Fans give back, receive at same time

All fans attending Chivas USA's match Saturday against the Colorado Rapids at The Home Depot Center can participate in the U.S. Soccer Foundation's Passback Challenge event. The collected items will be distributed within the community going to teams, clubs, and individuals who are in need of assistance with uniforms, shoes and other equipment.

Bring gently used soccer equipment to the Passback booth and donate to U.S Soccer Foundation. Every person who donates gets a voucher for a "buy one, get one" ticket for the July 2 game vs. the Chicago Fire.

This season, each of the 12 MLS teams will host a U.S. Soccer Foundation Passback event at their home venue. The teams are encouraging fans, clubs, and leagues to collect new and used soccer equipment and clothing in good condition and donate the items at the local Passback event.

Eurosport, the Foundation's Supporter for Soccer Equipment and Uniforms, will provide a $200 catalog gift certificate to the individual or group contributing the largets donation. In addition, special drawings are slated to take place at each Passback event, giving fans a chance to win memorabilia from their local MLS team.

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