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If You Build It...

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...

In the spirit of #GivingTuesday, we’re asking our supporters to join our 20 x 20 campaign and donate $20 to help us continue impacting the lives of children for another 20 years. Need more reasons to get involved? Check out our list of 20 reasons to do...

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Thankful

by Nora Hall | November 26, 2014

 

As we begin to celebrate the holiday season, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on all that we have to be grateful for and to thank each and every one of you for your support throughout the year. Here are just a few of the reasons we’re feeling part...

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The Power of a Coach

by Elliot Howe | November 20, 2014

 

In third grade I met my new coach, Philip Gyau. That season, Coach Philip not only became my coach, he quickly became a mentor - someone I wanted to emulate in all aspects of life. Coach Philip taught me how to dribble with my right foot and he taught ...

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      Angela Hucles is a two-time Olympic gold medalist from Virginia Beach, VA. Her philanthropic efforts include serving as a member of the Foundation's Players' Advisory Council, while focusing on enhancing life-skill education for young girls through the game of soccer.

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