(East Los Angeles/Boyle Heights) August 6, 2021 [From The Editor’s Desk]: Our defending MLB World Champion L.A. Dodgers take a quick break from the baseball diamond to come into our community once again, this time to visit the Variety Boys & Girls Club, located at 2530 Cincinnati Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033.
The Dodgers and Walmart have partnered to distribute “back-to-school” backpacks to youth. The following Dodger players, Justin Turner, Chris Taylor, Will Smith and Joe Kelly will be on hand to pass out Dodger backpacks, notebooks, hats and shirts to students ages (5-17). Naomi Rodriguez, Dodger Vice President, External Affairs & Community Relations will also join the group of players in the scheduled activities. The event is set to start at 12 noon and last through 1:00pm.
The Los Angeles Dodgers franchise, with (7) World Series championships and (24) National League pennants since its beginnings in Brooklyn in 1890, is committed to a tradition of pride and excellence. The Dodgers are dedicated to supporting a culture of winning baseball, providing a first-class, fan-friendly experience at Dodger Stadium, and building a strong partnership with the community.
With the highest cumulative fan attendance in Major League Baseball history, and a record of breaking barriers, the Dodgers are one of the most cherished sports franchises in the world.
The Dodger organization has been recognized for its leadership in nearly all facets of its operations, as 2020 World Series Champions, ESPN’s Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year and the Sports Business Journal’s Team of the Year. To learn more, please visit the Dodgers online at www.dodgers.com, follow them on Twitter @Dodgers and like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Dodgers.