The annual Sports Swap raised about $6,000 on Nov. 14, defying organizers’ expectations during the pandemic.
Families happily walked away with sports gear purchased at bargain prices. Funds raised will be equally split between Laguna Beach High School PTA and Thurston Middle School PTA.
James Azadian, president of the High School PTA, said it was one of the most well attended Sports Swaps ever with a line that went out the stadium gate and down the street.
“You could see the smiling faces through their masks, as so many people commented on how much this community event means to them and how happy they were to be a part of Sports Swap this year,” Azadian wrote in an email.Firebrand Media LLC wants comments that advance the discussion, and we need your help to accomplish this mission. Debate and disagreement are welcomed on our platforms but do it with respect. We won't censor comments we disagree with. Viewpoints from across the political spectrum are welcome here. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, our community is not obliged to host all comments shared on its website or social media pages, including:
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