SPERO (the Latin word for “I hope”) is a street soccer brand which gives a percentage of every sale to supporting soccer in underdeveloped regions. With their Buy One, Give One program, SPERO delivers soccer balls to their partnering organizations in North America, South America, and Africa using soccer to make a difference in the world.
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I recently posted a profile on Peace Pandemic. Here’s an update on their work: UPDATE: PEACE PANDEMIC Jeb Brovsky, founder of Peace Pandemic and currently a MLS player on the Montreal Impact, certainly knows how to keep busy in the offseason. Very shortly (this Saturday), Jeb will be leaving for New Delhi, India, where he
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.
The Homeless World Cup was founded by Mel Young (a Schwab Fellow of the World Economic Forum) to use football as a way to end homelessness.
In what was originally conceived as a one-time event in 2005, Soccer for Peace has grown into an ongoing peace-building effort using the sport of soccer to serve as both a metaphor and vehicle for world peace.
The importance of soccer in the Haitian society and the game’s status as the country’s “favorite national pastime” make HavServe’s soccer and physical education programs effective tools for combating Haiti’s development challenges such as extreme poverty, conflict, HIV/AIDS, and for helping achieve the Millennium Development Goals.