STUBHUB CENTER FOUNDATION AND LA GALAXY FOUNDATION TO HOST 10TH ANNUAL THANKSGIVING FOUNDATIONS’ FEAST
Join LA Galaxy players including Landon Donovan at the annual Thanksgiving celebration and help support the Foundations’ disaster relief efforts
CARSON, Calif. (Wednesday, November 20, 2013) – The LA Galaxy Foundation and the StubHub Center Foundation will host the 10th Annual Thanksgiving Foundations' Feast at StubHub Center on Monday, Nov. 25 at 4 p.m. As part of the event, LA Galaxy players Landon Donovan, Hector Jimenez, Brian Rowe and Kenney Walker, as well as staff from both the Galaxy and StubHub Center will help serve a complete Thanksgiving meal to 250 local children and families in need. An annual tradition at StubHub Center since 2003, this year’s event will feature the serving of a full Thanksgiving buffet, including turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings. Arts, crafts and activities will also be provided.
The Foundations will host families from Fred Jefferson Memorial Homes, Los Angeles Children and Family Services, El Nido Family Centers, The Salvation Army Red Shield, Koinonia Family Services, Children’s Institute Inc., Hope 4 Kids, Salvation Army San Pedro, and Monte Vista Mentoring Program.
This year’s Thanksgiving Foundations’ Feast is made possible by donations from the LA Galaxy, StubHub Center, Macy's, Coca-Cola, StubHub, McDonald's, Ralph's/Food 4 Less, Polly's Pies, Levy Restaurants, BF Construction, Heyday Elite Fitness, City of Carson Kiwanis Club, Disney, Starbucks, Ramp Tennis, Bristol Farms, Melissa's Produce, See’s Candies, and Bread Los Angeles.
Additionally, the LA Galaxy Foundation and StubHub Center Foundation will assist the City of Carson with a disaster relief food drive to collect items for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. On Thursday, Nov. 7 Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, brought flash floods, landslides and immense destruction to the Philippines. Thousands have been killed, over 600,000 people have been displaced and children are bearing the brunt of the crisis.
Through Thursday, November 21 the LA Galaxy Foundation and StubHub Center Foundation will be collecting the following preferred items: bathroom items/toiletries, non-perishable food and over-the-counter medicine. Please drop preferred items off at the front desk at StubHub Center. The City of Carson, American Logistics International, LLC, and Philippine Airlines, will have all items collected and flown directly to Philippines.
Disaster Relief Efforts for Typhoon Victims of the Philippines-YouTube Link
Community Initiatives and Events
The foundation hosts numerous events and provides several community-based initiatives throughout the year, including: