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Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month

This September 15 - October 15, Sounders FC celebrates Latinx Heritage Month by amplifying the voices of local Latinx experts, investing in Latinx communities, and supporting Latinx-owned small businesses.

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Join us and Intentionalist as we highlight and support local Latinx-owned restaurants! Each Friday between September 15 and October 15, Sounders will host a $250 tab at a local Latinx-owned restaurant that honors the heritage of a current Sounders FC player. Enjoy Peruvian food for Raúl, Brazilian cuisine for João Paulo, Guatemalan for the Broldans and more!

On September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8 and October 14, visit the featured restaurants to receive the Sounders FC x Intentionalist featured item. Click HERE for more information about the featured small businesses, deals and stories behind the restaurants.

Additionally, throughout the month, we encourage fans to Recommend Latinx! Post a review for your favorite Latinx-owned businesses on the Intentionalist website and be entered to win a prize pack, including an autographed Sounders FC jersey and Intentionalist gift card!

Sea Mar Museum of Chicano/a/Latino/a Culture

The Sea Mar Museum stands as a celebration of the rich history of Chicano/as and Latino/as in Washington State and showcases history from post-war immigration to present day. Each week from September 15 through October 15, those visiting the museum will be entered to win an autographed jersey from either Sounders FC or Santos Laguna. Plan your trip today!

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Sounders FC is an anti-racist organization. We are committed to using soccer as a tool to improve the systemic inequities that systemically harm Black youth; to identifying experts, listening to them and using our platform to amplify their voices; and to supporting local Black-owned businesses that have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Support BIPOC-Owned Businesses

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Sounders FC has teamed up with Intentionalist, an online guide to intentional spending that makes it easy to find and support small businesses and diverse local communities, for a year-long collaboration to consistently support and tell the stories of BIPOC-owned businesses.

Empower BIPOC Youth

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Sounders FC and RAVE Foundation have partnered with the Northwest African American Museum for ‘Books and Balls’ giveaways in historically marginalized communities throughout the year. RAVE Foundation provides a soccer ball to each youth, to give them access to sport and play, while NAAM provides children’s books curated by Black authors, illustrated by Black artists, and that center and affirm Black characters.

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