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Worth 1,000: ‘Changing the World Through Soccer’ Photo Essay

October 13, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Where in the world is Ethan Zohn? Tracking down the Grassroot Soccer co-founder can be a tricky task. His latest… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Presents at International HIV Adolescence Workshop

October 13, 2017

JOHANNESBURG — In early October, 125 adolescent health advocates from 25 countries gathered in South Africa for the first International HIV Adolescence workshop. The… Read More

“Young People Can Change South Africa”: On International Youth Day, a Call to Action

August 11, 2017

There’s a chance you’ve heard the name Yamkela Nqweniso. The seventeen-year-old Grassroot Soccer graduate and volunteer is, among other accomplishments, an HIV youth ambassador,… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Co-Founder Ethan Zohn Launches ‘Two Guys Marathon for Millions’ Campaign with Running Legend

October 24, 2011

Grassroot Soccer Co-Founder Ethan Zohn and ING NYC Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi are challenging themselves to a crowd-fundraising duel to benefit their favorite charities โ€“… Read More

Generation Skillz Program Featured on BBC Radio’s “Health Check”

May 23, 2011

Grassroot Soccer's Generation Skillz program was recently featured on BBC Radio's Health Check. Read More

Win a Special THOR Prize Pack!

May 9, 2011

If you missed your chance to win a free screening of THOR, weโ€™ve got a little bit more for you THOR fans. From May… Read More

Ulwazi Cup HIV Counseling and Testing Tournament a Big Success

May 5, 2011

Youth and community members in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, spend a day filled with football, fun, and HIV awareness. Read More

Grassroot Soccer Takes the Win at NYFEST

April 26, 2011

Grassroot Soccer, led by GRS co-founder Ethan Zohn, took home the winnerโ€™s trophy in the 1st Annual NYFEST. Read More

Grassroot Soccer Commemorates Human Rights Day in South Africa with HIV Counseling and Testing Soccer Tournament

March 30, 2011

GRS coaches with Bafana Bafana star Teko Modis at the Soweto HCT testing tournament On March 21st, Grassroot Soccer held its second ever… Read More

Castrol Supports 8 Skillz Holiday Programs in South Africa

October 26, 2009

The following is a press release from Castrol highlighting Skillz Holiday Programs funded by Castrol in October 2009… Read More