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Bolts Community Crew Teams Up with Village for Vets
80 volunteers from the Bolts Community Crew – powered by Pacific Premier Bank – supported Village for Vets in painting and beautifying over 120 transitional shelters for military Veterans experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles.
Chris Rumph II and the Bolts Community Crew Participate in Beach Clean Up
To celebrate Earth Day over 80 volunteers from the Bolts Community Crew, Powered by Pacific Premier Bank, partnered with Heal the Bay to remove over 450 lbs of trash from Dockweiler Beach. To learn more about upcoming volunteer opportunities, visit chargers.com/community/crew
The Bolts Community Crew Hosts Beach Clean Up
The Bolts Community Crew, powered by Pacific Premier Bank, and Chris Rumph II joined with Heal the Bay in a Dockweiler Beach clean up where they gathered 475lbs of trash to support cleaner water and safer beaches for our community.
Elementary Students Surprised with Bikes from Chargers & Pechanga
The Bolt fam continued a 17-year tradition by partnering with Bikes for Kids and Pechanga to surprise 3rd graders at a local Los Angeles elementary school with brand new bikes. The bikes were hand-built by the Bolts Community Crew over the weekend and former Chargers LaDainian Tomlinson and Antonio Gates surprised all the children with the bicycles. This year's donation of 170 bikes was the largest yet thanks to Pechanga Resort and Casino.
Gates and LT Gift Bikes to Local Students with Pechanga
Earlier this week, the Bolts continued a 17 year tradition of surprising local elementary school students with brand new bikes for the holidays. Chargers legends Antonio Gates and LaDainian Tomlinson joined the Bikes for Kids Foundation and Pechanga Resort & Casino at Hooper Avenue Elementary school where they were greeted by over 160 third graders. The bikes were built by Bolts Community Crew – powered by Pacific Premier Bank – volunteers the Saturday prior, and kept hidden from the students until Gates and LT revealed the news.
2021 STEM on the Sidelines presented by Ducommun – Final Competition
Over the weekend, teams from high schools across Southern California competed in the 2021 STEM on the Sidelines presented by Ducommun final competition at SoFi Stadium. The competition was broken up in two categories - Category A: Design and Build Prototype and Category B: Chargers Minecraft World.
City of Inglewood 7th Annual Turkey Giveaway Presented by Pepsi
This week, heading into Thanksgiving, the Bolts teamed up with Pepsi to support the City of Inglewood's 7th Annual Turkey Giveaway. Chargers players Uchenna Nwosu, Joshua Kelley, Michael Davis, Matt Overton, Ben DeLuca and Justin Jones joined over 200 volunteers in the SoFi Stadium parking lot to distribute frozen turkeys, fresh produce and other Thanksgiving necessities to 2,500 local families.
Chargers Impact Fund Hosts First Downs for First Books
The Chargers Impact Fund hosted a literacy event for the second grade class at Heninger Elementary in Santa Ana. Cornerback Michael Davis and Running Back Justin Jackson joined the Western Governors University volunteers and Playmakers to interact and read to the kids while teaching them the importance of literacy.
Chargers and T.A.P.S. partner to honor Fallen Heroes and their Gold Star families
To kickstart the beginning of the NFL's Salute to Service month the Chargers, T.A.P.S and the non-proft TreePeople, partnered for a special event to plant trees in honor of some of our nation's Fallen Heroes.
Donald Parham Jr. Presents Coach of the Week at Downey High School
Chargers Tight End Donald Parham Jr. made a surprise visit to Downey High School to recognize Head Coach Jack Williams as Coach of the Week. Annually, this program recognizes high school football coaches who have made a difference in the lives of their players through leadership, hard work, and a special dedication to their young scholar athletes.
Chargers Host PCRF Families for a Trunk-or-Treat
The Chargers invited families of the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation for a Halloween celebration including trunk-or-treating, craft activities, and player meet-and-greets.
The Chargers Impact Fund and Annenberg PetSpace Team Up for First Downs for First Books Event
The Chargers Impact Fund teamed up with the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace to bring out deserving students from the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Los Angeles for an educational day with adoptable pets. Joined by Chris Rumph, the students read to the animals and created arts and crafts while learning the importance of service dogs and how to care for pets. This event was part of the Chargers Impact Fund's First Downs for First Books program and saw every child receive two free books to take home with them.
