I developed Peace Is the Goal websites through DoSomething.org. Ever since then, I have found worthy causes and contacted point people at those entities. I pick, pack and ship the equipment (balls, cleats, goalie gloves, shin guards, pumps, storage, uniforms), and ensure that the supplies make it to their proper destination.
Over the initiative's first 29 months, I completed 41 projects and delivered more than 825 pieces of soccer equipment (worth nearly $10,000) to orphanages, schools, missions, churches, agencies and individuals that house, shelter, educate and provide direction to kids. These kids live in dire conditions in countries such as Afghanistan, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ghana, Haiti, Honduras, Italy, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Kosovo, Mexico, Nicaragua, the Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Senegal, Uganda, Vietnam and the United States.
I have worked hard to advance this organization from a good idea to an initiative that is tangibly helping others. If you would like to contribute soccer equipment or funds to this cause, please let me know. I am seeking donations of equipment or funds in order to help expand the reach of my foundation. Equipment can be new or gently used soccer balls, soccer cleats, jerseys, goalkeeper gloves or any other soccer items.
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