Category: In the News 66 posts found


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

24 Hour Barefoot Tournament Features in Boston Herald

September 7, 2010

The following is a Boston Herald article written by Bruce Lerch on September 2,  2010. Click here to read the original… Read More

GRS Wins Nike and Ashoka’s Changemakers Regional Competition

September 2, 2010

(Washington, DC – August 25, 2010)  Nike and Ashoka’s Changemakers today announced the three global winners and three regional winners in the Changing Lives… Read More

GRS Wins “How is Socialwok helping you?” Contest

August 26, 2010

Grassroot Soccer recently won the “How is Socialwok helping you?” contest for the innovative use of Socialwok and Google Apps for… Read More

GRS Features on National Public Radio

July 29, 2010

Grassroot Soccer’s Football For Hope Centre was featured in a National Public Radio (NPR) Broadcast on July 27, 2010. Click here… Read More

Study Finds Football Programs are Preventing Spread of HIV

July 19, 2010

A study of Grassroot Soccer and other football for development projects, conducted by Coxswain Social Investment as part of the Football For an HIV Free… Read More

GRS Official Charity Partner of Women’s Professional Soccer

July 16, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA & NEW YORK, NY (July 13, 2010) – Grassroot Soccer (GRS) and Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) are pleased to announce their… Read More

GRS Port Elizabeth Features in Vanity Fair

July 12, 2010

The following is an article published 9 July, 2010 by Austin Merrill on VanityFair.com. Perie Zabathempu has begun her weeks… Read More

GRS Coaches Meet FIFA President at World Cup Game

July 6, 2010

Not only did five Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Coaches get a chance to see the Uruguay v Ghana quarterfinal match at Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium,… 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