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Independence To Help Host Alianza Contigo In Support Of The Hispanic Community This Saturday

By CJ Bradley , 10/22/20, 1:15PM EDT

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With the support of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, Alianza Contigo will take place this Saturday, October 24th from 9am to 1pm at Ramblewood Soccer Complex.

CHARLOTTE - Alianza de Futbol, the largest and most prestigious soccer program in the U.S. has been supporting Hispanic soccer communities for 16 years by providing free and low-cost soccer events for youth and adults. Despite the 2020 Alianza de Futbol tour being sidelined by the Coronavirus, Alianza de Futbol continues its dedication to the Hispanic community by launching Alianza Contigo in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Alianza Contigo will be a touchless experience allowing families to drive-thru and receive free food and household items in a safe environment. Food will be provided by the Allstate Sueño Alianza Food Pantry in partnership with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, that will donate 2,000 meal boxes, and household items will be provided by the Verizon Copa Alianza Household Pantry in partnership with Good360, the global leader in product philanthropy and purposeful giving.

Brandon Miller and Clay Dimick are amongst the Independence first team players to have joined forces with both clubs to volunteer at Saturday's event. 

When: Saturday, October 24th from 9am to 1pm

Where: Ramblewood Soccer Complex (10200 Nations Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28273)

For more information and volunteer opportunities visit alianzadefutbol.com.    

ABOUT ALIANZA DE FUTBOL: Founded in 2004 by BRC Group, Alianza de Futbol Hispano is the leading national organization dedicated to the support and development of amateur Hispanic soccer in the United States. Alianza de Futbol empowers Hispanic soccer communities, families, and soccer players by providing the most prestigious adult tournaments and scouting programs that help Hispanics to reach their full soccer potential and succeed in education, life, and work.

ABOUT THE CHARLOTTE INDEPENDENCE: The Charlotte Independence professional soccer team joined the United Soccer League (USL) Championship as an expansion team in September 2014. An ownership group led by Jim McPhilliamy, the President & Managing Partner of Major League Lacrosse’s Charlotte Hounds, acquired the USL franchise rights from the Charlotte Eagles. McPhilliamy and his investment group founded Queen City Sports Club with the goal of making Charlotte a better place to live through annual increases in both the quality and quantity of events that are provided for the community.

In the fall of 2018, Queen City Sports Club and the Charlotte Independence signed a 10-year lease to move to American Legion Memorial Stadium following a revitalization of the historic landmark set for the spring of 2021.

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