IT Heavy Hitters 2017
- $11,641.00 donated
- 224 generous donors
Suicide prevention boxing fundraiser for The Key to Life Charitable Trust
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.
All funds raised benefit:
The Key to Life Charitable Trust (keytolife.org.nz)
Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Mike Dawes - IT Heavy Hitters on behalf of The Key to Life Charitable Trust (keytolife.org.nz).
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