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by Jim Hannesschlager | December 17, 2014

2014 was a big year for our Safe Places to Play program. In the last 12 months, we’ve awarded more than $2,000,000 in grants to local communities to help create safe play spaces and celebrated the opening of more than 30 new fields and mini-pitches in ...

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Small Acts of Kindness

by Kelly Clemens | December 5, 2014

The holiday season is a time of joy, reunions, love, hope, traveling, gifting and shopping. However, the continual stream of emails, advertisements and commercials surround us, as we focus on buying the latest and greatest products before the mob of sh...

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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

October 1, 2014 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION, LA GALAXY FOUNDATION & BROTHERHOOD CRUSADE TO UNVEIL ALGIN SUTTON FIELD IN SOUTH LOS ANGELES

The U.S. Soccer Foundation, in collaboration with the LA Galaxy Foundation, Brotherhood Crusade, City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks, the Leon Lowenstein Foundation, the Cal South Foundation, and the California Endowment will unveil a new synthetic turf soccer field at the Algin Sutton Recreation Center, in South Los Angeles, on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. The field unveiling will include an opening ceremony with remarks from local dignitaries and partners, in addition to an LA Galaxy soccer clinic with local youth in the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success program. Read More

September 22, 2014

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION GRANTS MORE THAN $511,000 TO BENEFIT YOUTH SOCCER & COMMUNITIES NATIONWIDE

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, announced today it has awarded nine grants totaling more than $511,000 to non-profit organizations serving youth in underserved communities across the nation. Read More

July 21, 2014 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION, BOSTON PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AND AMERICA SCORES BOSTON TO UNVEIL LOPRESTI SOCCER FIELD IN EAST BOSTON WITH OPENING REMARKS BY MAYOR MARTIN J. WALSH

Boston, MA - The U.S. Soccer Foundation, Boston Parks and Recreation Department and America SCORES Boston will unveil a new state-of-the-art soccer field at LoPresti Park in Boston, MA on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 to many of the local youth who live in the East Boston area, marking the completion of the first phase of a $1.1 million project. Read More

June 11, 2014 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION TO HOST WORLD CUP WATCH PARTY AT TOWN TAVERN IN WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 22

Washington, DC - In honor of the U.S. Men’s National Team playing Portugal in the group stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, will host a World Cup watch party at Town Tavern on June 22, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Admission is free, but a suggested $5.00 donation may be made to support the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success program. Soccer for Success is a free afterschool program that uses soccer as a tool to address children’s health issues and juvenile delinquency, while promoting healthy lifestyles in urban underserved communities. Read More

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