What is KOKC?
Knock Out Knife Crime (KOKC) is a community-based initiative using boxing to promote positive lifestyle changes leading to brighter futures for young men and women across the UK.
What is the relationship with Boxing Clubs?
KOKC works with a number of Clubs who provide a safe place for young people to spend time doing something positive. Our support to date has primarily been for Clubs in London, but our future goal is to extend that across the country.
You can learn more about our work with Clubs here.
How are you funded?
We’ve been fortunate to be the beneficiary for proceeds from the auctions at Mayfair Sporting Club black tie professional boxing events. This funding has enabled us to fund a number of initiatives in boxing clubs, including new equipment and trips to Las Vegas and Tenerife. You can find details of Mayfair Sporting Club events here.
We also work with businesses and corporate partners who want to support boxing gyms in their area. Most recently we have partnered with Holborn Studios - an iconic Hoxton photography studios - to provide funding for The Pedro Club in nearby Clapton.
Is KOKC a charity?
No, we’ve not set ourselves up as a charity initially. We will let you know if we decide to apply for charitable status in due course.
How can my company support KOKC?
We create bespoke support programmes for companies and organisations who want to get involved with KOKC. This could include sponsoring a local Boxing Club, providing funding for young people who may need new kit, or helping you host a fundraising boxing evening for your customers, suppliers and partners. If you’d like to discuss how this might work best for you, please get in touch.
How can an individual support KOKC?
If you’d like to get involved in any way – raising funds, attending an event or lending a hand – we’d love to hear from you so please get in touch.