Dodger Alumni to Visit Long Beach Rescue Mission Today
2015-01-28 · By Editor
The Los Angeles Dodgers this week are serving the greater Los Angeles community on their 12th annual Community Service Caravan, Pitching in the Community presented by Bank of America. This civic engagement initiative includes participation from Dodger players, alumni and employees and Bank of America volunteers and will continue through Friday, January 30.
The Dodgers’ Pitching in the Community presented by Bank of America is a week-long civic engagement initiative where Dodger players, alumni and employees and Bank of America volunteers join together in partnership with community-based organizations to help promote and support work that is positively changing the lives of children, teens and adults in greater Los Angeles. Through this initiative, the Dodgers continue to build on their tradition of community service with the goal of inspiring youth and adults to play, learn, live and serve.
Today, Wednesday, January 28, Dodger alumni Lacy and Leary, Dodger employees and Bank of America volunteers will partake in day three of Pitching in the Community with a visit Long Beach Rescue Mission, Samaritan House at 1335 Pacific Ave. Long Beach CA 90813 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Dodgers and Bank of America will prepare meals, set tables and assist in the Long Beach Rescue Mission’s meal service program. The Long Beach Rescue Mission will also receive Dodger aprons, hats and T-shirts.
About the Long Beach Rescue Mission:
Since 1972, the Long Beach Rescue Mission, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has opened its doors to thousands of men, women and children. The mission provides emergency food, clothing, shelter and spiritual guidance to the homeless and less fortunate people of the community. The Long Beach Rescue Mission stands dedicated to helping individuals overcome the cycle of homeless.