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News Release

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Media Relations

LAPD Officers Play the Skid Row All Stars at the 4th Annual Midnight Mission Basketball Game

What:
Community Event and Canned Food Drive

When:
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
4:00 p.m.- LAPD Officers serve 500 meals to homeless guests (Main Dining Hall)
6:20 Basketball game begins (Midnight Mission’s 2nd Floor Gymnasium)

Where:
Midnight Mission
601 South San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, California 90014

Who:
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck
Basketball Players from:
The Midnight Mission
The Weingart Center
The Union Rescue Mission
Gladys Park

Why:
To bring together the public, law enforcement and homeless communities in an effort to strengthen relationships and bring awareness to those in need.  In addition, a canned food drive will begin on the day of the event.  Drop off locations include:

The Midnight Mission
601 S. San Pedro Street            
Los Angeles, CA  90014

LAPD Police Administration Building
100 West First Street, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA  90012

Contact:
For more information, please call Mai Lee, Director of Community and Government Affairs, The Midnight Mission at 213-624-4588 / 310-402-2874, or visit: www.midnightmission.org.  You may also call LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.

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