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First responders host amateur fight night to raise money for corrections officer battling cancer

Their goal was to raise $25,000, but they wound up raising $30,000.

News 12 Staff

Jun 3, 2023, 2:42 AM

Updated 380 days ago

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First responders stepped into the ring Friday in Yaphank to help one of their own.
They organized an amateur fight night to raise money for 53-year-old Ralph Felice who is battling cancer.
Felice works for the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office as a corrections officer in Riverhead.
He has been out of work for over two years so his fellow officers put on boxing gloves to their support.
Their goal was to raise $25,000, but they wound up raising $30,000.


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