National Non-Profit Organization Leveraged “Power of Play” for Second Year to Win 2019 #SpreadCheer Challenge
LOS ANGELES, December 20, 2019 /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 awarded $25,000 from the AEG Community Foundation as the winner of the 2019 #SpreadCheer Challenge.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Playworks and Special Olympics USA Have an Opportunity to Receive $25,000 from the AEG Community Foundation
LOS ANGELES, November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of its annual Season of Giving initiative, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, and the AEG Community Foundation today launched the 2019 #SpreadCheer Challenge, a social media campaign that will provide three charities – Boys & Girls Clubs of America,
Recently, Alexion's Quality Systems, Standards, and Compliance Teams connected with Alexion non-profit partner, Playworks New England, for a day of team building. Playworks New England is part of a national organization that works "to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play."
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.
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.
National Non-Profit Organization Leveraged “Power of Play” through #SpreadCheer Challenge
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.
Digital Campaign to Provide Four AEG Community Foundation Grantees the Opportunity to Earn an Additional $25,000 Grant
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,
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.
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.
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.