Give-A-Ball Haiti Journey Program
On July 18th and 19th, Give-A-Ball Foundation teamed up with J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO), a Haiti-based organization to carry out our Give-A-Ball Journey Program, which entailed a series of soccer clinics and tournament-style games that were held in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The event offered 150 girls and boys, aged 8 to 14 years old, the opportunity to engage in team-oriented sports, while building and improving their athletic skills, in addition to reinforcing fundamentals vital their development. At the end of the event, each child received a brand-new soccer ball and shirt while Give-A-Ball also donated 80 pieces of equipment to J/P HRO’s Community Center. Additionally, Give-A-Ball Foundation donated another 25 balls and equipment to a local orphanage and a junior high shcool.
While our efforts were successful to provide 175 soccer balls and over 300 pieces of gear and equipment for children in Port-au-Prince, many children in Haiti still do not have the access or opportunity to participate in sports. Give-A-Ball Foundation is dedicated to empower more children in Haiti through soccer. The organization will continue the partnership with J/P HRO to support in bringing sustainable soccer programs for children in Haiti. As plans are in the works for 2014 activities, we need much support to gather and transport soccer balls, t-shirts and field equipment for our program participants. Please make a generous donation to empower the children of Haiti through soccer. If you would like to volunteer or support in any way, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
For more information about J/P HRO, please visit www.jphro.com