Rotary Club members from LA5 – The Rotary Club of Los Angeles, the Rotary Club of Hollywood and the Rotary Club of Inglewood, and other community partners. The Kings, the 2012 Stanley Cup Champions, are helping to sponsor the event with Bailey and the Kings Chariot among others representing the Kings at this event along with Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti.
This special event is designed to help the 3,000 families in South LA to have something special for the holidays. South LA is one of the poorest areas in Greater Los Angeles, the residents suffer high unemployment, frequent gang activities and struggle stay living to pay the rent and provide for the their children.
WHEN & WHERE:
The event will take place Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Algin Sutton Park, 8800 Hoover Ave, Los Angeles, from 6:30 AM to approximately noon – or until all of the available supplies are gone.
HOW VOLUNTEERS CAN HELP…
There are many volunteering opportunities. The volunteers will distribute toys to young kids, food certificates & toiletries to the families, and books and school supplies to older children, and monitor the line and provide entertainment to the kids, among other special event tasks.
PROJECT PARTNERS AND SPONSORS
• LA Kings
• AT&T Inc.
• Bank of America Community volunteers, Los Angeles
• Bryant Temple AME Church/Chosen, Inc.
• First AME Church
• Fred & June Mac Murray Foundation
• Golden Poppy Grand Chapter Order Of Eastern Stars
• Hiram of Tyre Grand Lodge
• JW Marriott
• LDS Church
• LA City Police Department
• LA City Recreation and Parks Department
• LA Dodgers
• LA Shares
• Los Angeles City Mayor's Office
• Rotary Club of Hollywood
• Rotary Club of Inglewood
• Rotary Club of Los Angeles
• Rotary Interact Clubs
• Rotary District 5280
• Shelter Partnership
• The Molina Foundation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: John Lockhart
LA5 Rotary Club of Los Angeles Volunteer
(213) 674-4346 x 224