LA Galaxy Foundation to help host Thanksgiving dinner for 250 local children on Monday

Galaxy players to help serve Thanksgiving dinner to families in need

foundations feast

Photo Credit: 
Robert Mora/LA Galaxy

CARSON, Calif. (Thursday, November 15, 2012) – The LA Galaxy Foundation and The Home Depot Center Charitable Foundation will host the 10th Annual Foundations’ Feast at The Home Depot Center on Monday, November 19, serving a complete Thanksgiving meal to 250 local children and families in need. An annual tradition at The Home Depot Center, staff from both organizations, including Galaxy players, will serve up a full Thanksgiving buffet, including turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings. Arts, crafts and other activities will also be provided.

The foundations will host families from Boys and Girls Club of Carson, El Nido Family Center, Koinonia Family Services, Los Angeles Children and Family Services, Masada Homes, Optimist Youth Homes, Penny Lane Centers, The Salvation Army Red Shield Youth and Community Center, The Salvation Army San Pedro Corps, and Union Rescue Mission.

The Foundations’ Feast is made possible by donations from Bread LA, Bristol Farms, Coca-Cola, ESPN, Farmer John, FIJI Water, Levy Restaurants, Macy’s, McDonald’s, Melissa’s Produce, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Polly’s Pies, Ralph’s Gardena, Top Valu Markets and Two Chefs on a Roll.

WHO: 

LA Galaxy players Edson Buddle, A.J. DeLaGarza, Todd Dunivant, Sean Franklin, Rafael Garcia, Hector Jimenez and Marcelo Sarvas as well as additional guests
Staff from the Galaxy and The Home Depot Center
Additional support from Athlete’s Performance, ESPN and Macy’s

WHAT:            

10th Annual Foundations’ Feast
LA Galaxy Foundation and The Home Depot Center Charitable Foundation will host a Thanksgiving dinner for 250 local children and families in need.

WHEN:            

Monday, November 19
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:          

The Home Depot Center
American Express Stadium Club
18400 Avalon Blvd.
Carson, CA 90746

For more information about this event, please contact the LA Galaxy Foundation at 310-630-2200 or visit www.lagalaxy.com/community. Media members wishing to cover Monday’s event are asked to contact any member of the Galaxy Communications Department by emailing galaxycommunications@lagalaxy.com.