Los Angeles (April 30, 2013) – Soccer fans have the opportunity to bid on an auction package including an exclusive meet-and-greet with one of the greatest American soccer players of all-time, LA Galaxy star Landon Donovan, while supporting a worthy cause. The auction package is courtesy of the LA Galaxy with all proceeds benefitting the LA Galaxy Foundation in support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Fans can bid now on the auction package, valued at $5,000, through Friday, May 3 on CharityBuzz.com. The package includes ten fieldside seats to the LA Galaxy vs. Houston Dynamo game at The Home Depot Center on Sunday, May 5 as well as an exclusive postgame meet-and-greet with Landon Donovan and passes to watch pregame warm-ups from the edge of the field. The winner will also receive a Landon Donovan Bobblehead that will be personally autographed at the postgame meet and greet and an LA Galaxy goody bag.
“We are extremely grateful to the LA Galaxy for their long standing partnership and support throughout the years with countless team visits to cheer up patients,” says Richard Cordova, FACHE, President and CEO of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “We deeply appreciate their commitment and support in helping to make a difference in the lives of children.”
“Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has long been a supporter and partner of the LA Galaxy and we are thrilled to be able to work with them in creating this once in a lifetime opportunity,” said LA Galaxy President Chris Klein. “Our club is privileged to represent all of Los Angeles and Southern California on the field and to have the support of our fans and partners. To be able to give back to this community and raise money for such a worthwhile cause through this auction package is an honor.”
The auction is currently underway, with bidding started at $750 and will close on Friday, May 3 at 12 p.m. PST.