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August 31, 2015: From Ohio to Haiti: Service learning with GOALS and Hastings Middle School

At GOALS, there’s many reasons why we use soccer as a tool to spark long-term change in rural Haiti. Besides providing access to areas which lack both infrastructure and community programs, sport is effective at increasing gender equality and developing leadership, teaches life skills and critical health lessons right on the soccer field, and provides […]

NEW! The Jovan Julien Honorary Scholarship will be awarded to a student demonstrating excellent leadership in honor of Dream Team founder and GOALS volunteer Jovan Julien. Click here to donate.

July 29, 2015: Announcing the Jovan Julien Honorary Scholarship

It’s been 4 years since Brown University alum and GOALS volunteer Jovan Julien established the GOALS Dream Team Scholarship Program, giving teens in Haiti the boost they need to graduate high school. In recognition of the impact he’s had, GOALS is establishing the Jovan Julien Honorary Scholarship to be awarded (with Jovan’s help!) to a Haitian student showing […]

KervensAmount needed: $474"I give special thanks to GOALS for helping me not only to play sports, but also for paying my school tuition. I would have so much difficulty without this scholarship."

July 27, 2015: A thank you letter from Kervens

Meet Kervens. Kervens is from Darbonne, a peri-urban area which was heavily affected by the earthquake of 2010 and has struggled to recover. Kervens attends school thanks to a GOALS Dream Team scholarship and is on track to become the first person in his family to graduate high school. He recently wrote a letter (with […]

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July 20, 2015: The best and the brightest students in Leogane

Meet the GOALS Dream Team and help us send them to school again in 2015 – 2016! What is the GOALS Dream Team? The GOALS Dream Team school scholarship program seeks to break the cycle of poverty by providing school merit and need-based school tuition scholarships to students with strong grades, early leadership skills, and a […]

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June 22, 2015: Literacy update!

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been getting ready for our second round of literacy classes, meeting with parents and soccer coaches and enrolling children who need help learning to read and write. Each child enrolled has been out of school for at least one year and most haven’t attended beyond 3rd grade. In some poorer […]

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May 15, 2015: In memory of Norkenley Barthelemy

If you’ve donated to GOALS over the past year, chances are you received a thank you note in the mail with photos of beautiful and smiling GOALS participants, including one young man with a grin which doesn’t seem to ever stop. How can you not love a smile that huge? Much as we love to […]