Passing Hope

About:
Passing Hope, Inc uses soccer as a way to provide help to socio-economically and/or physically challenged individuals in local, national, or global markets.

Passing Hope uses the following methods to make an impact:
– Youth sport clinics
– Adaptive sports
– Providing sports equipment and supplies
– Fundraisers, including auctions and golf tournaments
– Providing needed medical supplies (Crutches, prostethics, etc)

Mission/Philosophy:
“Passing Hope uses the influence of the beautiful game to educate, motivate, and provide hope to socio-economic and/or physically challenged.”

Projects:
* Haiti
–¬†Instrumental in the creation and selection of the 1st ever Haitian National Amputee Soccer Team.

– Provided Christmas Gifts, Sports Equipment, Clothing and Medical Supplies to Orphanages, Schools, and the team members of the Haiti Amputee Soccer Team.

– Orchestrated an unofficial match between Team Zaryen (a local amputee soccer team in Port-au-Prince) and the Haitian Amputee Soccer Team, which was covered by global media.

РAssisted in creating a showcase event in the National Stadium, in which the Haitian National Amputee Soccer Team, played Team Zaryen in front of a crowd of almost 10,000 spectators.  This was the first time that the Haitian government showcased any form of adaptive sport, including a nationwide television broadcast.

– Organizing, creating and implementing youth soccer clinics that will include educational components, including life lessons.

– Building amputee soccer programs, training coaches, and skills training for disabled athletes.

– Creating a therapeutic recreational program and facility, which would include soccer fields and other facilities for sports and disabled education and art training.

* United States
– Promoting the positive benefits of amputee soccer throughout the United States.

– Holding soccer clinics, as well as coaching and ref training for inner-city youth.

– Partnering with MLS Clubs to create youth soccer initiatives in their local markets.

Recent News:
Passing Hope announced a new partnership with the Eddie Pope Foundation. Read more about this exciting development for Passing Hope.

Donate:
To donate to Passing Hope, please visit their Donations page. Passing Hope is also in need of people willing to donate airline miles.

Contact information:
– Website: www.passinghope.org
– Social media: Twitter, Facebook

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