Kolby’s Kickers Building Soccer Fields in Ethiopia
From, AddisTunes: I’ve met tons of great people on Twitter. One real cool dude @nathanredd recently told me about this exciting new organization he’s involved in – Kolby’s Kickers Foundation. According to their site, “Kolby’s Kickers Foundation is a non-profit organization which offers free soccer clinics to developmentally disabled and disadvantaged children through our “Fields Of Hope” initiative.”
We’re always down to support a good cause, and this one seems destined for big things. It’s founded by Kolby Lacrone – a professional soccer player with the Cleveland City Stars. During his rookie season, Kolby was active in living the Stars mission of “serving the city and changing the world.” While completing his tenure in Cleveland, Kolby joined other teammates in hosting clinics for organizations serving underprivileged children.
His experience in Cleveland opened his eyes to the impact he can have on children’s lives through soccer. The free camps and clinics allow Kolby to expose kids to soccer, a sport they may have never had the opportunity to play. After this revelation, Kolby decided to establish Kolby’s Kickers Foundation…Read more at ADDIS TUNES
- Bookmark on Delicious
- Digg this post
- Recomend on Facebook
- share via Reddit
- Share with Stumblers
- Tweet about it
- Subscribe to the comments on this post
A Fistula Surgeon’s Perspective on Strategies to Fight Fistula
[caption id="attachment_1598" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Dr. Mulu Muleta (Middle) receiving her award with Kate Grant, Executive Director The Fistula Foundation and...
COMING SOON: Ethiopian Pianist Samuel Yirga
From, AddisTunes: I like music. I know, big surprise...right? But do you ever have this aching feeling that music isn't...
Ethiopia and the World’s Coffee Drinkers
From, Stumbleupon.com: A map of world's coffee-drinking habits locates the global epicenter far from tropical coffee plantations, in Scandinavia,...
Meet D.C.’s gas station titan, Joe Mamo
By Elizabeth Flock, Washington Post: It's not often that District readers get to learn about a man who is so...
Embarking on an African adventure
FROM, ESPN: ESPN staffer Fay Wells is blogging for W from Ethiopia, where she's currently traveling and casing out the...
Ethiopia’s paper landlords
[caption id="attachment_4610" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Standing room only Addis Ababa's voracious readers can get their news fix by renting a paper...