D-Fenders and the Dream Center Brings "Christmas in the City"

December 23, 2009

Los Angeles, CA- On Saturday, December 20, Los Angeles D-Fenders players Joe Crawford, Longar Longar, Gabe Pruitt and Head Coach Chucky Brown took part in the annual “Christmas in the City” event, giving away 7,000 bikes and 7,000 toys to local L.A. families.

The LA Dream Center bussed in over 2,000 kids from local outreach project sites to the LA Sports Arena to receive the toys and bikes. The Dream Center along with the Arm & Hammer Foundation, the Toy Industry Foundation and Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins hosted the event.

The LA Dream Center feeds 30,000 people per week in Los Angeles and provides housing for more than 1,200 people daily. The Dream Center provides shelter, education, rehabilitation and job training through its 200 outreach programs. The LA D-Fenders were proud to take part in this event.

For more photos of this event, please visit our Facebook Page.