Community Programs

Youth Foundation

Youth Foundation

The Lakers Youth Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that focuses on the use of sports to promote education, teamwork and self-esteem among Los Angeles area youth.


Donations

Donations

Nonprofit organizations are eligible to receive memorabilia and group ticket donations from the Lakers.


Players Giving Back

Players Giving Back

Check out the Lakers players foundations and community initiatives that are close to their heart.


Educational Programs

Educational Programs

The Lakers education programs work closely with local colleges, elementary, middle, and high schools to honor those who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements in the classroom and beyond.

Fitness Programs

Fitness Programs

The Lakers encourage all fans to live an active and healthy lifestyle. Fans can use this portal to get content from the players and Laker Girls on how they stay fit on and off the court.


Environmental Programs

Environmental Programs

The Lakers strive to be ECO All-Stars by hosting environmentally friendly events and providing content on how you can be an ECO All-Star in your daily life.


Wish Granting

Wish Granting

Each year the Lakers grant wishes for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. To date over 330 wishes have been granted by the Los Angeles Lakers.


Season Of Giving

Season Of Giving

The Lakers host community events during the holiday season as part of the “Season of Giving” community initiative presented by East West Bank.


Lakers Team Up

Lakers Team Up

Lakers Team Up is the organization’s service initiative, designed to allow the Lakers staff to give back to our community.


STEM in Sports

Jordan Clarkson and the Lakers Assistant Coaches held a clinic for kids, where they worked on fundamentals of the game and learned about how math and science plays a roll in sports.

Community Relations Videos

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STEM in Sports

Jordan Clarkson and the Lakers Assistant Coaches held a clinic for kids, where they worked on fundamentals of the game and learned about how math and science plays a roll in sports.
Apr 22, 2015  |  02:46

Team Turnaround

Lakers Team Turnaround
Apr 21, 2015  |  01:40

Lakers Mentoring Road Trip in NYC

Lakers Mentoring Program celebrates the importance of mentoring relationships within LA's youth. This year they traveled to New York City.
Apr 13, 2015  |  06:11

Lakers Read to Achieve 2015

Lakers players Tarik Black and Ed Davis visit the 2015 Read to Achieve winners.
Apr 10, 2015  |  04:06

2015 Trees for Threes

On Saturday March 14th, Julius Randle, the Laker Girls, East West Bank and Lakers staffers joined students and parents from 20th Elementary to plant thirty new trees on the school’s campus.
Mar 23, 2015  |  05:03

Make-A-Wish: To Coach The Lakers

16 year old Banks Graham’s wish was granted to be the Lakers Coach for a day from the Make-A-Wish Foundation. From attending the pre-practice meeting with the Lakers Coaching Staff to running through drills at STAPLES Center, Graham was able to fulfill a lifelong dream and inspire a team.
Feb 11, 2015  |  05:04

Fit For Life - Lakers Dance Clinic

The Laker Girls hosted a dance clinic for the Los Angeles youth to learn more about dance and to stay active in their community.
Feb 1, 2015  |  04:16

Fit For Life - Health Fair 2015

The Lakers gathered with elementary school kids in El Segundo to encourage them to get outside and exercise and stay active.
Feb 1, 2015  |  03:40

Fit For Life - Drinking Water with Ed Davis

Ed Davis talks about the importance of staying hydrated and drinking 10 glasses of water every day.
Jan 15, 2015  |  00:31

Fit For Life - Exercising with Robert Sacre

Robert Sacre talks about the importance of exercising and being active every day.
Jan 15, 2015  |  00:42

Lakers Youth Basketball Clinic

Lakers Youth Basketball Clinic hosted by Lakers Youth Foundation.
Dec 30, 2014  |  03:29

Toys for Tots

Ryan Kelly, Wes Johnson, Jordan Clarkson, and The Los Angeles Lakers teamed up with East West Bank and US Marines to give back to the community, with a toy drive for local children.
Dec 29, 2014  |  04:17

2014 Holiday Party for Kids

The Lakers held their holiday party for kids last Wednesday, when hundreds of kids from Endeavor College Prep celebrated the holiday season.
Dec 29, 2014  |  04:52

Miracle on Manchester Turkey Giveaway

This Thanksgiving, the Lakers teamed up with East West Bank for A Season of Giving to provide over 300 families in need with a proper Thanksgiving meal with turkey, pies, vegetables.
Dec 2, 2014  |  03:30

Thanksgiving Feast at Downtown Women's Center

The Lakers visited the Downtown Women's Center to serve Thanksgiving dinner and play bingo, as they partner with East West Bank for A Season of Giving.
Dec 2, 2014  |  04:31

Veteran's Day Breakfast at U.S. Vets

Lakers Staff Teamed Up on Veterans Day to provide breakfast for the U.S. Vets in Inglewood.
Nov 17, 2014  |  03:54

Los Angeles Lakers Court Dedication 2014

Los Angeles Lakers dedicated a new court to the Boys And Girls Club of Los Angeles Harbor.
Nov 10, 2014  |  03:30

Julius Randle Visits Salvation Army

Julius Randle took a trip to visit the Salvation Army Inglewood Corp Community Center.
Oct 21, 2014  |  03:01

Midnight Mission

Lakers Players, Staff, and Laker Girls went to Midnight Mission in Downtown Los Angeles to give back to the community.
Oct 13, 2014  |  02:51

Camp Lakers with Julius Randle

Camp Lakers with rookie forward Julius Randle
Sep 18, 2014  |  03:35

Fit For Life Health Fair

Check out the Fit for Life Health Fair
Jun 9, 2014  |  02:44

Make-A-Wish: To Meet Kobe Bryant

8 kids from across the country come to the Lakers practice facility to fulfill their wish of meeting Kobe Bryant.
Jun 28, 2013  |  04:04

Make-A-Wish: To See the Lakers Practice Facility

A special kid named Jason comes to El Segundo to visit the Lakers practice facility and make some new friends.
Jan 28, 2013  |  03:45

8th Annual Freedom Through My Eyes

The winners of the 8th Annual "Freedom Through My Eyes" Art and Essay Contest take a trip to Washington D.C. to explore the national museums and buildings and get the experience of a lifetime.
Jun 16, 2014  |  06:56

2013-14 Community Relations Season Recap

Take a look at some of the moments from the past 2013-14 season involving the Lakers Community Relations department.
Apr 24, 2014  |  02:36

Graffiti Clean Up 2014

As part of the NBA's ECO All-Star week, some of the Lakers took part in the Graffiti Clean Up 2014.
Apr 7, 2014  |  03:33

Read To Achieve

Laker Girls and Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly travel to Charles W Barrett Elementary School for the Read To Achieve outing.
Apr 2, 2014  |  04:04

Highway to Health Festival

The Lakers visited Roosevelt High School on Saturday, March 22, 2014 to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Apr 1, 2014  |  03:36

2014 Habitat for Humanity - House Build

2014 Habitat for Humanity - House Build in Lynwood, CA.
Mar 11, 2014  |  01:48

SK Market Recipes - Noche Latina

SK Market Recipes - Noche Latina
Mar 10, 2014  |  06:00