Gi Donations



The YCTH. Foundation - Making a difference for people in Brazil, Africa, and here in the United States. While other projects have been underway, we are excited to launch the Hyperfly Donation program here with you!


We are so excited for every Hyperfly item that gets packed up and shipped to our customers all over the world, but we are also very aware of everyone's old gear piling up at home. We knew we had to do something to put that gear to a better use than collecting dust. Any used/retired items that are still in decent shape can allow someone else in the world give it a second life.


Have some items to donate? Awesome!

We don't want to donate something that has holes or major stains. If you wouldn't give the gi to a friend, someone else may not want it either.

For every item you donate, we give you 20% off on a new one. If you donate three items, you get three codes. These can be used one at a time on


Please make sure all gis are in the following condition:

  • Unpatched
  • No holes or major stains
  • Washed
  • Matching top and bottom


Please mail your gi to the address listed on the attachment.

Make sure to print out the form and give us your info so we know where to send the discount code to!


All donations will be inspected within a week of receiving. Please be patient as, some weeks, we receive a lot of donations.


Where does my gi go?

Right now, we have two locations the donations are being sent to.


1. Lionheart Initiative

Outside of family structure and strong societal values, which sometimes fall short in highly urbanized modern Africa, there is a deficiency of positive character building organizations and clubs in Africa to give young people access to healthy outlets for frustrations and energies. Be it due to corruption, mass urbanization, social malaise, economic stagnation or oppressive systems, generations of Africans are trapped in a cycle of persistent poverty, hopelessness, drugs and crime, and in some cases religious radicalization.

The Lionheart Initiative creates opportunities for athletes in Africa through sustainable martial arts programs powered by volunteers working to grow mixed martial arts and related sports in Africa.



2. Brazil

Hyperfly Athlete, Mahamed Aly, experienced first-hand what life in the favelas is like. For many kids, Jiu Jitsu is one of the few paths for a better life. Training Jiu Jitsu gives them a sense of community and belonging. Through Jiu Jitsu, they may have the opportunity to live, train, or compete beyond their neighborhoods. Many gyms do not have permanent mats, so they train on card board or the floor. Having a gi could allow for some kids to get into Jiu Jitsu - something they may not able to do otherwise.

Living and training in the United States now, Mahamed has supported many different projects back in Brazil. He has built mat spaces, sent financial support, and provided gear.

A portion of the gis are sent to the gyms he supports in Brazil.


Do I have to pay for shipping?

We kindly ask that you take charge of shipping the gis to us. By making a donation you are volunteering to support the foundation and the people that benefit from it. Thank you!  


What else can I do?

We are always looking for new opportunities to support other causes in the world. If you or someone you know would like to get involved, please send us an email at

We would love to hear from you!


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