AEG’s Galaxy players spend afternoon at Southern California’s first and largest pediatric hospital for annual visit
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AEG’s LA Galaxy took time last week to visit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in continuation of the team’s longstanding relationship with CHLA and in support of Make March Matter.
On Thursday, March 15 nine players including Ashley Cole, Giovani dos Santos, Sebastian Lletget, Rolf Feltscher, Emmanuel Boateng, Jorgen Skjelvik, Daniel Steres, Chris Pontius, Brian Sylvestre and Tomas Hilliard-Arse spent the afternoon at CHLA, along with LA Galaxy Mascot, visiting outpatients and their families in their rooms.
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.
AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation to donate $500,000 over five years to Sports Medicine Program in Children’s Orthopaedic Center
LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2017 /3BL Media/–AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation has announced a new, five-year partnership with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) that will see $500,000 donated to the Sports Medicine Program in the Children’s Orthopaedic Center. Along with the new partnership, LA Galaxy President Chris Klein will serve as a member of the Children’s Orthopaedic Center (COC) Council and the team, staff, and academy will continue to make CHLA regular trips to the hospital to visit patients as part of their longstanding relationship.