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LA Galaxy Foundation Raises Nearly $1 Million for Los Angeles Community in 2019

Foundation wraps record-setting year of giving to benefit Los Angeles communities through the LA Galaxy Champions Project which benefited more than 5,000 students
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AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation concluded the 2019 calendar year by raising nearly $1,000,000 to benefit the Los Angeles community through numerous events, programming and initiatives in conjunction with the LA Galaxy Champions Project which directly benefited more than 5,000 students from 11 elementary schools in the greater Los Angeles area.

Dignity Health Sports Park Partners With Volta to Provide Free Electric Vehicle Charging

Guests to receive electric vehicle charging at industry-leading sports venue
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LOS ANGELES, December 18, 2019, /3BL Media/ In conjunction with the Protect the Pitch program, which continues to lead the industry in stadium sustainability and clean energy efforts, Dignity Health Sports Park has installed 12 new Volta electric vehicle charging stations that will be available to guests free of charge at all events.

LA Galaxy Foundation Welcomes More Than 350 Elementary School Students From Greater Los Angeles Area to Dignity Health Sports Park for “Protect the Pitch” Field Trips in 2019

LA Galaxy sustainability initiative, Protect the Pitch, supports environmental projects and inspires sustainable communities in addition to reducing team’s environmental impact
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In 2019, AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation welcomed more than 350 students from elementary schools in the greater Los Angeles area to Dignity Health Sports Park for a series of Protect the Pitch fieldtrips, in conjunction with the club’s sustainability initiative to reduce the team’s environmental impact as well as inspire sustainable communities.

LA Galaxy Foundation Partners With Surfrider Foundation for Beach Cleanup

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As part of AEG’s LA Galaxy Protect the Pitch sustainability program, more than 250 LA Galaxy fans, supporters and Herbalife24 Triathlon L.A. participants traveled to Venice Beach to partake in a beach cleanup with Surfrider Foundation, a global nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect and enjoy the world’s oceans and beaches, on Saturday, June 22. 

Over the course of the morning, LA Galaxy volunteers collected more than 157 pounds of trash, 32.5 pounds of recycling and more than 4,000 cigarette buds.

AEG Joins UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

AEG’s LA Kings, LA Galaxy, Eisbären Berlin, Ontario Reign, Amgen Tour of California and AEG Rugby to commit to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework; Become first teams in respective leagues to commit to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework
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LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, today announced its pledge to support the United Nation’s (UN) Sports for Climate Action Framework (Framework).

ASCSC Community Foundation and LA Galaxy Foundation Host 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Earth Day Celebration at Dignity Health Sports Park

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AEG’s ASCSC Community Foundation and the LA Galaxy Foundation hosted the 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Earth Day Celebration earlier today at Dignity Health Sports Park Track & Field Stadium for more than 1,000 children and families in the surrounding communities of Carson, Calif. The event featured LA Galaxy Star Squad, LA Galaxy mascot Cozmo and the Easter Bunny, courtesy of the Southbay Pavilion Mall.

In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, activities also included face painting, the Wildlife Learning Center Petting Zoo, photos with the Easter Bunny, Cozmo and more.

LA Galaxy Foundation Hosts Grand View Boulevard Elementary School Students as Part of Protect the Pitch Sustainability Program

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AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation recently hosted 40 students from Grand View Boulevard Elementary School in Los Angeles as part of its Protect the Pitch Field Trip Series at Dignity Health Sports Park on March 21, 2019.

The students were given a behind-the-scenes tour of the stadium including the locker room, press box and main field in addition to the Galaxy Garden, the stadium’s on-site garden and greenhouse which provides fresh produce for the venue. LA Galaxy staff instructed students how to plant cucumbers, onions and cilantro in pots which the students took home.

LA Galaxy, adidas and Major League Soccer Collaborate with Parley for the Oceans to Debut First MLS Jerseys Made from Parley Ocean Plastic™

AEG’s LA Galaxy to wear Parley jerseys during match this Sunday at StubHub Center vs. Seattle Sounders FC (1 p.m. PT; ESPN) as part of Protect the Pitch Day; Parley jerseys were made from yarns containing Parley Ocean Plastic™
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LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2017 /3BL Media/– AEG’s LA Galaxy, adidas, Major League Soccer and Parley for the Oceans have united today to raise awareness around the harmful impact of marine plastic pollution with the unveiling of adidas MLS Parley club jerseys. The kits—each made from technical yarns containing Parley Ocean Plastic™—will be worn by both teams Sunday, April 23 when the LA Galaxy host Seattle Sounders FC at StubHub Center.

LA Galaxy and StubHub Center Implement Full Week of Community Programming to Precede Protect the Pitch Day on Sunday, April 23 vs. Seattle Sounders FC

AEG’s LA Galaxy and StubHub Center to showcase efforts to increase sustainability and reduce carbon footprint in the local community throughout the week, culminating with several initiatives during match vs. Sounders FC at StubHub Center (1 p.m. PT; ESPN)
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LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/  – As part of LA Galaxy’s upcoming match at StubHub Center against Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday, April 23, and in accordance with Earth Day on April 22, AEG’s LA Galaxy and StubHub Center will host Protect the Pitch Day, showcasing the committed effort to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly in all facets of operations.

LA Galaxy and StubHub Center Unveil In-Stadium Green House, Chicken Coop and Beehive as Part of Protect the Pitch

AEG's LA Galaxy and StubHub Center will grow own produce, honey and eggs in-house to be used in stadium for players and staff
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LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – AEG's LA Galaxy and StubHub Center have launched an in-stadium greenhouse, chicken coop and beehives that will produce various produce and food, which will be made available at StubHub Center for athletes and staff. The launch is a part of the Protect the Pitch program, an initiative designed to help the LA Galaxy and StubHub Center reduce carbon footprint and become more sustainable.

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