Retailer in Southern California to donate $ 1 million in Clothing in Support of Partnership for Schools in Los Angeles
THE ANGELS, October 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Pacsun has signed up to sponsor the Los Angeles Rams for the 2021 NFL season and is building on a partnership that began in 2019.
“Expanding our partnership between the Pacsun and Los Angeles Rams could not have come at a more exciting time as the Rams settled into their new home at SoFi Stadium in the 2021 season,” he said. Alfred Chang, Co-CEO of Pacsun. “Together, we unite fashion and sports, we will pursue some incredible philanthropic endeavors for our LA community and support young people and their families.”
The strategic partnership is centered around supporting the partnership for The angels Schools administering 19 LA Unified Schools in Watts, South LA and Boyle Heights. To kick-start community service, Pacsun will be donating $ 1 million at the retail level to the Partnership for The angels Schools for 20,000 units of clothing that will be delivered to students attending partnership schools in these historically disadvantaged communities.
“With our roots in Southern California“It’s a privilege to work again with the Los Angeles Rams on community service that will support local youth who are truly the heart of Pacsun,” said Brie Olson, President of Pacsun.
“Through this incredible partnership with Pacsun, we are excited to bring this unique support to the 14,000 LAUSD students served by the partnership for The angels Schools in Watts, South LA and Boyle Heights, “he said Molly Higgins, VP of Community Affairs and Engagement, Los Angeles Rams. “As we look set to emerge from the pandemic, we know it’s going to require a team effort, and we’re proud to be able to adapt our Pacsun partners to our Partnership partners for The angels Schools to support communities that need us most. “
“The partnership for LA schools is grateful for the continued support of the Los Angeles Rams and looks forward to embarking on this new journey with the Pacsun and Rams,” he said. Ryan Smith, Chief External Officer for the Partnership. “After a period when the pandemic made it challenging for young people to find a sense of joy and community, we are excited about this donation of clothing that will be a welcome surprise to our students.”
In addition to the donation of 20,000 units of clothing to the partnership for The angels Schools, the sponsorship will involve a host of Pacsun’s fire partners in creative ways. Pacsun will also work closely with Rams players for a number of unique digital activations The angels Community. This will include Rookie styling content, holiday offers for Rams fans and more.
The Rams sponsorship is a positive extension of Pacsun’s diligence toward youth-generated community efforts and adds to the list of recent partnerships such as the Lady Gaga’s Born this Way Foundation, The Fashion Scholarship Fund, Girl Up and STEM to the Future.
About partnership for LA schools:
The partnership for The angels Schools is an independent nonprofit organization that has worked with the Los Angeles Unified School District since 2007 to manage and support historically disadvantaged public schools. The partnership began with 10 schools and currently manages 19 LA Unified elementary schools and colleges serving 14,200 students in the LA communities of Boyle Heights, South LA and Watts. As a “district partner” for LA Unified, the partnership is uniquely positioned to work within the traditional public school system to support teachers and other school staff to remove barriers to enable academic success for all students. The partnership is working hard to close gaps in opportunities and performance at their 19 schools and in all LA Unified schools. They also advocate for educational and resource equality for high-need schools in LA and beyond.
Pacsun is a leading specialist retailer offering a cross-section of new brands and trendy fashion through the lens of youth culture. Across today’s, streetwear and active lifestyle markets, Pacsun collaborates with the best brands to offer curated collections, rare and exclusive products and creative collaborations at all levels. Founded in 1980, Newport, CA. Curated in The angels. Follow @pacsun on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok.
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