Over twenty children from Bridge Haven Family Center in the Bronx were visited by the Knicks Gaming team last Thursday, July 19th. The six players and their coach have made history as MSG’s first official NBA 2K League team. The players shared their stories and unique backgrounds with the kids during a Q&A session, where they encouraged them to follow their passions. Our kids were even more excited when the Knicks gamers surprised them with a brand-new PlayStation4... Read More
For the Spring 2018 semesters, Garden of Dreams teens from our partner, WHEDco, participated in the MSG Classroom program. Each week, these students would meet with different professionals from MSG Networks and The Madison Square Garden Company to learn about different jobs within the company and gain insight into the many career options available within the television industry. Meeting weekly, the students attended a Rangers game, watching the game from a production perspective. They also had the opportunity to sit in on a Rangers production meeting, interview a Rangers player, and tour the MSG Networks production truck.
Throughout the semester, the student worked on creating and producing their own... Read More
This spring semester, eight Garden of Dreams teens, including Malik, participated in Garden of Dreams and MSG Networks "MSG Classroom" program. Malik, a Garden of Dreams 2018 Inspire Scholarship recipient, shares about his experience learning the television industry from MSG Networks professionals:
Being part of MSG Classroom was truly a great experience. MSG Classroom was a program that not only opened my horizons but also helped me find myself. This program showed me that there are more possibilities than just being in front of the camera. It showed me the numerous jobs that are involved behind the scenes. It was MSG Classroom that—along with other programs— helped me break... Read More
MSG Networks' Jill Martin helped surprise another Garden of Dreams teen with an incredible experience. This time, Gaby, an aspiring chef from Garden of Dreams partner Children's Aid, was welcomed into her favorite chef's home to cook a signature Knicks dish with him! After making the delicious appetizer "Latin Spiced Chicken Wings with Honey-Lime Glaze and Chipotle Yougurt Dipping Sauce", Bobby Flay then invited Gaby and her family to a future taping of his Food Network show, Beat... Read More
Garden of Dreams child Ryland from Make-A-Wish New Jersey received the surprise of a lifetime when an experience to see a live taping of the Today Show...turned into meeting and forecasting the weather with your favorite weatherman, Al Roker! Special thank you to Jill Martin and MSG Networks for helping to make Ryland's dream come true.Read More