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Los Angeles' Premier Corporate Charity Soccer Tournament - The LA Scores Cup Kicks off on Saturday, June 23, 2018

Via: ReleaseWire

Updated 12:50 PM CDT, Thu, June 21,2018

On Saturday June 23, 2018 at the StubHub Center, home of the LA Galaxy, 500+ soccer players representing 24 Los Angeles corporate teams will showcase their corporate citizenship, teamwork and soccer skills to benefit under-served students enrolled in America SCORES LA's after-school programs.

Los Angeles, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 06/21/2018 -- The LA Scores Cup is Los Angeles' premier annual charity soccer tournament, benefiting the students of America Scores LA, it brings together 24 teams representing 500+ soccer players from many of LA's top companies such as Ares Management, Ayzenberg, Clark Construction, Enterprise, East West Bank, AEG, JP Morgan, KPMG, Wells Fargo, HBO, Fox Sports, Latham & Watkins, Reed Smith, Stink Studios, Naughty Dog, Houlihan Lokey, JLL, McDermott Will & Emery, White & Case, PwC, Papa John's and ZS Associates all competing for the crown of LA's top corporate soccer team at the Stub Hub Center training fields in Carson, the home of the LA Galaxy.

Now in our 15th year running, with sponsors including Papa John's, Starbucks, Adidas, Baskin-Robbins, and Pepsi this truly unique event is a tremendous opportunity for teams of corporate employees to have fun, demonstrate their corporate citizenship and teamwork, sharpen their competitive edge, and make a difference in the lives of under-served children in America SCORES LA's after-school and summer programs.

About America SCORES LA America SCORES LA, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, its mission is to inspire urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world. The program achieves this mission through intensive daily after school and summer programming that combines soccer, poetry and service-learning.

America SCORES LA targets students in Title 1 schools, 85 percent of whom live below the poverty line, and less than 32% of whom are proficient in English. As a direct result of our programs they improve academically, increase their physical fitness, and have a greater sense of confidence and belonging. This unique combination of after-school and summer programs helps students experience teamwork and leadership skills, develops their self-confidence and helps improve their English language literacy rates while making a positive difference in the fight against childhood obesity.

For more information visit http://www.lascores.org.

Media Relations Contact:
Geoff Wilson
Executive Director
America Scores LA
323-929-5750
https://www.lascores.org/la-scores-cup

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Geoff Wilson
323-929-5750
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Web: https://www.lascores.org/la-scores-cup