LAFC announced today Remitly, the mobile-first provider of remittances and financial services for immigrants, will become the exclusive global money transfer partner of LAFC.
“It’s an honor to welcome Remitly to the club as our exclusive global money transfer partner,” said Larry Freedman, Co-President and Chief Business Officer, LAFC. “LAFC strives to deliver an unrivaled experience to fans and Supporters, just as Remitly aims to do the same for its customers all over the world. We are proud to partner with Remitly as they work to provide outstanding financial products and service around the world.”
As part of this multi-year partnership, Remitly will be the only global money transfer partner associated with the team. Remitly will be onsite at every LAFC Fan Fest to conduct community outreach and provide education on ways for immigrants to efficiently send money home to loved ones with peace of mind. The partnership will launch Aug. 28 at the rivalry match between LAFC and the Galaxy.
“Soccer unites fans from all around the world, rooting together with a shared passion. It creates lasting bonds among families, friends, and loved ones who are near and far,” said Matt Oppenheimer, CEO at Remitly. “We have a similar mission at Remitly: to build bridges between loved ones globally through our digital financial services. We’re proud to partner with LAFC and look forward to uniting our company with its fan base.”
Remitly makes international money transfers faster, easier, and more affordable through its global network, returning millions of dollars in savings and spending power to immigrants every year.