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 Services, 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, 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.
Season tickets for the 2014 MLS season are on sale now, starting at just $250 or as low as $400 in the lower bowl of StubHub Center. Becoming a Galaxy Season Ticket Member gives fans the opportunity to see every Galaxy home game as well as number of additional benefits such as access to Town Hall meetings with Galaxy leaders, discounts on additional single game tickets, entrance into the club’s new Season Ticket Member loyalty program and much more as well as discounts at all TEAM LA locations and on select camps at the Galaxy Soccer Center in Torrance. For more information about becoming a Galaxy Season Ticket Member, please call 877-3GALAXY (342-5299) or visit www.lagalaxy.com/tickets.