LA Galaxy, Houston Dynamo & AEG Announce Commitment to Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA

Just two days before the teams compete for the Championship of Major League Soccer, players and executives representing the LA Galaxy, Houston Dynamo, MLS and AEG will come together at the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA to announce the donation of a new soccer and sports field to be shared by the adjoining YMCA and Sunrise Elementary School.

The Weingart East LA YMCA currently teaches physical education to over 600 Sunrise Elementary School students on a daily basis on a poorly kept grass field that has dirt lots, unkempt patches of grass and an unleveled surface.  The Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA will use the newly installed soccer field for their after school soccer and football programs.

In attendance at the event:

Bruce Arena, Head Coach, LA Galaxy (MLS Coach of the Year)
Omar Gonzalez, LA Galaxy (MLS Defender of the Year)
Hector Jimenez, LA Galaxy
Miguel Lopez, LA Galaxy
Paolo Cardozo, LA Galaxy
Brad Davis, Houston Dynamo
Kofi Sarkodie, Houston Dynamo
Josue Soto, Houston Dynamo
Joe Tutino, emcee, play-by-play LA Galaxy, AM 570
Children from the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA
Victor Dominguez, Executive Director, Weingart East LA YMCA
Tim Leiweke, President & CEO, AEG
Don Garber, Commissioner, Major League Soccer
Oscar De La Hoya, Owner, Houston Dynamo