In partnership with Puyallup Tribe’s Emerald Queen Casino, Sounders FC will donate proceeds from the first 30 days of Jimi Hendrix kit sales from mlsstore.com and all Pro Shop locations to five local nonprofit organizations.
These organizations have pledged to use these funds to do one or more of the following, in alignment with Sounders FC’s social justice framework:
- Empower local BIPOC youth
- Provide equitable access to sports, art and music for local BIPOC youth
- Honor the legacy of Jimi Hendrix
This kit gives back to the following nonprofit organizations:
The vision of the Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation is to create a community space inspired by the electrifying music and story of Jimi Hendrix. To create a gathering place for individuals of diverse backgrounds and ages to celebrate cultural heritage, experience community pride, and enjoy innovative educational programming.
MoPOP’s mission is to make creative expression a life-changing force by offering experiences that inspire and connect our communities.
NAAM’s mission is to spread knowledge, understanding, and enjoyment of the histories, arts, and cultures of people of African descent for the enrichment of all. We accomplish our mission by working with others to:
- Present and preserve the connections between the Pacific Northwest and people of African descent; and to
- Investigate and celebrate Black experiences in America through exhibitions, programs, and events.
RAVE Foundation believes that play is human, and that it is every child’s right. RAVE envisions a region abundant with opportunities for free play where we all work together to use soccer as a vehicle to foster wellness, inspire learning and strengthen connections to community.
The TPS Indian Education Program is committed to connecting families of Native American students with culture, community and education.