Category: News 293 posts found


Quinton Fortune Joins Grassroot Soccer as a Global Ambassador

March 22, 2018

We are excited to announce that decorated footballer and former Bafana Bafana player Quinton Fortune has joined Grassroot Soccer as an official Global Ambassador. Quinton… Read More

Quinton Fortune Visits Grassroot Soccer

February 22, 2018

Former Manchester United star and renowned South Africa soccer player Quinton Fortune returned home to South Africa and visited Grassroot Soccer’s innovative adolescent… Read More

Fashion Forward: A Hood for Good

December 12, 2017

Lilly Becker and Jack Ellis The NOHOODINOYONI (no glove, no love) campaign brings together fashion designers, soccer legends, musicians, and models to raise funds… Read More

“Ending AIDS is in our Hands”: GRS Zambia Wins Big at the 2017 Champions Awards

December 7, 2017

Editor’s note: The following is a message distributed by David Kapata, GRS Zambia Programmes Manager, following the applause-worthy win on December 6, 2017. David… Read More

Stars Come Out to Mark World AIDS Day at Grassroot Soccer Gala

December 2, 2017

David Beckham and Rachel Riley headline fundraising event LONDON, ENGLAND — On Friday 1st December, to mark this year’s World AIDS Day, celebrities, footballers, and… Read More

Grassroot Soccer South Africa Recognised at 2017 Western Cape Government Awards

December 1, 2017

CAPE TOWN – Grassroot Soccer SA is honoured to be recognised at the 2017 … Read More

Reflections on the New York City Marathon 2017

November 16, 2017

Pam Miles, events coordinator for Grassroot Soccer, reflects on how the NYC Marathon changes lives. Any marathon brings with… Read More

“For all the Voiceless Voices”: 5 Takeaways from WLGH 2017

November 14, 2017

The Women Leaders in Global Health (WLGH) conference is in its inaugural year, although the numbers might suggest otherwise. Held at Stanford University on… Read More

365 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 8, 2017

The following is adapted from a longer work by Pulane Baloyi, Managing Director of Grassroot Soccer South Africa, in connection with the international 16… Read More

Chicago Marathon’s Team GRS Provides 600+ Adolescents with Life-changing Education

November 1, 2017

Sam Todd runs the 2017 Chicago Marathon on Team GRS Pam Miles, events coordinator for Grassroot Soccer, shares why the Chicago Marathon is not… Read More