'Boxing For A Cause.' Matchups announced for 17th annual Fight for Charity

All of the money raised is going to several organizations including Long Island Community Chest, Genesis School and National Foundation for Human Potential.

News 12 Staff

Aug 3, 2022, 2:43 AM

Updated 681 days ago

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Volunteer boxers learned Tuesday who they will be squaring off again in the 17th annual Fight for Charity.
The boxing matches will happen on Sept. 15, with all of the money raised going to several organizations including Long Island Community Chest, Genesis School and National Foundation for Human Potential.
Jeff Cohen, who started the Fight for Charity, hopes to raise $200,000 this year for good causes.
"...Every dollar goes to help every person here on Long Island - and the money stays here on Long Island," Cohen says.
Jose Padro is raising money for autism in honor of his son who is on the spectrum.
Other boxers say there's a lot of excitement about something different that brings the community together and creates an impact.


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