NYPD Boxing & Tunnel to Towers Foundation Presents: First Responders Fighting for Our Future

Charity Boxing Match to be held Friday, June 7 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden 

NEW YORK [April 24, 2024] – On Friday night, June 7th, Police Officers, Firefighters, Sanitation Workers, Correction Officers, Custom Agents, and other first responders from around the Five Boroughs will face off against each other in the inaugural “First Responders Fighting for Our Future” charity boxing match at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. 

Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com 

First Responder boxers from across the Big Apple will face off in 12 bouts, with proceeds from this event being split between NYC Cops and Kids and the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. 

“The youth of our city are the future of our great city. On Friday, June 7th in Madison Square Garden, NYC first responders will be lacing up their gloves and fighting to ensure our kids always have a FREE place to go to stay on a positive path in life,” said Pat Russo – Director of NYC Cops & Kids Boxing who added, “‘First Responders, Fighting for our Future’ Do Good & Never Forget!”

“Every day first responders work together to make New York the greatest city in the world. On June 7th they will put all that teamwork aside to battle for bragging rights while raising money for two incredibly worthy causes,” said Frank Siller, Chairman and CEO of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.  

The NYPD Boxing Team runs three free boxing, fitness, and tutoring spaces in New York City and has helped thousands of inner-city teens stay on a positive path in life. Go to www.copsandkidsboxing.com for more information and how you can support this program. 

About the Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Born from the tragedy of 9/11, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation carries out its mission to “do good,” by providing mortgage-free homes to Gold Star and fallen first responder families with young children and by building specially-adapted smart homes for catastrophically injured veterans and first responders. Tunnel to Towers is also committed to eradicating veteran homelessness and helping America to Never Forget September 11, 2001. Visit t2t.org to learn more.

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Trevor Tamsen — trevor.tamsen@t2t.org