SCHENECTADY, NY (NEWS10) – A local boxing club received state funding to help them stay free so they could continue their goal of helping young people in the community.
The Ring of Hope in Shenactady received 15,000 on Wednesday. The check was presented by Angelo Santabarbara, a member of the legislature who raised money for the event in the state budget. Funding will go towards general operations and equipment that will help the boxing club pay for events over the next several weeks.
There will be money for new equipment and other expenses to keep the organization going.