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Educating the Whole Child

by Kevin Hiler | February 23, 2015

Prior to coming to the U.S. Soccer Foundation, I worked as a middle school English and History teacher in Los Angeles, CA, and Washington, DC. In both locations, the majority of my students lacked access to enrichment opportunities, like afterschool sp...

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Soccer Goal Safety Tips from Kwik Goal

by Kwik Goal | February 17, 2015

Kwik Goal is proud to once again be a Corporate Partner of the U.S. Soccer Foundation. We look forward to supporting the Foundation with several initiatives, including Soccer for Success, Safe Places to Play, and the standard Grants program.

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February 19, 2015 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

HELLAS CONSTRUCTION AND U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION IMPACT OVER 30,000 CHILDREN IN FIRST YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, and Hellas Construction, today announced that in the first year of their partnership, they have provided a safe place to play to over 30,000 children in cities across the nation. Read More

February 3, 2015 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION GRANTS NEARLY $1,300,000 TO BENEFIT YOUTH SOCCER IN COMMUNITIES NATIONWIDE

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, today announced it has awarded 31 grants totaling nearly $1,300,000 to non-profit organizations serving youth in underserved communities across the nation – an increase of over $800,000 in grants awarded in the previous grant cycle. Read More

January 28, 2015 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION, KaBOOM! AND DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP AWARD OVER $100,000 IN GRANTS TO BUILD SAFE PLACES TO PLAY

WASHINGTON, DC, January, 28 2015 – The U.S. Soccer Foundation, KaBOOM!, and Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) today announced the 2014 Let’s Play Mini Pitch grant recipients, totaling over $100,000 in funding to install hard-surface mini soccer pitches in communities across the country. These mini pitches will provide safe places for children in underserved and under resourced communities to play, to learn and to grow through the game of soccer. Read More

January 6, 2015 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION RECEIVES $1 MILLION GRANT FROM OFFICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, today announced it has received an award of $1 million in funding over two years from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). The Foundation was one of eight organizations selected to receive funding under the “Group Mentoring” category for the 2015 – 2016 fiscal year. The grant will be used to support the Foundation’s Soccer for Success program in six cities nationwide. Read More

November 24, 2014 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES TWO-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH KWIK GOAL

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, today announced a two-year corporate partnership with Kwik Goal, one of the largest manufacturers of soccer goals and field equipment in the country. The two organizations will partner to bring the game of soccer to children, in urban, underserved communities, who don’t have the resources to play and therefore receive the sport’s health and social benefits. Read More

October 20, 2014 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION KICKS OFF 2014-2015 SOCCER FOR SUCCESS PROGRAM YEAR

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, announced today that it has kicked off the 2014-2015 season of Soccer for Success in more than 30 cities across the country. Soccer for Success is a free afterschool sports-based, youth development program created by the U.S. Soccer Foundation that uses soccer as a tool to improve the health and behavioral outcomes for children in underserved, urban communities. Read More

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