LA Galaxy Foundation Hosts Special Olympics Southern California Young Athletes Festival at StubHub Center

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LA Galaxy Foundation Hosts Special Olympics Southern California Young Athletes Festival at StubHub Center

AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation hosts event for the second year at StubHub Center

AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation hosts the Special Olympics Southern California Young Athletes Festival for more than 100 athletes ages 5-8, with and without intellectual disabilities, at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

Special Olympics Southern California Youth Athletes Festival participant from Santa Ana Unified School District, celebrates after scoring a goal at AEG's StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

AEG’s LA Galaxy players Rafael Garcia, Jose Villarreal, and Bradford Jamieson IV greet participants at the Special Olympics Southern California Young Athletes Festival at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

AEG’s LA Galaxy staff and players, Raul Mendiola, Jamie Villarreal, Jose Villarreal, Josh Turnley (Galaxy II), Bradford Jamieson IV, and Rafael Garcia (front row), pose with participants at the Special Olympics Southern California Young Athletes Festival at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

AEG's LA Galaxy staff work with athletes ages 5-8, with and without intellectual disabilities, during the Special Olympics Southern California Young Athletes Festival at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

AEG's LA Galaxy II player Josh Turnley (right) poses with Special Olympics Southern California SOSC Dustin Plunkett at the Special Olympics Southern California Young Athletes Festival at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.

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Friday, August 25, 2017 - 4:30pm

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Earlier today, AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation hosted the Special Olympics Southern California Young Athletes Festival for more than 100 athletes ages 5-8, with and without intellectual disabilities, at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Throughout the morning LA Galaxy Unified players helped lead activities alongside LA Galaxy staff, in conjunction with the team’s LA Galaxy Foundation Fridays volunteer program.

The goal of the Special Olympics Southern California – Young Athletes Festival is to promote social inclusion and the concept of being unified through shared trainings and healthy activities promoting inclusion and the availability for all to play soccer.

For more information, contact Chris Glidden at cglidden@lagalaxy.com

Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | AEG | Events, Media & Communications | LA Galaxy | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Social Impact & Volunteering | Special Olympics | Special Olympics Southern California | StubHub Center | youth soccer

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