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Behind the Scenes

by Nora Hall | January 23, 2015

 

Ever wonder what goes on behind-the-scenes at the U.S. Soccer Foundation? No two days are ever quite the same! Here's a quick look into what we've been up to this week:


 

Testing out some new activities for the Soccer for Success curricculum





Team meetings...

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A Piece of the Puzzle

by Eric Ahearn | January 14, 2015

 

On September 15, 2000, Cathy Freeman, an aboriginal Australian track star, was given the honor of lighting the Olympic Torch during the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympic Games as a symbol of the desire for social reconciliation between whites and ...

For 13-year-old Louis Borsato of Centerville, Virginia, choosing a service project for his upcoming Bar Mitzvah was an easy decision. Soccer is a big part of Louis' life -- he's been playing for 9 years. So when missioned with a project that would help...

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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...

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