Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Inside Look: Major League Soccer (MLS) Remains Committed To Relief Work In Haiti

Towards the end of last February, Gloria King was finalizing an assistance plan that would allow Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy to provide dozens of Haitian children of the L'Athletique d'Haiti (Athletes of Haiti) sports program with vital supplies and soccer equipment when a sudden concern arose. “Which players are you coming with?” a person from L'Athletique asked King.

Since MLS preseason training camps were beginning to start, King, who serves as community outreach director, knew it would be very difficult to pull aside any of the team's current players for the trip. She tried to communicate the difficulties to L'Athletique, but the response wasn't very enthusiastic.

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