Spread some holiday cheer early this year at our Christmas in June Toy Drive on Saturday, June 25th! Head to the Big Red Hat near Gate 3 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to donate a new, unwrapped toy. The toys will be distributed to children, ages 5-13, at the Angels Kids Holiday Party this December. Fans who donate will receive two (2) ticket vouchers for an upcoming Angels game!
Christmas In June Toy Drive
Angels 5K presented by Lexus
The annual Angels 5K & Fun Run, presented by Lexus, will take place on July 30, 2022. The Angels welcome fans of all ages to race at their own pace around Angel Stadium! The first 4,000 registered runners receive a commemorative shirt, finisher medal, and more. Previous races have included a Bubble Detour, Kids Zone, and Health Expo. Visit angels.com/5k to learn more.
Angels Youth Baseball and Softball Clinics
Angels Baseball, in collaboration with Angels RBI, strives to provide baseball and softball opportunities to children in the community through clinics conducted at Angel Stadium and across the county. Hitting, fielding, base running, and throwing are all taught, as well as sportsmanship and life skills. Participants will be guided through this one-of-a-kind experience by professional clinicians. Everyone, of any skill level, is welcome.
The following events are scheduled for the 2022 season:
- JR42 Clinic, presented by Nike
- Play Ball Weekend
- Clemente Clinic, presented by Nike
- Angels RBI Clinics
For additional information on the clinics and to register for upcoming events, visit angels.com/camp.
Mystery Grab Bag
This annual fundraising event gives fans the opportunity to pre-purchase a Mystery Grab Bag, which contains an autographed baseball from an Angels player during the current season! Mystery Grab Bags are available while supplies last, limit of one (1) per person. Proceeds benefit the Angels Baseball Foundation. For more information regarding the event, visit angels.com/mysterybag.
Rally Readers presented by Chick-fil-A
The Angels and Chick-fil-A support childhood literacy and education in our community by visiting local libraries and mobile library stops to share stories with kids and their families. Attendees have the opportunity to ask questions, connect with players and receive tickets to a future Angels game!
Community and Foundation Initiatives
Throughout the season, Angels players and their wives visit local children's hospitals including MemorialCare Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. These visits are to lift the spirits of the patients and their families. The players and coaches make special appearances to distribute Angels items, sign autographs, and visit with the children and their loved ones.
Each year, the Angels select local schools for the Adopt-A-School program. Awarded schools receive a $2,500 grant to go towards literacy and other necessary programs. As part of the Adopt-A-School program, students also receive an Angels specialty item. Additionally, each school is given an allotment of tickets to a future game to be used for incentive programs.
Angels 8th Grade AVID Scholarship
The Angels 8th Grade AVID Scholarship was founded in 2006 by the Angels Baseball Foundation in conjunction with the Orange County Department of Education and the non-profit organization Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID).
Candidates are selected through an extensive process among 65 middle schools throughout Orange County. Scholarship funds are awarded to five to ten outstanding 8th grade AVID students and are held for them in a trust until they graduate from high school and enter an accredited university. All nominees also receive a laptop as a form of encouragement.
Over the years, the scholarship has been awarded over 100 outstanding 8th grade AVID students.
Angels College Scholarship
The Angels College Scholarship was established in 2016 as a four-year renewable gap scholarship for high school seniors. Scholars are nominated and selected based on academic achievements, financial need, community involvement, and the desire to achieve a bachelor's degree.
Funds are applied to primary undergraduate expenses such as tuition, room & board, healthcare and textbooks. Scholars also receive direct access to the Angels Baseball staff as they navigate through college and learn to become financially independent and responsible adults.
Scholars have attended 41 colleges and universities throughout the United States, including Harvard College, Dartmouth College and Stanford University. Angels Scholars are studying and excelling in fields such as business, nursing, engineering, computer science, and political science.
Since its inception, 105 scholarships have been awarded.
Bank of America Challenger Classic
The Angels Baseball Foundation teams up with Bank of America to host the Bank of America Little League® Challenger Classic. With help from Angels players, coaches, and alumni, more than 900 children, most of whom are living with physical and mental challenges, receive the chance to play baseball on a major league field at Angel Stadium.
Staff members from the Angels help distribute a full outfit of clothes to 800 kids from Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCA and other local non-profit organizations. Each child receives socks, shoes, underwear, pants, a shirt, a pair of shoes, and tickets to a future Angels game. In addition, kids are treated to lunch at the ballpark, where they can enjoy the music and activities.
Kids Holiday Party
Every holiday season, the Angels Baseball Foundation, the Angels, and Angels Radio AM830 aim to make the holiday season brighter for more than 250 underprivileged kids by hosting a Holiday Party. At the end of the night, each child receives a pair of pajamas, a toy, and warm holiday wishes from the Angels. The Holiday Party is held at Angel Stadium, where the kids are able to meet Angels players and alumni, run the bases on the field, make ornaments and cards to give their families, and play in the "snow!"
BizKid$ Financial LiteracyIn partnership with SDCCU
The Angels and San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU) teamed up to promote financial literacy in our community through the BizKid$ Financial Literacy Program. Developing business ideas, budgeting skills and understanding the basics of starting a business is critical to creating successful young leaders. For more information regarding resources and tools for financial literacy, click here to watch the BizKid$ Financial Literacy Program video.