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UPDATE: Just 10 days left! Can you help GOALS win $50,000?

UPDATE! Just 10 days left! What would you do if you won $5000? Or even $50,000? Would you use it to help a friend in need? Save some for the future? Do something nice for yourself? That’s what we would do! In partnership with Crowdrise and Life is Good, GOALS has a one-time opportunity to […]

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Nov. 11, 2015: GOALS Shortlisted for Football for Good Awards!

We’re thrilled to announce that GOALS has been selected as a shortlisted finalist in the inaugural Football for Good Awards, hosted by Coaching for Hope and judged by the UK Professional Footballers’ Association and a panel including representatives from FIFPro World Players’ Union and the Union of European Football Associations. We are thrilled and honored that […]

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Oct. 26, 2015: Recycling, composting, gardening and more: How GOALS kids learn to protect their environment

GOALS’ environmental initiatives were recently featured in an article on the Green Sports Blog! Haiti has a long history of environmental devastation. Deforestation, for example, dates back to the 18th century and continues today. GOALS responds by planting trees and community gardens, helping youth to understand the importance of environmental stewardship. Our soccer players know […]

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October 13, 2015: Meet John Daly!

This summer, GOALS announced the creation of a special scholarship to honor volunteer and Dream Team school scholarship program founder Jovan Julien, and all the work he has done to ensure that GOALS’ most promising young leaders have the opportunity to attend school, whether or not their families can afford the tuition costs. The GOALS […]

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October 1, 2015: Creating safe, dignified spaces for learning

In 2010, GOALS began with some very big dreams. We dreamed that children growing up in poverty in Haiti would have shoes, food, clean water and reason to hope for a better future. We dreamed that with access to health information and increased confidence, girls would finish school without getting pregnant. We dreamed that a generation […]