City of Hope Fight for Life Kickoff NA10302kr

November 14, 2010

News Conference to announce the Fight for Life, a multi-agency charity boxing event
Wednesday, November 17, 2010  4 p.m.

City of Hope-Main Entrance
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, Calif., 91010

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca
New York Police Lieutenant Dave Siev
City of Hope, Executive Vice President Kathleen Kane
City of Hope, Senior Vice President Alan Levey
Officers/Boxers from LAPD, LASD, and the New York Police Department    

Each year since 1994 law enforcement agencies from both coasts have come together to battle it out in a boxing ring to help deliver a blow to a formidable opponent, cancer.

City of Hope is a world renowned hospital that offers treatment and hope to its patients.  By partnering with the hospital to raise money for the cancer research and treatment programs they offer, the LAPD, LASD, and NYPD form an important alliance to bring resources, assurance and hope to those affected by this insidious disease. Over the past 17 years of the Fight for Life events, nearly $900,000 has been raised to support the work done by City of Hope.