All posts filed under: Good Cause

Kicking 4 Hunger

Soccer classes can be expensive. Feeding those in need can be also prove to be challenging. Kicking 4 Hunger has found a way to do both. The program offers free soccer classes to children in need. In exchange, each student is asked to bring a can of food each day that they attend. It’s a great way for kids of all social backgrounds to get involved AND aids in the fight to end world hunger. Here’s a bit about how they got started: Kicking4Hunger was founded in the summer of 2006 as a simple summer project. Our goal was to provide a fun and educational soccer experience, free of charge, while simultaneously raising food to feed the hungry in the community. The plan was simple: instead of an admission fee to attend our soccer camp, we simply asked that each camper bring in a canned good donation every day that he or she attended. That year, 70+ children who benefited from the pilot camp helped raise over 1,500 pounds of canned goods that went to …

Road Twenty-Two

Since we live in a culture that likes to harp on the negative, I thought I’d post a little positivity. Fif Ghobadian is the CEO of an upcoming organizations called Road Twenty-Two. Here’s a snippet from their website about their purpose: At Road Twenty-Two we are committed to employing women in the United States who need a chance. We want to humanize the image of the women who were formerly incarcerated, homeless, or suffering from substance abuse, and to break through employment road blocks. Our goal is to change people’s lives! The clothing is a little pricey, but it’s for a good cause. The website also includes profiles on some of the women that are apart of the organization. Find out more here. Pizza, Netflix, and Happiness. Mei.