Austin Ekeler Talks Youth Wellness at Bethune Middle School
Chargers Running Back Austin Ekeler visited Bethune Middle School in Los Angeles Unified to speak to over 200 students on the 'Four Quarters of Youth Wellness' – Breakfast, Mindfulness, Physical Activity and Sleep. Following the event, each student received a pillow courtesy of Sleep Number, and LAUSD was gifted with 300 flag football kits for their elementary and middle school P.E. programs.
Bolts Players, Ownership Volunteer for Hunger Action Month
Last week, in recognition of September as Hunger Action Month – Chargers Rookies, Chris Harris Jr., and team ownership all took time out of their schedules to partner with Melissa's Produce and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank by packing boxes of food for Compton's Anderson Elementary and the Salvation Army Siemon Youth & Community Center.
On the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Chargers Legends Pack Meals for Those In-Need
Chargers Legends Antonio Gates and Marcellus Wiley joined members of the Bolts Community Crew – powered by Pacific Premier Bank – to volunteer at the Los Angeles Meal Pack honoring those lost on 9/11. All meals packaged during the LA Meal Pack are donated and distributed by Feeding America-affiliated food banks to assist children, families, seniors, and military veterans at risk of hunger.
Chargers Pay Respects with Helmet Donation
This week, the Chargers finalized a donation of 150 Xenith football helmets to Compton Centennial and Gardena High Schools as the two teams faced each other on the gridiron. The donation came about after the devastating shooting deaths of two students, who each attended the respective schools, in late 2020. During the game, each team wore stickers on their helmets with the students' initials.
Compton Centennial notched their first win of the season, beating Gardena 20-18 in overtime.
Girl Scouts Flag Football powered by Nike
Last Saturday, nearly 150 local Girl Scouts came together for a day of flag football skills and fundamentals on the Bolts' training camp fields at Jack Hammett Sports Complex. Participants heard from Chargers GM Tom Telesco and also received tickets to the team's preseason game vs. the 49ers at SoFi Stadium.
Bolts Community Crew Gives Thanks to Frontline Workers
Members of the Bolts Community Crew Powered by Pacific Premier Bank, joined together to virtually write hundreds of thank you cards for the doctors, nurses, and staff at Hoag Hospital. These letters of gratitude and encouragement were distributed to those who have worked tirelessly this past year to keep our communities healthy and safe. Join the Bolts Community Crew today for access to future volunteer opportunities. Click here to learn more.
Bolts Community Crew Gives Thanks to Frontline Hospital Workers
Members of the Bolts Community Crew powered by Pacific Premier Bank, joined together to virtually write hundreds of thank you letters for the doctors, nurses, and staff at Hoag Hospital. These letters of gratitude and encouragement were distributed to those who have worked tirelessly this past year to keep our communities healthy and safe.
Uchenna Nwosu, Josh Kelley Lead Bolts Community Crew in LA River Clean Up
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Join the Bolts Community Crew in Cleaning Up the LA River
Join the Bolts Community Crew, our friends at Pacific Premier Bank and Friends of the LA River to make an impact on the LA River, its watershed and beyond leading up to Earth Day 2021. Join the Bolts Community Crew today: https://chargers.rosterfy.com/register
Join the Bolts Community Crew in Thanking Healthcare Workers
Join the Chargers, Pacific Premier Bank and star Running Back Austin Ekeler in saying "Thank You" by writing a letter for the doctors, nurses, and staff at Hoag Hospital who continue to work tirelessly to serve and keep members of our community safe. Join the Bolts Community Crew today: https://chargers.rosterfy.com/register
Chargers, Pacific Premier Bank Complete First 'At-Home' Bolts Community Crew Event
As a way to launch the Bolts Community Crew, Chargers and Pacific Premier Bank employees volunteered—working remotely from home—to pack 5,000 hygiene kits supplied by Clean the World. The kits will then be distributed at Midnight Mission's skid-row facility to help reduce the risk of spreading infection for Angelenos who are experiencing homelessness.
Los Angeles Chargers and Pacific Premier Bank Launch Bolts Community Crew with Partnership Renewal
Chargers and Pacific Premier Bank mark continuation of community-focused partnership by donating 1,200 face masks to Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles and 5,000 hygiene kits to Midnight Mission's skid-row facility.