The Match Recap In a race to the finish, the Republicans came out victorious against the Democrats in the 7th annual Congressional Soccer Match. Throughout the evening, embassy employees, Hill staffers, Members of Congress, professional athletes, and soccer fans demonstrated their support of the Foundation’s life-changing programs. Read More O’Reilly Round-Up Ahead of the Women’s […]

Ahead of the 7th annual Congressional Soccer Match, we sat down with the co-chairs of the Congressional Soccer Caucus to learn more about how soccer has impacted their lives and those of their families. The Co-Chairs:The Honorable Don Bacon (R-NE 2nd District)The Honorable Kathy Castor (D-FL 14th District)The Honorable Darin LaHood (R-IL 18th District)The Honorable […]

Ten years ago, Luz’s daughter – the oldest sibling in the family – started playing soccer with the Illinois Youth Soccer Association (IYSA). Luz’s two sons followed suit soon after. This was an opportunity to play the game they all loved, but what Luz and her family could not have foreseen was the greater impact […]

Celebrating 25 Years We celebrated our 25-year history with partners, supporters, professional athletes, and soccer fans and honored those who are committed to helping us make soccer #EveryonesGame. Take A Look Creating Safe Places to Play We recently announced our spring 2019 Safe Places to Play grant recipients. These projects will provide safe play spaces for more than 55,500 youth. Interested […]

Reaching Her Potential It’s time for program grants! This year’s program grants, supported by Johnson & Johnson, seek to elevate female youth participation rates in the U.S. Grant recipients will inspire female participants to build confidence, leadership skills, and self-esteem through intentional soccer programming. Apply today before the deadline on April 2nd! APPLY NOW Partner Praise […]

The 13th annual Urban Soccer Symposium hosted leaders in the sports-based youth development field from across the nation on March 15-17 in Washington, D.C. Throughout the weekend, attendees were audience to a host of presentations and workshops whose primary messages embodied the event’s theme, “Sport Without Barrier: Changing the Narrative.” Some attendees started event weekend […]

Learn from the Best Don’t miss your chance to hear from former U.S. National Team players Danielle Fotopoulos, Briana Scurry, Charlie Davies, and Maurice Edu at this year’s Urban Soccer Symposium, presented by Soccer Shots!  REGISTER Hitting the Target in Florida Along with Orlando and Tampa, Miami has two new Safe Places to Play! These mini-pitches are […]

Many residents of metropolitan Syracuse are refugees who have come to the U.S. from countries like Turkey, Uganda, Rwanda, and Nepal. David Pittman, Programs and Development Manager at the YWCA of Syracuse & Onondaga County, has not always called Syracuse home. But, having grown up in Spain, soccer has always played an important role in […]

Thousands of Kids to Benefit We recently announced our fall 2018 Safe Places to Play grant recipients. When completed, these projects will provide safe play spaces for at least 36,170 youth and adults. Learn more about the grant recipients here and apply for the spring 2019 grant cycle by January 25. APPLY TODAY Meet Like-Minded Leaders Join […]

In the fall of 2013, America SCORES Bay Area became an official Soccer for Success partner. At the time – and up until just recently – the organization offered opportunities for boys and girls to participate in all-boys teams or on coed teams, but the need for an all-girls team soon became evident. “We’ve always […]