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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Haymakers Virtual 5k Turkey Trot
November 26, 2020
Before you set the table, its time to set the pace in our first ever Haymakers for Hope Virtual 5k Turkey Trot! Run as an individual, start a team, or join one! We know that Thanksgiving can be hard to balance with family and cooking, so we are giving you the opportunity to complete the virtual 5k anytime between November 26th to November 29th. Registration includes a special edition Haymakers pom-pom beanie and a customizable bib!
Haymakers Harriers - Running Club
Haymakers for Hope is thrilled to launch “Haymakers Harriers,” a subscription-based running community of alumni and supporters looking to improve fitness and smash personal goals, while fighting to #KOCancer. With many gyms still closed, reduced to smaller classes or operating at a limited capacity, Haymakers for Hope is here to provide our peers with an option that is accessible right out of your doorstep. Haymakers Harriers is designed to help you build and maintain fitness at your own pace and on your own time.
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Whether it’s the latest event we’re putting on, a fighter post, or folks talking about causes that matter to us – we like to keep our community informed on how Haymakers for Hope is contributing to KO’ing Cancer.