Category Archives: Sports and Social Responsibility

Alive & Kicking

Soccer and a vision for inclusion – Alive & Kicking

Our friends at Fair Trade Sports posted a great story about one of its partners, another friend of Sports Doing Good, Alive & Kicking. Both of these organizations make it…

Football for Hope

World Cup follow-up: Football for Hope

We have highlighted the Football for Hope centers that were a projected legacy of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Well, forget “projected.” It is happening! The “football for…

DreamCricket

Growing cricket’s participants and community

We came across a story that combines elements of sports, entrepreneurship, social responsibility and personal development. Perfect for this site! DreamCricket.com is a full-service cricket company, i.e. they offer news…

Up Top

Street soccer – a path taken to a better place

In anticipation of the 2010 Street Soccer USA Cup (July 30 – Aug. 1), we highlight a story by the Star Tribune’s Kristin Tillotson. In Kicking it home: A soccer…

Umniah Call Center Carting Event

Staff vs. Management – Both are winners

The company softball game. Professors vs. students. It’s fun to have some friendly competition. But as we continue on a more competitive, cut-throat, win and work at all costs society…

Guest Column – The Power of MMA

How MMA Clubs Help Keep Youths off the Streets By: Alexia Krause Teens growing up in troubled neighborhoods often find themselves drawn into seedy situations against their will. Whether it…

America.gov

Soccer for a better future. Yep, that’s the goal.

I am already depressed about the end of the World Cup. Let’s start the countdown to 2014!! Of course, there is so much to remember about the World Cup, on…

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Heeding the call of sports – Rugby’s Ben Cohen

Often you see mention of the “sounds and smell” of sports. That could mean the smell of the soccer/football field, the rich aroma of hot dogs, or the non-stop chants…

Mets

Volunteering return on investment? Immeasurable

Volunteering is a mindset, one that puts service to others front and center in one’s personal development. Winston Churchill said, “We make a living by what we get, but we…

FIFA's Hope for Football (and Football for Hope)

Our friends at sportanddev.com have created a page featuring projects built around or leveraging the 2010 World Cup. You can find that page by clicking here. (I was hoping there…