Dodger Organization will host packaging event for Nor Cal fires tomorrow

MEDIA ADVISORY—October 24, 2017

 

PRIOR TO GAME TWO, MLB AND DODGERS TO HOST VOLUNTEER PACKAGING EVENT FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE VICTIMS

 

Commissioner Manfred & Dodger Legends

To Be On-Hand for Special World Series Community Event

 

WHO:             Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr.

                       Orel Hershiser – 1988 World Series MVP; Three-time MLB All-Star; 18-Year MLB Pitcher

Steve Garvey – 10-Time MLB All-Star; 1981 World Series Champion; 19-Year MLB Infielder

                       Ron Cey – 1981 World Series MVP; Six-time MLB All-Star; 17-Year MLB Infielder

                       Nomar Garciaparra – Six-Time MLB All-Star; 14-Year MLB Infielder

                       Tom Brasuell – Vice President, Community Affairs, Major League Baseball

                       Frank Sanchez – National Vice President of Sports, Entertainment & Alumni Development, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

                       Calvin Lyons – Chief Executive Officer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles

                       Carlos Polanco – 2017-2018 Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Youth of the Year

                       

WHAT:          Major League Baseball and the Los Angeles Dodgers have put together a volunteer packaging event prior to Game Two of the 2017 World Series Presented by YouTube TV. Youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles Challengers Clubhouse as well as Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars & Alumni will join the effort to pack supply and comfort kits for victims of the Northern California wildfires. Supply kits will be distributed by Rebuilding Together (Petaluma) to those in need, while comfort kits will be donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Santa Rosa & Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County.

                    MLB executives, including Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., and Dodger Legends will be on-site and available for interviews. 

                       

WHEN:         Wednesday, October 25th10:00 a.m. PST

WHERE:        5029 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90037

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