LAFC invites fans and supporters to join the Club as a force for good in the Los Angeles community with a full month of giving. Throughout the month of July, the Black & Gold will host several volunteer opportunities, encouraging LAFC fans to give back to our incredible community.
The Club will host events throughout the month where fans are encouraged to come participate alongside LAFC personnel. By partnering with organizations including #HashtagLunchbag and Shoes That Fit, LAFC aims to impact the lives of over 3,000 Angelenos.
The full slate of events taking place throughout the month of July can be found below:
|EVENT||DATE||LOCATION||OPEN TO PUBLIC?|
|#HashtagLunchbag||Sunday, July 7 at 10:00 AM||Banc Of California Stadium||YES|
|Tyler Miller's Beach Soccer Tournament||Sunday, July 14 at 10:00 AM||Santa Monica||YES|
|City Clean-Up||Saturday, July 20 at 10:00 AM||Banc Of California Stadium||YES|
|Shoes That Fit||Tuesday, July 25||Los Angeles||NO|
|School Supply Drive||Friday, July 26||Banc Of California Stadium||YES|
|LA Food Bank||Saturday, July 27 at 9:00 AM||Los Angeles Food Bank - Commerce, CA||YES|
LAFC fans, staff and family were invited to participate in sandwich bag making at Banc of California Stadium. All prepared sandwich bags and supplies were donated to the homeless in Downtown Los Angeles.
The Club hosted a Women’s World Cup watch party in the Northwest Plaza on Sunday morning. Sandwich making began after the match concluded.
Tyler Miller's Beach Soccer Tournament
On July 14, LAFC goalkeeper Tyler Miller hosted his second annual beach soccer tournament and fundraiser benefitting the Austen Everett Foundation.
Working with professional athletes, the Austen Everett Foundation helps children with cancer and their families. Through the help of players like Miller, the foundation provides support and strength to children battling the disease.
Miller, along with teammates Dejan Jaković, Tristan Blackmon, and Walker Zimmerman, coached four teams in a beach soccer tournament attended by over 100 fans and spectators. Along with the tournament, the event raised money for the foundation via a silent auction with autographed items donated by friends and teammates of Miller.
Continuing our goal to be a force for good in the community, LAFC invited fans out for a city clean-up around Los Angeles.
School Supply Drive
Ahead of the upcoming school year, LAFC fans brought school supplies to the LAFC vs Atlanta United match for donation.
LA Food Bank
LAFC invited fans to join the Black & Gold staff at the Los Angeles Food Bank in the city of Commerce for a morning of giving. Volunteers prepared meals for local families in need.
Shoes That Fit
LAFC partnered with Shoes That Fit to donate 100 pairs of shoes to local students in the Los Angeles community.
Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty by giving kids in need new athletic shoes to attend school. The organization helps more than 131,000 children annually at over 2,500 schools across the United States.