The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) will host its fourth annual Blue Diamond Gala today featuring a concert by multi-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter John Legend.
The evening will be hosted by Arsenio Hall and George Lopez, and will kick off with a star-studded blue carpet and pre-show dinner party, followed by two hours of entertainment and post-show food trucks, all to celebrate the impactful work being done year-round by LADF.
Also in attendance, Los Angeles Dodgers players, coaches, and owners. Additional special guests expected include Chrissy Teigen, Terry Crews, Oscar De La Hoya, Lisa DeBartolo & Don Miggs, Jacob Elordi, Jared Goff, Timothy Granaderos, Josh Henderson, Carrie Ann Inaba, Greg Louganis, Loni Love, Percy “Master P” Miller, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Mike Moore, Shaquille O’Neal, Tito Ortiz, Emily Osment, Haley Joel Osment, Chord Overstreet, Holly Robinson Peete, Kyle Richards, Marque Richardson, Romeo, John Salley, Sloane Stephens, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Marcellus Wiley, Anne Winters, as well as Austin Ekeler, Anthony Lynn, Denzel Perryman, Damion & Brandi Square from the Los Angeles Chargers, Former Los Angeles Dodgers Ron Cey, Nomar Garciaparra, Steve Garvey, Orel Hershiser, Rick Monday, Manny Mota, Fernando Valenzuela, Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda, and many more!
Since inception, LADF has invested over $21 million into the LA community in the form of direct programs and grant making to local organizations, impacting millions of children. Proceeds from the Blue Diamond Gala will support the expansion of its direct programs, Dodgers Dreamfields and Dodger RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities), enabling LADF to reach its goal of building 50 baseball fields in underserved communities and attain its vision of impacting the lives of 10,000 young boys and girls, utilizing the power of sport.
LADF is the official team charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Its primary focus is to support cornerstone programs in Sports + Recreation, Education + Literacy and Health + Wellness benefitting children and families in need throughout the greater Los Angeles region. By leveraging strategic partnerships, the mission is to harness the power of the Dodger brand and the passion Dodger fans have for Los Angeles into a vehicle for positive change in underserved communities.
Visit LADF online at www.dodgers.com/ladf, Twitter @DodgersFdn, Instagram @dodgersfoundation and Facebook http://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesDodgersFoundation – Dodger Stadium 1000 Vin Scully Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012.