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The MLS All-Star Game is tonight, and I have a favor to ask. Every year as part of the ASG festivities, each MLS team nominates a “Community MVP” from their city who does good works in their community, and highlights that good work. They then open up voting to the public on who should be the MLS Community MVP out of all those deserving finalists.

This year, my friend Keith Palau led an amazing project (that I got to play a (small) part in), and for that project, he was nominated as the 2017 Timbers’ Community MVP. If you are so inclined, I would love it if you would go here and vote for Keith to win the MLS Community MVP award; if he wins, it would mean a lot to me, to Keith, and to the kids he works with and their families. Voting is open until 10AM PT/1PM ET today. Vote early, vote often!

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