A BOXING club donated essential funds to a hospice.

Chelmsford Amateur Boxing Club donated £1000 to The Js Hospice, Chelmsford after a fundraising dinner event.

Boxing Club Treasurer Johnny Mouser presented Lynn Horne, The J's Hospice Ambassador with a cheque for the sum of £1000 at a cheque presentation event that was also attened by boxing club members and other charity representatives.

The club raised the money at their last Charity Dinner Boxing Show that was held at Chelmsford City Football Club.

Johnny said: "We are a community club that wants to help charitable organisations when it is possible."

The club members have started training after a Summer break and will soon be ready for action.

Chelmsford Amateur Boxing Club train at thier headquarters at Harway House, Rectory Lane, Chelmsford on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays.

The Js Hospice, Church St, Great Baddow, Chelmsford The J's Hospice charity improves the lives of young adults between the ages of 16 and 40 with life limiting and life threatening conditions and their families across Essex.

The charity provides enhanced care including tailored specialist nursing, respite, advice and emotional care as well as end of life care and bereavement support – in the comfort and security of their own homes.