Discover why H4H is like no other charity.
We give everyday men and women the chance to fight back against this terrible disease by training for, and competing in charity boxing events to raise money and awareness.
A Little About H4H
We're an official 501(c)(3) charity organization that gives you the opportunity to fight back against cancer. We’ll help you train for — and compete in — a sanctioned charity boxing event to raise funds for cancer research, care, awareness and survivorship. To prepare for each event, we combine the efforts of local boxing gyms and volunteers, and match you up with someone of a similar experience level (even if that experience level is “none”). At the end of your journey, you’ll compete in front of thousands of supporters, and win or lose you’ll step into and out of the ring a champion.
In 2009, founders Andrew Myerson and Julie Anne Kelly participated in the New York City Golden Gloves. They decided that competing against the city’s best boxers wasn’t enough, and decided to raise money for cancer research. This planted the seeds for Haymakers for Hope. Today, H4H gives everyday people the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in their first sanctioned boxing event. The experience is impactful, challenging, and life-changing, and the march towards a cure will continue long after the last match of the night. Not every fight ends at the bell.
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NYC KO Cancer Classic
May 3, 2021
Join us for the inaugural Haymakers for Hope K.O. Cancer Classic NYC on May 3rd at Glen Ridge Country Club! A limited number of individual foursomes and sponsorship opportunities are currently on sale and are expected to sell out quickly.
Boston KO Cancer Classic Presented By fama Ventures
May 24, 2021
Join Us For the 2nd Annual Haymakers for Hope K.O. Cancer Classic presented by fama ventures on May 24th at The Cape Club of Sharon! A limited number of individual foursomes and sponsorship opportunities are currently on sale and are expected to sell out quickly.
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