Category: In the News 66 posts found


GRASSROOT SOCCER PARTNERS WITH LEVI STRAUSS & CO. TO COMBINE SOCCER AND HIV PREVENTION IN WORLD CUP CAMP

June 24, 2010

Skillz Holiday program delivers HIV prevention education for employees’ children CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (June… Read More

ESPN & GRS TEAM UP TO CELEBRATE 2010 WORLD CUP

June 8, 2010

Bob Sager, Angelique Kidjo, and Bill Miles smile during the ESPN event in New York. On May 12, 2010, ESPN brought the global… 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

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