Kids play on the new LEGO mini-pitch in Albuquerque, NM
Let soccer do what soccer does.

Together, we can give millions of kids from underserved communities safe places to grow, thrive and build confidence for life.

Our Impact

Jameer's Story

After experiencing a personal loss, Jameer found an outlet for grief through soccer with the help of his family and Coach Jason.

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  • Girl smiling and holding soccer ball
    "I like soccer because the coaches don’t just teach us about soccer. They also teach us other things like how to deal with stress and eat right."


    Soccer for Success participant

  • Jesus smiling
    “Soccer for Success has helped my son live a more active and healthier life. It has helped him make new friends and get along with other kids. It has also made him a better soccer player and have more confidence in himself.”


    Soccer for Success parent

  • Imani Dorsey smiling
    “Mini-pitches are a safe space for anyone at any level of experience to discover the game of soccer and the community that comes with it. The mini-pitches are a place of joy, inspiration, and exploration.”

    Imani Dorsey

    professional athlete & BWPC board member

  • “As a coach-mentor, I have seen firsthand the dramatic improvements soccer has made in the lives of so many kids. Nothing beats being surrounded by teammates who support you. That’s the value of a program like Soccer for Success.”


    Soccer for Success coach-mentor

More Than Just a Pitch

Underserved communities are 4x more likely to lack recreational facilities. By creating mini-pitches, we are increasing access to soccer and strengthening communities.

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Impact & Benefits

Our work creates stronger communities by improving the health and well-being of children.

  • 99%say they’re more active after installing a mini-pitch
  • 98%say the community feels safer after installing a mini-pitch
  • 81%of kids feel better about their future
  • 74%of kids stay away from gangs
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A Place to Just Ball

A place to be themselves. Role models. Free access to soccer. Just Ball League offers these things and more to youth living in underserved communities who otherwise might not have these opportunities.

Just Ball in Action
Girls playing soccer

Program: Just Ball League

Coach Asha's Story

Coach Asha wasn’t sure she could be a coach-mentor since she wasn’t a soccer expert. But she didn’t let that stop her and inspired her team along the way.

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Impact Reports

Soccer for Success Evaluation

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Cal Endowment Case Study

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Mini-Pitch Impact Report

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1 million kids. 1,000 places to play. We're making soccer everyone's game.

Big Partners, Bigger Impact

Our work is made possible by a broad network of partners committed to social impact and underserved communities.