Every Save Makes A Difference Benefitting Coppell Special Olympics

FRISCO, Texas – Throughout the 2019 season, MLS WORKS, Allstate and Univision have partnered to provide opportunities for underserved youth in MLS markets, including Dallas-Fort Worth.

This Sunday, every save recorded during the UniMás telecast of FC Dallas vs New York City FC will result in a donation of $500 worth of soccer equipment to Coppell Special OlympicsThe mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Throughout the 2018 season, over $8,000 in donations were made to DFW area schools and charities as a result of the Every Save Makes a Difference program. Since 2015, the program has donated over $340,000 worth of equipment and has impacted over 170 difference organizations.

FC Dallas' eight nationally televised games on UniMas/Univision are eligible for this program in 2019:

DATE OPPONENT BROADCAST BENEFICIARY AMOUNT
March 9 LA Galaxy Univision Boys & Girls Club of Collin County $500
March 23 Colorado Rapids UniMás Heart House Dallas $1,500
April 27 San Jose Earthquakes Univision Trinity Basin Preparatory $1,000
May 4 Houston Dynamo Univision Special Olympics Texas – Area 10 $1,000
May 11 New York Red Bulls Univision YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas $500
June 30 Portland Timbers UniMás Dallas Youth Sports $1,000
September 14 Chicago Fire Univision Moody Family YMCA $1,500
September 22 New York City FC UniMás Coppell Special Olympics TBD

To find out more about MLS Works and their community outreach initiatives, click here. To learn more about the FC Dallas Foundation, click here

Topics: