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Knockout for a Cause: Student Lace’s Up for an Epic Boxing Showdown! 

December 7, 2023

Northern College student and mum of three Samantha Thompson takes to the boxing ring to raise money for Papyrus – a suicide prevention charity. 

Sam aged 53 from Barnsley who is studying Access to Higher Education, will be competing in Ultra White Collar Boxing Training (UWBC) on December 16th, 2023. She decided to take on this challenge to raise money for a charity close to her heart and get back into fitness for her own mental and physical health. 

Ultra White Collar Boxing is a unique opportunity for people with no boxing background to experience the wonderful world of boxing, in a safe and enjoyable environment. Raise money for charity and get in great shape. 

“Believe in yourself and never give up!!! 200 children take their own life per year and suicide is the biggest killer of under 35-year-old in the UK. It’s a really important cause especially at this time of year, plus I refuse to fight if I don’t raise enough money for this charity!”  Love Sam 

Northern College is getting behind Sam and sponsoring her fantastic challenge. 

If you would like sponsor Sam visit her Just Giving page below: 

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You can also buy tickets to the event here: 

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Ding, ding! 

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