Carson, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013
Chivas USA announced today the club has partnered with THINK Together to enhance current physical activity and wellness programs for students in the Los Angeles area.
The partnership will include three soccer clinics for students, free admittance to Chivas USA’s home games for students and their families, two Chivas Street Team’s visits to THINK Together afterschool sites, and a Chivas USA career panel series in which students will get to ask questions and meet the ChivaFighter mascot.
“We are extremely happy to be joining the work of THINK Together because it helps us get closer to our people and fight for a common cause in trying to build a better society to live in,” said Chivas Director of Soccer Francisco Palencia. “Working together we are going to provide the youth in our community with the opportunity to learn other resources to improve their lives, and to use soccer, a very complete and beautiful sport, as another tool to grow as individuals in the society that surrounds us.”
Community partnerships like this enable THINK Together to enhance existing programs while also exposing students to opportunities that they previously did not have access to, like attending a professional soccer game and learning soccer skills from professionals.
About THINK Together
THINK Together is one of the leading and largest nonprofit providers of academic support programs (early literacy, after-school, summer learning, etc.) in the U.S., serving more than 140,000 students across 440-plus locations from San Diego to Sacramento. Partnering with school administrators and teachers, its academically oriented programs and dedicated team of nearly 3,000 employees are helping students close the achievement gap. THINK is an acronym: Teaching, Helping, Inspiring & Nurturing Kids. For more information, call (888) 485-THINK or visit http://www.THINKtogether.org or http://www.facebook.com/THINKtogether.