FRESNO - Ahead of their return home to Chukchansi Park Saturday, the Foxes spent the afternoon visiting patients and connecting with staff at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno Tuesday. As part of the club's #BuiltForFresno initiative, the visit's purpose was to help Los Zorros players and training staff learn about the wonderful work done by Community Medical Centers across the Valley and connect with those recovering in Community's care. Players, technical and front office staff and Fuego the Fox spent time visiting the hospital's rehabilitation, burn and pediatric units.
Players and head coach Adam Smith take a photo with the newest Fresno FC fan at Community Regional Medical Center
'We've said from the beginning that Fresno FC desires to be a club that's connected to and a part of the Central Valley community,' said Foxes GM Frank Yallop. 'Visits like this, especially with an organization that's a wonderful partner of the club, are a perfect way to make that happen. It's important for our players and staff to connect with people outside of the pitch and game day and we look forward to more of these in the future. '
Fresno FC returns to Chukchansi Park this Saturday, playing host to fellow playoff contender Reno 1868 FC on September 1st. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Tickets for the match are available at the Chukchansi Park Box Office or online at tickets.fresnofc.com.
Fresno Football Club, the Central Valley’s first professional soccer club, is a member of the United Soccer League (USL). The club hosts home matches at Chukchansi Park in beautiful downtown Fresno. FFC exists to provide a top-class, inclusive and dynamic sporting experience in one of the nation’s most diverse regions. For more information, visit FresnoFC.com.