Category: In the News 69 posts found

Methembe Ndlovu Wins Dartmouth College Social Justice Award

February 19, 2010

GRS Board Members Ric Lewis and Peter Grieve present the Martin Luther King Social Justice Award to GRS Co-Founder Methembe… Read More

GRS Wins British Airways Business Opportunity Grant

February 1, 2010

Grassroot Soccer was recently selected by British Airways to receive one of 100 Business Opportunities Grants.  The following is an excerpt… Read More

Football For Hope Centre Opens Its Doors To Khayelitsha And The World

December 8, 2009

FIFA president Joseph Blatter gives the final speech during the opening ceremonies. On Saturday, December 5, a day after the… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Gives HIV the Red Card

December 8, 2009

With the eyes of the global soccer community fixed on Khayelitsha, South Africa, the December 5 Football for Hope Centre… Read More

Tommy Clark featured in the Scottish Daily Record

November 30, 2009

Seeing teammates die of AIDS convinced me to do something to stop spread of HIV, says goalie Tommy Clark Nov 16… Read More

Castrol Supports 8 Skillz Holiday Programs in South Africa

October 26, 2009

The following is a press release from Castrol highlighting Skillz Holiday Programs funded by Castrol in October 2009… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Featured in Video About FIFA’s 2010 World Cup Legacy

September 23, 2009

In a video that originally aired in June of 2009, CNN’s Nkepile Mabuse reports on FIFA’s desire to leave a legacy in South Africa that… Read More

Notre Dame Continues Support Of Grassroot Soccer

September 22, 2009

No shoes? No problem. This weekend Notre Dame will become the latest school to host Lose the Shoes, a 3-on-3 barefoot soccer tournament to benefit Grassroot Soccer. Read More

Mpilonhle Introduces the GRS ‘Skillz’ Curriculum in Two Pilot Schools

September 10, 2009

This post was orginally published by MPILONHLE, one of our Implementing Partners in South Africa. MPILONHLE is using the Skillz Curriculum at… Read More