14:46 PM, 22nd January 2019, About 4 years ago
‘Rumble with the Agents’, the annual white-collar charity boxing event hosted by Landlord Action is set to return for the fifth year running. This year they are calling for participants and attendees to help them create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses through Make-A-Wish UK.
Rumble with the Agents is a unique opportunity for people with no boxing background to experience the wonderful world of boxing, in a safe and enjoyable environment. It is an opportunity to get fit, learn a new sport, meet new people and gain a real sense of achievement. Most importantly, the focus of this year’s event is to raise enough money to grant at least five critically ill children one life-changing and transformational wish each, which will be announced on the night.
Since being established in the UK in 1986, Make-A-Wish has transformed the lives of more than 12,000 seriously ill children by turning their one true wish into a reality. This year, Make-A-Wish wants to grant life-changing wishes to 1,200 children, they receive no government funding, so rely on the generosity of their supporters to make these wishes come true.
Neil Bookatz, who has attended all of the Rumble events and is a Patron of Make-A-Wish says: “We are absolutely thrilled to be working for the first time with Rumble with the Agents who are raising funds for Make-A-Wish through their white-collar boxing event. We are so grateful for their support, and the funds raised through the event will enable us to grant more magical wishes to children and young people fighting critical illnesses.”
Paul Shamplina, (founder of Landlord Action) who set up and runs the event every year alongside his wife Rita, added: “When we started this event five years ago we had no idea whether it would take off or not but this year we even have people on the waiting list to box who didn’t get to do so last year. I’m so proud of everyone who has made it possible for us to raise a collective £75,000 for various charities. This year will be extra special as attendees will see just what magical wishes are possible as direct result of their support – I’m really excited.”
Participants are not required to have any previous experience as a free fully structured and supervised boxing training program to ensure high levels of physical fitness and teach participants the correct techniques will be provided by BOXR in north London. With some places already taken, remaining spaces are on a first come first serve basis and compulsory training session will begin in February.
As before, the evening will consist of five fights, which will be three two-minute rounds each, a sit down three-course meal with unlimited drinks, an auction and raffle and hopefully some special guests.
Rumble with the Agents 2019, hosted by Landlord Action and sponsored by Hamilton Fraser, will take place on Thursday 23rd May 2019 at Holiday Inn, Avenue Banqueting, 58 Regents Park Road, London, N3 3JN.
To find out more, volunteer to take part, buy tickets or donate something for the raffle/ auction please email Rita Shamplina on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07790 569501.
Tickets to attend ‘Rumble with the Agents’ are now on sale (www.rumblewiththeagents.co.uk).