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  • February 19, 2015

    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

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

    Latest grant cycle to support soccer programs and field-building initiatives in 16 states

    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

    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

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

    Funding will Support the Foundation's Nationally-Recognized Youth Mentoring Program

    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

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

    Corporate Partnership Furthers the Foundation's Mission to Deliver Positive Health and Social Outcomes for Youth in Urban, Underserved Communities Throughout the United States

    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

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

    Nationally-Recognized Afterschool Program Helps Combat Children's Health Issues and Juvenile Delinquency in more than 30 Cities Across the United States

    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

    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

    Latest Grant Cycle Supports Soccer Programs and Field-Building Initiatives in Seven States

    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

    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

    State-of-the-art field to provide local youth with a safe & accessible place to play

    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

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

    Cheer for U.S. Mens National Team and celebrate the World Cup while benefiting the U.S. Soccer Foundations Soccer for Success program

    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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