Thanks to the many dedicated individuals, soccer clubs, and organizations we’ve reached 1 million pieces of redistributed soccer equipment through Passback! We could not have accomplished this milestone without you. Your generous donations have given new life to equipment stored in garages and locker rooms, and have provided the game to children who need it […]

IN THE KNOW: JUNE 2015 It’s been a busy month so far – a World Cup Watch Party, the release of our ground-breaking study, new grantees announced, and more! Check it out! 2015 Women’s World Cup Watch Party On June 8th, we joined the Embassy of Australia in hosting a public watch party at CityCenterDC […]

The results are in! We are thrilled to share with you the positive health results of an independent evaluation of our nationally recognized afterschool program, Soccer for Success. The evaluation, supported by the Social Innovation Fund (SIF), a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), examined the health and fitness outcomes of children participating in […]

IN THE KNOW: MAY 2015 A new Soccer for Success initiative to engage girls; an exciting partnership; a field opening & more! 250 Girls in East LA to Join Soccer for Success On May 20th, the U.S. Soccer Foundation joined NIKE, U.S. Soccer, and the Mia Hamm Foundation at the Weingart YMCA in Los Angeles to announce a partnership to […]

Under the bright lights of historic RFK Stadium, the U.S. Soccer Foundation celebrated the third year of the Capital Soccer Classic, presented by NIKE.  A family-friendly event supporting the Foundation’s sport-based youth development programs, the Classic captured soccer’s vibrant energy through different components, including an Embassy Tournament, Congressional Match, and a Staffer Tournament. Representatives from […]

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 donate to the Foundation! 1. To celebrate 20 years […]

Today, the U.S. Soccer Foundation is featured on the “Make a Difference” module, on the AOL.com homepage! Every day, one non-profit from around the country is featured on AOL.com and given the opportunity to showcase their work to a large audience. This is a great opportunity for the Foundation and we can’t thank AOL enough […]

One of our favorite things about soccer is how it connects people from all walks of life in a fun and meaningful way. It’s not just a game – it’s the world’s game; it’s our game. Whether you’re a player, a coach, a parent, or a fan, we all have a connection to the game […]

This year, we’re turning 20! Since 1994, we’ve been working hard to grow the game right here in the United States. This year, in honor of our 20th anniversary, we’re sharing the story of the beautiful game – from the grassroots level to the pros. Join us as we celebrate the game and the soccer […]

Shivering, I touched the weather app on my phone to determine why my face felt like it was going to crack into a million pieces. The number glaring back at me almost brought me to my knees. Five. It was five degrees on the morning that Sporting KC and Real Salt Lake were going to […]