Southern California Fire and Shooting Victims Support
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In support of the victims of recent tragedies in Southern California, the Lakers organization will be donating $150,000 to the American Red Cross and the Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF). Fans can support these efforts directly or by participating in our blood drive with UCLA Health at upcoming Lakers and South Bay Lakers games or getting an Enough t-shirt.
In support of the relief efforts from the fires, fans can donate to the American Red Cross:
Online via redcross.org
Text CAWILDFIRES to 90999 for a $10 donation.
For support to the victims of the shooting in Thousand Oaks, donations can go to the Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) for the Conejo Valley Victims Fund. Those donations can be made by going to vccf.org.
At the games on 11/23 and 11/25, proceeds from our auction of ENOUGH shirts and our other auction items will go to VCCF.
Fans can purchase those shirts, with proceeds also going to VCCF, at Team LA, the Lakers Team Shop in El Segundo, or at lakersstore.com at lakersstore.com. Shirts will also be available at the South Bay Lakers games on 11/18 and 11/20.
The Lakers and South Bay Lakers are partnering with UCLA Health for a blood drive at Lakers games on 11/23 and 11/25 and South Bay Lakers games on 11/18 and 11/20. Please review these blood donation guidelines if you wish to donate blood and please allow for 30-45 minutes for the process. No game ticket is required to give blood at any of the games.
At Lakers games: Fans donating blood will receive a Lakers t-shirt and also a coupon for 20% off at Team LA or the Lakers Team Shop. The blood drive at the Lakers games on 11/23 and 11/25 will take place on Chick Hearn Ct., near the intersection with Georgia St. at the UCLA Blood and Platelet Mobile Unit. On 11/23, the drive will be open to fans from 4:30pm-8pm. On 11/25, the drive will be open to fans from 10am-1pm.
At South Bay Lakers games: Fans donating blood will receive 4 suite tickets to a future South Bay Lakers game and a coupon for 20% off at Team LA or the Lakers Team Shop. At the South Bay Lakers game on 11/18, the UCLA Blood and Platelet Mobile Unit will be open from 3-5:30pm. At the South Bay Lakers game on 11/20, the UCLA Blood and Platelet Mobile Unit will be open from 5-7:30pm.