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 25th, 10:00 a.m. PST
WHERE: 5029 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90037
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