Charity MMA events are held to raise funds to combat juvenile diabetes.
In Jackson, Tennessee, an organization known as Black Ties and Boxing is preparing to hold an annual charity event to raise money for juvenile diabetes, also known as type 1 diabetes. This is an MMA event featuring local fighters performing shows to raise funds for legitimate purposes. The event was first held in 2017 and has been performing well every year except 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Event attendees have cageside seats for some good fights and at the same time support good goals.
“One day in 2016, some of us sat down at lunch and talked about what we could do to raise money for JDRF, and we wanted to do something else.” Rachel Ryan, coordinator of Black Tie and Boxing, said. Jackson Sun. “That’s why we’re doing this to fund research to find a cure for this terrible disease,” Ryan said. “This is a great event for people to enjoy and at the same time help raise money for great purposes.”
Also part of the event is a group of people called the Black Tie Fight Club. They are people who volunteer to learn how to fight. They train for three months at a local gym called the Fight Shop. Through their training, they will raise money for a cause in JDRF-Tennessee. At the end of the three months, they have the opportunity to fight at the event.
The event is growing every year and the organization is aiming for this year’s goal of $ 200,000. This black tie and boxing event will take place on Saturday, January 22nd at the Carl Perkins Civic Center.To donate to this purpose, please visit Black tie and boxing website.
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Charity MMA event to support the fight against juvenile diabetes
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