FOX Sports San Diego set to host #GivingTuesday event

SAN DIEGO – FOX Sports San Diego (FSSD) announced plans to host a #GivingTuesday event to benefit After-School All-Stars San Diego (ASAS) on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Ultimate Skybox in DiamondView Tower.

The Mayor of San Diego Kevin Faulconer, San Diego Chargers’ Corey Liuget, Channel 93.3’s Frankie V. and Geena the Latina, U-T TV’s Kaushal Patel, FOX Sports San Diego and After-School All-Stars San Diego have joined forces for a global day dedicated to giving back. San Diegans are encouraged to be #UNselfie this holiday season and are asked to support health and wellness programs for underserved youth in San Diego County on #GivingTuesday. To learn more about ASAS’ #UNselfie campaign visit, sdafterschoolallstars.org/givingtuesday.

"We’re pleased to once again support After-School All-Stars and #GivingTuesday," said Henry Ford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, FOX Sports San Diego. "It’s inspiring to see so many celebrities in our community generously give their time to help raise awareness and funds for our very deserving youth. Funds raised allow for meaningful investment in the health and wellness of our local youth."

For the third straight year, celebrity supporters, charities, families, and businesses around the world will come together for one common purpose on #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Locally, Scott & Cronin LLP, ‘Do Good Mob’ – Carter Lay Charitable Fund, Ashford University and Bridgepoint Education have all committed to contribute to support After-School All-Stars San Diego’s #UNSelfie movement.  

"It’s wonderful to see the San Diego community rally around the success of children who are less fortunate," said Tyree Dillingham, Executive Director, After-School All-Stars San Diego. "There is nothing more #UNselfie than helping a fellow San Diegan. What a great way to start the Season of Giving."

FOX Sports San Diego and After-School All-Stars San Diego are asking San Diegans to support the campaign in a few different ways:  Donate an hour of time on Tuesday, Dec. 2 between the hours of 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM PST to make calls with celebrity guests at the Ultimate Skybox in the DiamondView Tower or direct donate to the movement here.

After-School All-Stars (ASAS) provides comprehensive after-school programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and life. The goal of ASAS is to identify and fuel student’s individual passions by tying their interests to tailored academic support, enrichment activities and sports. Learn more at http://sdafterschoolallstars.org.

About FOX Sports San Diego

FOX Sports San Diego is the exclusive local TV home of the San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Clippers, and Anaheim Ducks and features San Diego State University and University of San Diego athletics. FOX Sports San Diego also airs Chargers Insider, #SDLive, Aztec Football with Rocky Long, XTRA 1360 FOX Sports San Diego, and select programming from the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, and the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship®).  Serving sports fans in San Diego, Las Vegas, Honolulu, Palm Springs, Yuma, Tucson and Albuquerque FOX Sports San Diego reaches 2.4 million homes and is available on AT&T U-verse, Cox, DIRECTV, Dish and Time Warner Cable. For complete regional sports coverage and channel listings, log-on to www.foxsportssandiego.com.