Double your impact by donating to GRS programs today! You can be an Agent of Change by making a gift to benefit young people in Africa to fulfill their potential and drive towards their dreams. Your gift, if made before 20th December, will be matched! #AgentsofChange.
Ending stigma is the right choice: For A Schoolboy With AIDS, A Principal Opened Doors By Opening His Arms (via NPR)
Our World AIDS Day Gala was an incredible success. Big names who attended included David Beckham, England International Kieran Gibbs, and Rio Ferdinand, GRS Pro Ambassadors Freddie Ljungberg and Robert Pirès, alongside other well-known public figures, such as Sir Alex Ferguson and USA International Oguchi Ongyewu. Read our story on it
"You're playing soccer but at the same time you're learning."
"I am an agent of change."
Our co-founder Ethan Zohn is heading into the last lap on his #42for42 fundraising for our programs in Africa! Let's hit that $42k goal! Click. Donate. Empower young people to live healthier lives. https://www.crowdrise.com/Ethans42ndBirthday/event/donate
Cool story about the 3 Grassroot Soccer alums & coaches headed to the 2016 Olympics!
EPL legend & World Cup Winner donned GRS colors at a charity event in London as he gave his take on who will win the EPL this year (pssssssst, he thinks Arsenal)
Happy Birthday to co-founder Ethan Zohn today who is right in the middle of a fundraising/ marathon (next up Seattle!) push- all to benefit GRS programs! To help Ethan celebrate his 42nd birthday and to support the Grassroot Soccer team with a tax-free donation, please visit:
We need to treat girls with dignity: For Some Teen Girls, Surviving A Rape Can Mean Losing An Education (via NPR)
Time is running out to win tickets to Live with Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan. Donate to Grassroot Soccer.
Thank you Brown Men's Soccer Bears for jumping in to help youth in Africa access health info!
Yale Bulldogs football was involved in a cracker of a game but suffered heartbreaking defeat this weekend. However, they did raise funds for GRS Programs and that's just brilliant. Pictured here is former GRS intern, Jeff Devereux. Fantastic effort from everyone. Thanks a million!
Congrats to Nicoleta who is in training for her very first TCS New York City Marathon! A former soccer player with the University of Vermont, we are thrilled she is now running for GRS in New York.
Superb & exciting developments in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with the general public opening of the wonderful Jakaya M. Kikwete Youth Park only days away! This park will have soccer, basketball, hockey, all on fantastic surfaces.
Hats off to the excellent efforts of the Oberlin College Men's Soccer team who togged out and kicked some ball for Grassroot Soccer programs this weekend! While going down on a 0-1 scoreline, the winners will always be the kids who will benefit from this generous fundraising!
Coaches are out in the field in Nigeria thanks to support from the XOM Foundation & the M·A·C AIDS Fund