goals, making the right choices and devising a game plan for life.

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Allegheny Traditional 810 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Gabriel McNeal shares his testimony with the 5th Grade classroom of Allegheny Traditional. He explains how his reading background helped him progress through elementary school, middle school, high school and now college. He goes over the importance of setting goals, making the right choices and devising a game plan for life.

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Article: The Point Park Globe

Student creates non-profit organization to help troubled kids

 

Providence Family Support Center 3113 Brighton Road, Pittsburgh,  PA 15212

Gabe McNeal presents the T.E.A.M.H.O.O.P(Together Everyone Achieves More Helping Others Overcome Pressure) Reading Buddy Program and does story – time reading.

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Providence Family Support Center 3113 Brighton Road, Pittsburgh,  PA 15212

Former basketball standout, Gabe Mcneal, presents the Get Off The Bench and Get Into The Game Of Life Ball – handling Clinic. The purpose is to teach ball-handling fundamentals, while using our fun and exciting drills for skill concepts.

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Pittsburgh Marrow PreK-8 1611 Davis Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Gabriel McNeal shares his testimony with the children and explains how his reading background helped him progress through elementary school, high school and now college. He goes over the importance of setting goals, making the right choices and devising a game plan for life.

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Crawford Village Activity Center

Gabriel McNeal shares his testimony with the children and explains how his reading background helped him progress through elementary school, high school and now college. He goes over the importance of setting goals, making the right choices and devising a game plan for life.

The Kool Kat In The Hat, The Reading Motivator (Gabriel McNeal) performs his reading/educational songs “I Will Succeed, I Believe I Read” and “The Reading Motivator(It’s The Kool Kat In The Hat Man)” to the children to promote literacy by motivating and encouraging young kids to read.

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Hosanna House (400 Sherwood Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15221)

Gabriel McNeal shares his testimony with the children and explains how his reading background helped him progress through elementary school, high school and now college. He goes over the importance of setting goals, making the right choices and devising a game plan for life.

The Kool Kat In The Hat, The Reading Motivator (Gabriel McNeal) performs his reading/educational songs “I Will Succeed, I Believe I Read” and “The Reading Motivator(It’s The Kool Kat In The Hat Man)” to the children to promote literacy by motivating and encouraging young kids to read.

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Wilmerding YMCA (1 Memorial fld, Wilmerding, PA 15148)

Gabriel McNeal shares his testimony with the children and explains how his reading background helped him progress through elementary school, high school and now college. He goes over the importance of setting goals, making the right choices and devising a game plan for life.

The Kool Kat In The Hat, The Reading Motivator (Gabriel McNeal) performs his reading/educational songs “I Will Succeed, I Believe I Read” and “The Reading Motivator (It’s The Kool Kat In The Hat Man)” to the children to promote literacy by motivating and encouraging young kids to read.

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Penn Hills YMCA (11817 Frankstown Rd, Penn Hills, PA 15235)

Former basketball standout of Point Park University, Gabriel McNeal, speaks with 3rd-12th grade student-athletes of the BSA AAU Team on the strong work ethic and self-discipline it takes to be successful on and off the court. He shares his experience on how displaying a positive attitude, having a strong work ethic and staying self-disciplined has helped him progress through middle school, high school and college as a student-athlete. After the speech he then presented a basketball clinic that’s designed to develop basic ball-handling fundamentals, give players confidence and promote work ethic.

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Manchester Youth Development Center (1214 Liverpool St, Pittsburgh, PA 15233)

Gabriel McNeal shares his testimony with the children and explains how his reading background helped him progress through elementary school, high school and now college. He goes over the importance of setting goals, making the right choices and devising a game plan for life.

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New Fork Baptist Church: The 2nd Annual Middle School / High School Youth Lock-In (7 Peaceful Lane, Palmyra, VA)

Gabriel McNeal shares his testimony with the children and explains how his reading background helped him progress through elementary school, high school and now college. He goes over the importance of setting goals, making the right choices and devising a game plan for life.

The Kool Kat In The Hat, The Reading Motivator (Gabriel McNeal) performs his reading/educational songs “I Will Succeed, I Believe I Read” and “The Reading Motivator(It’s The Kool Kat In The Hat Man)” to the children to promote literacy by motivating and encouraging young kids to read.

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Point Park University (201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)

Gabriel McNeal volunteers to speak with the 7th graders of Manchester Academic Charter School in Dr. Reid’s BOLD organization about the importance of a college education and having career goals.

Photos by J.L. Martello, in association with an article by the Pittsburgh Courier

The Pittsburgh Courier covered this event, read BOLD gives inspiration at bus stops.

 

Carlow University’s Men’s Basketball

Gabriel McNeal volunteers and speaks with Carlow University’s men’s basketball team about his basketball career. He discusses the work ethic and self-discipline it takes to become a successful student-athlete in college and the importance of having a game plan for your life other than basketball.

 

Perry High School

Gabriel McNeal volunteers and speaks with the student-athletes of the Perry High School boys basketball team. He shares his basketball experience and discusses the strong work ethic and self-discipline it takes to become a successful student-athlete. He shares his experience on how displaying a positive attitude, having a strong work ethic and staying self-disciplined has helped him progress through middle school, high school and college as a student-athlete. After the speech he then presented a basketball clinic that’s designed to develop basic ball-handling fundamentals, give players confidence and promote work ethic.
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