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AEG Concludes Annual Season of Giving with Community Holiday Party for More than 700 Children and Families in Los Angeles

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AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, concluded its Season of Giving, the company’s annual holiday initiative that encourages its employees to engage in charitable activities in their local communities, with a community holiday party near the company’s global headquarters in Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE and the Los Angeles Convention Center on December 18, 2018.

AEG Teams Up With Playworks for a “Day of Play” and Beautification Projects at Magnolia Avenue Elementary in Los Angeles

More than 300 AEG employees participated in a company Service Day in conjunction with AEG’s charitable holiday initiative, Season of Giving
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In celebration of AEG’s Season of Giving, more than 300 AEG employees from Southern California came together to participate in the company’s annual Service Day on Dec. 7 at Magnolia Avenue Elementary Los Angeles.

AEG Community Foundation Awards Playworks an Additional $25,000 Grant

National Non-Profit Organization Leveraged “Power of Play” through #SpreadCheer Challenge
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LOS ANGELES, December 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, today announced that Playworks, a national nonprofit that supports learning and physical health by providing safe and inclusive play to low-income students in urban schools, has been granted an additional $25,000 from the AEG Community Foundation as the winner of the #SpreadCheer Challenge. 

AEG Launches Annual Season of Giving With #SpreadCheer Challenge

Digital Campaign to Provide Four AEG Community Foundation Grantees the Opportunity to Earn an Additional $25,000 Grant
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LOS ANGELES (November 15, 2018) – In recognition of National Philanthropy Day and celebrating the start of its annual Season of Giving, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, has launched the #Spread Cheer Challenge, an online digital campaign that will provide four AEG Community Foundation grant recipients -- America Scores,

LA Galaxy Partners With Playworks Southern California to Beautify Local Community Preparatory Academy; kicks Off “Galaxy Giving” Initiative

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AEG’s LA Galaxy and LA Galaxy Foundation kicked off its “Galaxy Giving” initiative with a visit to the local Community Preparatory Academy in Carson, Calif. for a Playworks Beautification Project on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Throughout the day, LA Galaxy staff and LA Galaxy President Chris Klein worked to transform and improve the campus’ play space.

On the playground, the LA Galaxy installed a tetherball pole, four-square court, wall ball court and privacy screens around the play area. Around the campus, Galaxy staff added plants to the school’s garden boxes and performed grounds work.

Nickelodeon Helps Break Bread and Boundaries for Child Refugees

by Michael Valentino
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Twenty people are forcibly displaced every minute as a result of conflict or persecution. This adds up to 65.6 million people around the world, 22.5 million of whom are refugees – a person forced from their country to escape war, persecution, or a natural disaster. Unfortunately, these stateless wanderers are not always met with open arms. Many are denied a nationality and access to basic rights when the countries they flee to struggle to cope with the influx.

LA Galaxy Foundation Teams Up with Playworks to Support “Real Players Don’t Bully” Campaign

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In celebration of National Bullying Prevention Month and through its partnership with Playworks, a nonprofit organization promoting the power of play for children before, during and after school, AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation (LAGF) teamed up with the nonprofit for the launch of its “Real Players Don't Bully” online campaign. In an effort to highlight bullying prevention and “positive play,” LA Galaxy players posed in the campaign shirts for photos which were then shared to the team’s social media accounts, reaching more than 450K followers.

LA Galaxy Foundation Teams Up with Playworks to Support Healthy Play in Southern California

AEG’s LA Galaxy host soccer clinic for 120 students at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Norwalk, Calif. to kick off partnership
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LOS ANGELES, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation has formed a new partnership with Playworks to support programming in Southern California schools during the 2017-18 school year. As part of the partnership, the LA Galaxy will donate adidas LA Galaxy jerseys to youth in the Playworks soccer program.  Playworks, a nonprofit promoting the power of play for children before, during and after school, serves more than 40,000 children in 64 schools across Southern California.

Meet Darcy Brown-Martin and Ebony Frelix, 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit Speakers

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In December 2015, CSR professionals, employee engagement enthusiasts, VolunteerMatch clients, and national nonprofits will come together at the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit (#VMSummit15). In this series of blog posts, I’ll introduce you to the numerous experts who will make an appearance as Summit speakers. And if you haven’t yet, register today for the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit!

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In December 2015, CSR professionals, employee engagement enthusiasts, VolunteerMatch clients, and national nonprofits will come together at the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit (#VMSummit15). In this series of blog posts, I’ll introduce you to the numerous experts who will make an appearance as Summit speakers. And if you haven’t yet, register today for the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit!

The Next 25 Social Enterprise Stars: Education & the Arts

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As part of our campaign to add 25 social enterprise stars to our loan portfolio over the next year, we’re looking for new borrowers in all three of our focus areas: Food & Agriculture, Education & the Arts, and Ecological Stewardship. These are broad categories, but because it’s not always obvious whether an enterprise is a fit for us we’ll delve into what we look for in each area over the next three months. Up this month: Education & the Arts.

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