Impact

"I learned to never give up and to always give your best in everything that you do."
Soccer for Success Participant, Age 8

Children in underserved communities face distinct challenges – from a lack of access to healthy foods to an acute shortage of safe places to play and consistent mentors. With proven, effective programs and the support of amazing partners – those challenges can be conquered. Go ahead, see for yourself!

SUCCESS STORIES

BY THE NUMBERS

88%

of participants work better on a team

86%

of participants stayed away from anti-social behavior

83%

of children at greater risk of developing health issues improved their outcomes

81%

of participants feel better about their future

REACH

1,500 LOCATIONS

1,500 sites in 375 communities run
Soccer for Success

250

250 Safe Places to Play
mini-pitches
built since 2015

1MIL

One million pieces
of equipment collected
and redistributed

$125M

Invested to support soccer programs and field-building initiatives in all 50 states and the District of Columbia

PROVEN OUTCOMES

The benefits of our approach are supported by evidence. Developed with the guidance of experts at Stanford University, Soccer for Success addresses common risks associated with living in underserved communities. Check out how Soccer for Success is changing the lives of youth every day.

JOIN US

Join U.S. Soccer Foundation in the movement to create change.
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BE A GAME – CHANGER

You can change a life. When you support one of our life-changing programs,
you transform the life of a child, strengthen a community, and become a catalyst for social change.
Donate today and make a difference.