The York Masters Boxing Club, based in Redeness Street premises, were faced with a funding shortfall following the withdrawal of their main sponsor. The club provides opportunities for fitness training, learning boxing techniques and develops discipline, focus and social kills amongst its members.
Rotary York Ainsty was approached following on from its support of other Salvation Army initiatives. The Salvation Army has given support to the boxing club during recent months as a number of their current clients also utilise the York Masters facilities. Following the approach, RYA agreed to grant aid the club to the tune of £300 for the current year as part of its on-going community support during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
> Images utilised on this web page are sourced from the York Masters Boxing Club web site.
This initiative is just the latest in a long line of community-based projects undertaken by Rotary York Ainsty (RYA) in the area. Others include help and support for Door 84 Centre for Youth, SpecSort, York Cancer Care Garden, ToyLikeMe, and many, many more. Details of any of these projects can be obtained from the contact details below or by accessing the RYA web pages… www.tinyurl.com/RotaryYorkAinsty
"This project illustrates everything that is good at the heart of Rotary. We are supporting what is a great initiative designed to assist those in the community that require it - Working In The Community - For The Community,” said Rotary York Ainsty president Martin Simpson.For further information, quotes, comments regarding this initiative, RYA in general or information as to how to join Rotary York Ainsty, contact Rotary York Ainsty club secretary Dick Powell on 01904 870443 / 07870 544448 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Full details of the project can be found on the club’s web-site: www.tinyurl.com/RotaryYorkAinsty
Further information on the York Masters Boxing Club can be obtained from their web site - York Master Boxing Club.
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