In the course of just seven years, the philanthropic event has become remarkably popular and helped inspire other giving days around the country.
The Colorado Rapids traded the 35-year-old midfielder's rights to the Los Angeles Galaxy in exchange for the Galaxy's first-round pick in the 2017 draft and a conditional pick in the 2018 draft, the team announced Tuesday.
Colorado Gives Day outdid itself again in 2016, raising $33.8 million in 24 hours for Colorado nonprofits
Donors worldwide contributed $33.8 million to Colorado charities on Colorado Gives Day.
Established in 2010, Colorado Gives Day is designed to encourage online philanthropy statewide. There are charities for nearly every taste.
The Colorado Rapids are the second-best team in the MLS, but they only have one player in tonight’s MLS All-Star Game
The MLS All-Stars take on Arsenal FC at 5:30 p.m.
Colorado Rapids midfielder Jermaine Jones picked up a red card in the U.S. Men's team's win over Ecuador last week.