Round Star Foundation

roundstarfoundAbout:
Round Star Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to extending the many benefits soccer can provide to every individual.

Mission:
Round Star Foundation works to improve the lives of people of all ages by providing access to high quality soccer activities, training and education.

Where they work:
Round Star Foundation is based in the New York City Metropolitan area but has done projects most recently in Zimbabwe. They also have a future project planned in Brazil as well.

Why soccer?:
Soccer is an invaluable tool not only for physical development, but for social inclusion, engagement, and a powerful mechanism for strengthening communities.

specialneeds_focus1What they do:

  • Provides scholarship assistance for children and families unable to participate in soccer classes.
  • Round Star Foundation’s Special Needs Shine Program is on one of their main focus areas where they use soccer as a vehicle for teaching life skills to  individuals with special needs, including children and adults with developmental and intellectual delays such as Autism and Down Syndrome.
  • Round Star Foundation’s “Building Soccer Bridges” program extends their reach internationally by making soccer instruction available in developing areas and countries, including providing free equipment.

Donate:
Make a donation to Round Star Foundation here.

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