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Help Elena get punched in the face for the Downtown Eastside
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Elena here! Doing ridiculous things and putting myself at risk again (sorry mom). But don't worry, its all for a good cause! This summer I am participating in Aprons For Gloves with Eastside Boxing Club, here in Vancouver. Aprons for Gloves is an event that gives service industry workers the opportunity to train like boxers for three months, while raising money to help improve lives and build community through boxing.

Eastside Boxing Club offers many programs to the community including an after-school boxing program for at-risk youth, a young adults class with a focus on mental health improvement, free female self-defence classes, and a Moms and Tots Boxing Program. 

All of the money raised through Aprons for Gloves will go towards programs like these that will help improve the lives of people in our community.

As an Aprons for Gloves contender, I am required to fundraise a total of $2000 in order to be eligible for a fight on Fight Night. So, whether you're in my corner or you'd like to see me get my butt whooped, I'll need your help! - and more importantly, so does our community.


I'll be giving this program 110%, but I'll be able to achieve so much more with your support. So please, DONATE! Anything helps, no matter how small, and it is always greatly appreciated.


With love (and a lot of sweat),


Elena :)

Founded in 2012, Aprons for Gloves Boxing Association is a non-profit organization focused on providing community outreach through the sport of boxing. Based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, the organization was developed by a small group of professionals and entrepreneurs who seized an opportunity to re-establish a historic boxing program for at-risk women and youth. The program offers free mentorship and training to individuals who may otherwise not have the resources or support to participate in such activities. The sport of boxing teaches discipline, respect, hard work and self-control. Training results in positive self-esteem, good health and camaraderie for its practitioners.

Restaurant Rumble 2019

Every year bartenders, chefs, dishwaters, servers, baristas and all sorts of individuals from the Gastown community get together to train at the Eastside Boxing Club to fight in Restaurant Rumble.


In order to attend training, each fighter is required to raise $2000 for charity before they can compete at the Rumble.

Check out the promo video from 2014


This year, the event will be held Tuesday, August 20th at the Commodore Ballroom. If you make a contribution or Follow this campaign, you'll be first to hear when tickets go on sale. And you will have a chance to see your friend get beat up, live, in person.

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