RSL Invites Fans to Help at Thursday's "Shoes for Haiti" Organizing Event
REAL SALT LAKE
& KUTV2 INVITE FANS TO VOLUNTEER FOR THURSDAY’S “SHOES FOR HAITI”
Fans Can Assist RSL Midfielder Jean Alexandre in
Preparing More than 1,000 Donated Shoes for Shipping from 6:00-8:00 p.m. MT
February 2, 2011) – Real Salt Lake and KUTV2 are asking fans of
the Claret-and-Cobalt to help close up shop on the successful “Shoes for
Haiti” donation drive tomorrow, Thursday, February 3, when Utah’s
Major League Soccer club and its official broadcast partner will host an
organizing event at Rio Tinto Stadium. Volunteers can report to the Strong Automotive 100 Lions Club, located on the West side of Rio Tinto Stadium,
from 6:00-8:00 p.m. MT to help prepare the more than 1,000 pairs of
shoes that have been collected for shipping to the Jean Alexandre
Football Academy in the RSL midfielder’s birthplace of Verrettes, Haiti.
will be on hand to assist volunteers in the organizing effort, which will also
provide one final opportunity for supporters to donate new or gently-used
shoes (preferably sneakers or soccer boots) to this worthwhile cause.
Members of the media are invited to the event for interview and photo
opportunities with Alexandre, while fans will also be able to take photographs
and obtain autographs from the popular third-year midfielder throughout the night.
For more details on the event, please contact John Koluder in the RSL
Communications Department at jkoluder@RealSaltLake.com
or 801-918-5050 (mobile).
Fans can secure their seats now for
both Real Salt Lake’s CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinal Second Leg against
the Columbus Crew on March 1 and the March 26 MLS home opening showdown with
the L.A. Galaxy via the “RSL 2011 2-Pack” (including two tickets to both
contests beginning at just $80) and the “RSL 2011 Flex 10-Pack”
(beginning at $200). Both of these special ticket offers, in addition to single-game
tickets and 2011 RSL Season Ticket Packages, can be purchased online
at www.RealSaltLake.com, over
the phone at 801-727-2700, or in person at the Rio Tinto Stadium
box office during regular business hours: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. MT.