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.



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.

Fit For Life Health Fair

Check out the Fit for Life Health Fair

Community Relations Videos

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Fit For Life Health Fair

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

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

Mariani Buss Tournament

Frank Mariani-Jerry Buss No-Limit Hold ‘Em Tournament Presented by WPT Foundation
Feb 4, 2014  |  01:16

Healthy Tip: Robert Sacre - Balanced Meal

Robert Sacre talks about the benefits of a balanced meal.
Jan 8, 2014  |  00:19

Healthy Tip: Jordan Farmar - Exercise

Jordan Farmar tells us about the benefits of exercising.
Jan 8, 2014  |  00:21

Healthy Tip: Jordan Farmar - Drink Water

Jordan Farmar tells us about the benefits of drinking more water.
Jan 8, 2014  |  00:20

Lakers 2013-14 Adopt-A-Family

For the second year in a row the Lakers participated in the Adopt-A-Family Program as part of their holiday community initiative, “Season of Giving” with East West Bank.
Jan 2, 2014  |  02:54

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving Laker fans.
Nov 27, 2013  |  06:36

Lakers Veterans Day Breakfast

On Veterans Day, the Lakers hosted their 3rd annual breakfast at US Vets Residential Facility.
Nov 12, 2013  |  03:06

Thank You Veterans

The Lakers honor veterans throughout the game on behalf of Veterans Day.
Nov 11, 2013  |  01:06

Hill Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Jordan Hill teams up with the Susan G. Komen foundation to bring 20 survivors to Opening Night.
Nov 5, 2013  |  02:44

Fan Appreciation Day

The NBA and the Special Olympics team up for Fan Appreciation Day.
Oct 19, 2013  |  02:57

Fit For Life - Parfait

Fit For Life - Parfait
Aug 12, 2013  |  01:50

Fit For Life - Breakfast in Bread

Fit For Life - Breakfast in Bread
Aug 12, 2013  |  04:00

2012-2013 Lakers Community Relations Season Recap

Take a look at the 2012-2013 2012-2013 Lakers Community Relations Season Recap.
Aug 5, 2013  |  02:17

Read to Achieve with Darius Morris & Jodie Meeks

Darius Morris, Jodie Meeks and some of the Laker Girls participated in the Lakers Read to Achieve program.
May 16, 2013  |  04:49

Heal the Bay 2013

As part of Earth month, on April 6th 2013, the Los Angeles Lakers and East West Bank along with environmental group Heal the Bay teamed up in efforts to promote environmental awareness through a beach
May 13, 2013  |  03:33

7th Annnual "Freedom Through My Eyes"

This March, the Lakers and Lakers Youth Foundation continued their tradition as “champions on the court and in the community” by sponsoring a trip to Washington DC for winners of the seventh annual La
Apr 24, 2013  |  06:32

Fruit Tree Giveaway with Steve Nash

The Lakers partnered with the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD), TreePeople and the Social Justice Learning Institute (SJLI) for their 2013 Fruit Tree Giveaway Festival.
Apr 4, 2013  |  03:48

ECO All-Star Tips - Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol talks about a Lakers ECO All-Star tip.
Mar 28, 2013  |  00:24

ECO All-Star Tips - Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant talks about a Lakers ECO All-Star tip.
Mar 28, 2013  |  00:23

ECO All-Star Tips - Steve Blake

Steve Blake talks about a Lakers ECO All-Star tip.
Mar 28, 2013  |  00:15

Fit for Life with Chef Marsh Mokhtari - Green Eggs and Ham

Fit for Life Chef Marsh Mokhtari shows how to make a healthy Green Eggs and Ham breakfast.
Mar 18, 2013  |  03:25

Make A Wish Tour

Make A Wish foundation and the Lakers team up to give Jason his dream of meeting the Lakers and taking a tour of the Lakers facility.
Mar 7, 2013  |  03:45

Fit for Life - El Segundo

Fit for Life - El Segundo
Mar 6, 2013  |  08:20

Junior Lakers Hollenbeck Clinic and Court Dedication

The Lakers Youth Foundation dedicated a new basketball court and hosted a clinic at the Hollenbeck Youth Center.
Jan 28, 2013  |  03:14

Fit For Life - Metta World Peace

Metta World Peace pledges to be NBA Fit as part of the NBA Fit For Life Week.
Jan 25, 2013  |  00:17

Fit For Life - Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol tells us about a few things we can do to stay Fit For Life.
Jan 25, 2013  |  00:22

6th Annual Freedom Through My Eyes

The Lakers and Lakers Youth Foundation sponsored a trip to Washington DC for winners of the sixth annual Lakers “Freedom Through My Eyes” Art/Essay Contest.
Jan 10, 2013  |  09:37


As part of "Season of Giving" presented by East West Bank the Los Angeles Lakers participated in an Adopt-A-Family program with LAUSD’s Homeless Education Program.
Jan 8, 2013  |  09:45

Lakercitos Basketball Clinic - La Fayette Park

James Worthy and Darius Morris helped out at the Lakercitos Clinic
Oct 19, 2012  |  02:49

Metta World Peace at Lakercitos Clinic

Metta World Peace was at the Lakercitos Clinic in Hawthorne on 7/28/12
Sep 5, 2012  |  01:35

Lakercitos Basketball Clinic - Pacoima

Lakercitos clinic in Pacoima with TWC SportsNet Announcer Bill MacDonald, TWC Deportes Analyst Francisco Pinto and TWC Deportes Announcer Adrian Garcia Marquez
Aug 31, 2012  |  07:42