Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Barefoot Soccer in Portland: A fundraiser for Grassroot Soccer

The Portland Timbers joined in the fun at the Portland Barefoot 3v3 Tournament on June 10, held at Concordia University. The third-annual event served as a fundraiser for Grassroot Soccer, Inc., a nonprofit aimed at using the power of soccer to prevent and treat HIV in Africa. The Portland Timbers U-23s and Portland Rain, an

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Kick4Life

About: Kick4Life uses soccer to tackle poverty and disease while promoting development in Lesotho. Mission/Philosophy: Changing lives through sport. Why soccer?: Lesotho has the third highest prevalence rate of HIV (23.2%) in the world. This has resulted in a high orphan population which has left many living without support on the streets and vulnerable to

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