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LAFC is set to ‘Blackout LA’ all this week ahead of the Club’s matchup on Friday, July 26 against defending MLS Champions, Atlanta United FC. LAFC is encouraging fans and supporters to support the Black & Gold by ‘blacking out’ L.A. street-by-street and block-by-block while wearing LAFC black gear leading up to Friday’s match. LAFC hosts Atlanta at 7:00 p.m. PT on Friday, presented by Delta Air Lines & Aeromexico, and the game will be broadcast on ESPN, ESPNLA 710 AM and 980 AM ‘La Mera, La Mera’.


Blackout LA week kicks off with ‘LAFC Night’ at Dodgers Stadium on Tuesday, July 23 at 7:10 p.m. PT. An LAFC player is set to throw out the ceremonial first pitch alongside other members of the team who will take part in additional pregame festivities, including the iconic announcement “It’s Time For Dodger Baseball.”


The LAFC Merch Truck will be out in the city all week, making its first stop at one of LA’s most beloved restaurants, Porto’s, with a special appearance from YouTube TV Broadcaster Max Bretos. The Truck will round out the week in Hollywood, making its final stop at Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts where custom LAFC themed donuts will be available.


Continuing to be a Force For Good in the community, the Club’s ‘July Month of Giving’ resumes on Thursday with a donation to Shoes That Fit, a local organization that tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty by giving kids in need new athletic shoes to attend school. The Club will donate 100 pairs of shoes to Manchester Elementary School in south Los Angeles.


LAFC will also host a school supply drive on Friday prior to the matchup with Atlanta United FC. Collection boxes will located at various entrance points around Banc of California Stadium.


Fans can share their ‘Blackout LA’ posts throughout the week on social media, using the tag #BlackoutLA.


WHEN:
Tuesday, July 23 | 7:10 p.m.

WHAT: ‘LAFC Night’ at Dodgers Stadium


1000 Vin Scully Ave


Los Angeles, CA 90012


INFO: Ticket information available here.


Wednesday, July 24 | 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHAT: Hoover Elementary Futsal Court Opening


WHERE: 2726 Francis Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90005


WHAT: Futsal court opening


Thursday, July 25 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Porto’s Bakery & Cafe


8233 Firestone Blvd


Downey, CA 90241


WHAT: Merch truck stop & Max Bretos appearance


Thursday, July 25 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHAT: Shoes That Fit Donation


WHERE: Manchester Elementary, 661 W. 87th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90044


INFO: As part of LAFC’s ‘July Month of Giving’, the Club is partnering 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.


Friday, July 26 | 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Trejo’s Coffee and Donuts


6785 Santa Monica Blvd


Los Angeles, CA 90038


WHAT: Merch truck stop


Friday, July 26 | 7:00 pm

WHERE: Banc of California Stadium


WHAT: LAFC vs. Atlanta United FC


CREDENTIALS: Media in need of single game credentials can apply here.  Media with season-long credentials must RSVP to lafcpr@lafc.com to reserve a seat.


Friday, July 26 | 7:00 pm

WHERE: Banc of California Stadium


WHAT: July Month of Giving – School Supply Drive


LAFC is encouraging fans to bring school supplies to the LAFC vs. Atlanta United match for donation. A list of suggested items for donation will be posted on the Club’s social media accounts this week.