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1 Million Pieces of Soccer Equipment Redistributed Through Passback

by Krista Washington | January 20, 2016

Thanks to the many dedicated individuals, soccer clubs, and organizations we’ve reached 1 million pieces of redistributed soccer equipment through Passback! We could not have accomplished this milestone without you. Your generous donations have given n...

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December 2015 All-Star: Our Supporters

by Kelly Clemens | December 31, 2015

Our December 2015 All-Stars are our supporters! You are change-makers who helped us inspire numerous children, families, and communities, and we thank you.

With your support, together we were able to positively impact tens of thousands of children in ...

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December 16, 2015 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION GRANTS $622,320 TO BENEFIT YOUTH IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the national model in sports-based youth development in underserved communities, announced today that it has awarded 24 grants totaling $622,320 to non-profit organizations serving over 26,700 children in underserved communities nationwide. Read More

December 16, 2015 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

BEYOND THE BELL KICKS OFF SOCCER ON NEW MINI-PITCH AT JOHN MUIR MIDDLE SCHOOL THANKS TO SUPPORT FROM DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP, KaBOOM! AND U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Aspiring soccer players in Los Angeles will have a unique new place to hone their skills thanks to a $15,000 Let’s Play Mini Pitch grant from Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), KaBOOM! and the U.S. Soccer Foundation. The grant enabled Beyond the Bell to install an acrylic soccer mini-pitch that will provide a safe place for children to play, to learn and to grow. A grand opening event for the new pitch is scheduled for Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 3:45 PST. Read More

December 9, 2015 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

THE SALVATION ARMY KICKS OFF SOCCER ON NEW MINI-PITCH AT THE SALVATION ARMY TORRANCE CORPS THANKS TO SUPPORT FROM DR PEPPER SNAPPLE GROUP, KaBOOM! AND U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION

TORRANCE, CA– Aspiring soccer players in Torrance will have a unique new place to hone their skills thanks to a $15,000 Let’s Play Mini Pitch grant from Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), KaBOOM! and the U.S. Soccer Foundation. The grant enabled The Salvation Army to install an acrylic soccer mini-pitch that will provide a safe place for children to play, to learn and to grow. A grand opening event for the new pitch is scheduled for Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 1 p.m. PST. Read More

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

MLS PLAYERS DIRECT FINE MONEY TO FIVE ADDITIONAL CHARITIES

Under its Collective Bargaining Agreement with MLS, the MLS Players Union donates certain fine monies collected from players to charities. Last September, the Union directed a portion of the 2014 fine money to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in honor of Luca DeLaGarza, who passed away as a result of a congenital heart condition. Today, the Executive Board of the Union has selected five additional worthy charities to receive donations from the 2014 fine money: Delete Blood Cancer, Leucan Laurentides-Lanaudière, the Special Olympics Unified Sports Program, the Teammates for Kids Foundation and the U.S. Soccer Foundation. Read More

October 27, 2015 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION APPOINTS JIM MESSINA TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation, the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States, today announced that Jim Messina, President & CEO of The Messina Group, has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Messina joins a board comprised of business and sports luminaries from former U.S. National Team players and Major League Soccer (MLS) executives to leaders in the world of business and government. Read More

October 22, 2015 | By U.S. Soccer Foundation

MINI-PITCH GRAND OPENING TO TAKE PLACE ON OCT. 22

The Philadelphia Union, U.S. Soccer Foundation, MLS Works, Adidas and Southern New Hampshire University will unveil a new mini soccer pitch in Chester, Pa. The new mini-pitch is part of the 20 for 20 Mini-Pitch Initiative that aims to offer children in underserved communities a safe place to play soccer. Read More

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