Category: In the News 64 posts found

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

The Grassroot Project Gains Momentum

May 6, 2010

The Grassroot Project, founded by former Grassroot Soccer intern Tyler Spencer, has recently been featured by many recognizable news sources and was awarded… Read More

United States Soccer Foundation Gala Supports GRS

March 19, 2010

GRS CEO Tommy Clark joined Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah "MamaLeah" Tutu for the Gala Dinner. In… Read More

IMF Managing Director Calls GRS “Inspirational”

March 12, 2010

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, made time during a whirlwind trip to South Africa to visit  Grassroot… Read More

GRS Coach Lunga Sidzumo Wins Mac Aids Fellowship

March 1, 2010

Lunga Sidzumo , co-founder of Ragball International, poses with a handmade ragball. As a young leader in the fight against HIV and AIDS, Grassroot… Read More

Methembe Ndlovu Wins Dartmouth College Social Justice Award

February 19, 2010

GRS Board Members Ric Lewis and Peter Grieve present the Martin Luther King Social Justice Award to GRS Co-Founder Methembe Ndlovu… Read More

GRS Wins British Airways Business Opportunity Grant

February 1, 2010

Grassroot Soccer was recently selected by British Airways to receive one of 100 Business Opportunities Grants.  The following is an excerpt… Read More

Football For Hope Centre Opens Its Doors To Khayelitsha And The World

December 8, 2009

FIFA president Joseph Blatter gives the final speech during the opening ceremonies. On Saturday, December 5, a day after the 2010… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Gives HIV the Red Card

December 8, 2009

With the eyes of the global soccer community fixed on Khayelitsha, South Africa, the December 5 Football for Hope Centre… Read More

Tommy Clark featured in the Scottish Daily Record

November 30, 2009

Seeing teammates die of AIDS convinced me to do something to stop spread of HIV, says goalie Tommy Clark Nov 16… Read More