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IT Heavy Hitters 2017

Closed Cause page created in the Health category by IT Heavy Hitters for "The Key to Life Charitable Trust (keytolife.org.nz)"


$11,641 donated
Given by 224 generous donors in around 5 months

Suicide prevention boxing fundraiser for The Key to Life Charitable Trust

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  Nationwide Health Education Prevention Awareness

Welcome to Computer Concepts Ltd IT Heavy Hitters 2017, a suicide prevention boxing fundraiser for The Key to Life Charitable Trust.

The IT Heavy Hitters events of 2014/15 &16 raised over $129,000 for The Key to Life Charitable Trust and we are currently working with the team to pull this together again. The Key to Life Charitable Trust is a registered charitable trust aiming to affect positive social change surrounding suicide prevention, suicide awareness and mental health in New Zealand. It's a great cause and we look forward to making a difference to those affected by these issues.

We'll take a group of IT professionals in Auckland & Wellington, provide qualified training and instruction and glove them up. The result is an evening of explosive boxing action. You don't need any experience to fight at IT Heavy Hitters, you'll be trained by professional coaches in Wellington and helped with all aspects of theory and practical boxing. On the night you'll choose your walkout song, step into the arena and put all of your training into 3x2 minute rounds, scored and refereed by qualified officials.

I run the show and have used this page for the last few years to get donations that help cover venue hire, ring, sound, lights and will be used for the running costs of the event.

Wellington event: May 6th 2017

Auckland event: May 13th 2017

The fight night main event will be the Doug McLay Memorial Fight, Doug was an inspiration to many boxers and is sorely missed throughout the sporting communities he was involved in.

Find and like us on Facebook or Twitter for the latest news on the next big night, or if you have any questions about the event feel free to drop us an email - info@itheavyhitters.co.nz

IT Heavy Hitters' involvement (page creator)

Following the 2013 suicide of my own boxing coach Doug McLay, I created IT Heavy Hitters as a fundraiser for suicide prevention and mental health awareness cause The Key to Life Charitable Trust. In 3 years this event has raised over $129,000 for that trust.

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Janet
Janet on 13 May 2017    IT Heavy Hitters 2017 - Rebekah Fraser
$50
Paul
Paul on 13 May 2017    IT Heavy Hitters 2017 - Nikora Lewis
Find your ' Dark Side' bro. Joseph Parker better beware of Nikora 'lights out' Lewis!
$25
Nikora Lewis

Thanks for the donation mate :)

Nikora Lewis
Dad & John
Dad & John on 13 May 2017    It heavy hitters-Carl Thomson
So proud of you!!!
$50
Krishnal
Krishnal on 13 May 2017
Unfortunately couldn't get my hands on the tickets as I was overseas for a while but still gotta contribute someway.
$80
hayden
hayden on 13 May 2017    IT Heavy Hitters 2017 - Nikora Lewis
School that young fool.
$25
Nikora Lewis

Thanks for the donation mate

Nikora Lewis

Who's involved?

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Created by IT Heavy Hitters, paying to a verified bank account of Mike Dawes - IT Heavy Hitters (Group) on behalf of The Key to Life Charitable Trust (keytolife.org.nz)

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This page was created on 29 Dec 2016 and closed on 14 May 2017.
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