Category: Europe 37 posts found


Robert Pirès, International Soccer Star, Joins Grassroot Soccer as Ambassador

January 17, 2012

"Soccer becomes part of the solution." Read More

Grassroot Soccer Cheers on Team U.S.A. in World Cup Bid

July 10, 2011

GRS CEO Tommy Clark, M.D. attempts to complete his hat trick against… Read More

Bacary Sagna inspires millions as a Grassroot Soccer Ambassador

March 30, 2011

Bacary Sagna, right-back for the Arsenal football club and the French National Team, recently joined Grassroot Soccer as an ambassador. Read More

Grassroot Soccer’s Grace Lungu Featured in Independent Article with Elton John

December 5, 2010

Grace Lungu is 23-years-old and lives in Lusaka in Zambia. Like many people her age, she is passionate.... Read More

English Premier League and Comic Relief- South Africa and Zimbabwe

November 30, 2010

Everyday 3,800 men, women and children die from AIDS. And according to the UNAIDS 2010 Annual Report, half of all new HIV infections –… Read More

International Sports Programming Initiative- Malawi

November 30, 2010

Last week, GRS received a two year grant from the US State Department’s International Sports Programming Initiative (ISPI) to support Grassroot Soccer’s work in… Read More

Elton John AIDS Foundation Supports GRS South Africa

November 30, 2010

A Skillz Street team in Khayelitsha, South Africa. Building on their successful partnership in Zambia, Grassroot Soccer and the Elton John AIDS Foundation… Read More

GRS to Feature in British Airways Campaign

September 21, 2010

Last winter Grassroot Soccer won a Business Opportunities Grant from British Airways, providing the organization with 10 worldwide roundtrip tickets, 5 free global shipments,… Read More

Elton John Hosts Fundraiser for GRS

July 1, 2010

The following story appeared on eltonjohn.com on June 28, 2010. For the 12th consecutive year, Elton and David opened the doors of their… Read More

Elton John AIDS Foundation Funds Prevention, Testing and Treatment Project in Zambia

May 21, 2010

Sir Elton John smiles with GRS staff and Skillz Participants at the Football for Hope Center in Khayelitsha, South Africa. During a visit to… Read More