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6 unsung heroes

Sports Doing Good Newsletter, #245

Jan. 8 – Jan. 14, 2017 Welcome to week two hundred and forty-five of the Sports Doing Good newsletter. This week’s 10 stories include: Coming Home: How Soccer Without Borders…


Video: Margatania, FC – The Little Team sends some big messages

Part of the motivation of creating Sports Doing Good was to create a spot positioned away from or in contrast to stories that are negative in nature, or worse, absolutely…

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Responsiball – giving football/soccer leagues another thing to compete on

No surprise, but when it comes to sports competitions, or any competition for that matter, people want to win. Yes, there is great value in participating – we have highlighted…


Patrice Millet, a CNN hero for kids, soccer, and doing good.

We came across the story of Patrice Millet, who has had to fight off cancer not once, but twice. A gentleman who lives in one of the poorest countries in…

Debt ceiling = Success Ceiling? Sport and development org’s will (have to) fill the gap

Debt ceiling = Success Ceiling? Sport and development org’s will (have to) fill the gap

Take one word that is not so fun, “debt”, another that is somewhat innocuous, “ceiling”, put them together and you have the most annoying phrase of 2011. (C’mon Congress, get…


Female athletes to female heroes to female role models

For good or bad, mostly good I would say, athletes are often looked at his heroes, as role models. They exploits on the field motivate thousands to try harder, to…

Peres Center mini-world cup

First Ever Israeli-Palestinian Girls Mini World Cup Event

From our friends at the Peres Center for Peace. For the first time, the Peres Center in partnership with the Al Quds Association for Democracy and Dialogue, held a Mini…

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Sons of Ben and Philadelphia Union, Founding Fathers of a film

I just had my last soccer game this season – alas, we tied and fell 1 point short of a playoff birth – but this first season back on a…

Street Soccer

Sports for Social Change Awards: June 1st, 7:00-10:00pm, Washington, DC

We are big fans of Street Soccer USA (SSUSA), and of course, the Homeless World Cup, and want to make you aware of two great events coming up involving SSUSA….

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America SCORES w/ Inspired Art, April 27

America SCORES has long championed the integration of sports into a comprehensive education experience. From playing soccer, to offering up the unique Poetry Slam, the organization has brought multiple activities…