Category: In the News 64 posts found

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street Named Classy Awards Finalist

March 15, 2017

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program has been named a Classy Awards Finalist, one of the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017!… Read More

Grassroot Soccer World AIDS Day Gala Raises Over $1.1 Million for Youth

December 2, 2016

–Sir Alex Ferguson, Anastacia, Christen Press, James Nesbitt, Kieran Gibbs, Carlo Cudicini, and more galvanize the football community to change lives — On Thursday 1st… Read More

Football Stars, Business Leaders, and Media Unite at World AIDS Day Gala to Support Grassroot Soccer

December 2, 2015

Event raises £700,000 to support adolescent health initiatives in southern Africa. Read More

Grassroot Soccer Site Coordinator Tony Gubesa Speaks at United Nations Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 29, 2015

GRS Site Coordinator Tony Gubesa, right, speaks at UN event while moderator Richard Lui, MSNBC and NBC News Anchor, look on. On November… Read More

World Cup Champion Christen Press Inspires Youth on Visit to GRS Programs

November 28, 2015

  In November, Grassroot Soccer was delighted to welcome U.S. Women’s National Team Forward, World Cup Champion, Olympian, and GRS Pro Ambassador Christen Press… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Graduates, Coaches, Ambassador and Former Staff Part of Historic Zimbabwe Women’s National Team Qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics

October 26, 2015

On October 18, the Zimabwe Women’s National Football Team, known as “The Mighty Warriors” made history by defeating Cameroon 1-0 in the second leg of… Read More

GRS Change Agent Yamkela Nqweniso Honored as a Top Young South African

September 14, 2015

Young leader is affecting her peers and community in Khayelitsha... Read More

GRS Zimbabwe Girls Compete in Street Child World Cup

April 4, 2014

Team helps bring awareness to issues facing youth around the world... Read More

Grassroot Soccer plays with Barclays Legends at BPL Live Event

April 3, 2014

Huge Johannesburg event provides great exposure for GRS programming... Read More

GRS South Africa Wins Impumelelo Platinum Award

January 15, 2014

Award recognizes SKILLZ Street programme for girls, GRS contributions to improving lives of South Africans... Read More