Weʼve raised £1,040 to help the running costs of our boxing club during its closure. Strood ABC puts the community first offering boxing to everyone
- Strood, Kent
- Funded on Thursday, 23rd July 2020
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During these difficult times, we are all experiencing challenges that will affect many people’s health, social lives and livelihoods for a long time to come.
As one of the 950+ amateur boxing clubs in England who are run entirely by voluntary coaches, we give up an average of 4 nights every single week to run STROOD Amateur boxing club. We do this for the benefit of our local communities, and our gym is a sanctuary for many people in England.
Our volunteer coaches at Strood ABC manage to train our members by covering essential overheads primarily through a combination of subscription fees, and fundraising by hosting boxing shows for the public.
At this stage, there is a great level of uncertainty around the impact that coronavirus will have on Strood ABC, as we will) still need to cover our overheads throughout the coming weeks and months, but with little to no income to do so.
That is why we are backing the “KO COVID-19” campaign, appealing to members of our local community to donate whatever they can to your local boxing club, to help ensure that when we as a nation have KO’d Covid-19, there is still an amateur boxing club in Strood/Medway that people can return to.
- 4 months ago
Strood ABC4 months ago
Just wanted to say a huge thank you to all those that have donated. The costs will help towards covering the gym while we are in lockdown. We are going to increase our target now to £1000 to enable others to donate to our great club, again thank you to everyone who has donated means so much. Additional fund raised will be put towards new gym equipment #KOCOVID19
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Apr 16, 2020
Love krissy and Becky xx
Apr 13, 2020
Great bunch of guys offering ridiculously cheap, quality boxing classes for kids and adults alike. Thank you for all of your help and I'll hopefully be down once all of this is over 💪🥊
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Apr 9, 2020
Really good cause. Strood needs this club.
Apr 9, 2020
Doing a great job for the community. Keep up the good work
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Strood ABC is a grassroots amateur boxing club. We are here to train all individuals that wish to learn the skills of amateur boxing from juniors up to seniors. We are a not for profit organisation, with all money being put back into the club for the benefit of the community.