M&Q client U.S. Soccer Foundation held its inaugural Capital Soccer Classic, a family-friendly charity event benefiting Soccer for Success the Foundation’s award-winning program that helps combat childhood obesity and provides youth in urban underserved communities with a free, safe place to play after-school. The event included a youth clinic as well as a series of games featuring members of Congress, including the bipartisan Congressional Soccer Caucus; other government officials; media celebrities; and former U.S. Soccer players, including John Harkes, Cobi Jones, Eddie Pope, Claudio Reyna and Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak.
For a good recap of the day’s events, visit: http://www.soccerwire.com/news/18318/
POLITICO, which co-sponsored the event, posted a great photo gallery of the day’s events.
McAllister & Quinn works closely with The U.S. Soccer Foundation to help expand its efforts to increase access to its anti-obesity and at-risk youth mentoring programs. The U.S. Soccer Foundation was established in 1994 and serves as the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States. The Foundation is a leader in sports-based youth development and is using soccer as a vehicle for social change among youth in urban areas. For more information, visit: http://www.ussoccerfoundation.org/