Author Archives: South Bronx United

South Bronx United receives 2018 Urban Soccer Symposium Impact Award from U.S. Soccer Foundation

Washington, D.C. – South Bronx United today announced it has been awarded the 2018 Urban Soccer Symposium Impact Award from the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the national model for sports-based youth development programs in underserved communities. This award is given to … Continue reading

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New York Bar Foundation presents South Bronx United with grant for Global Youth League

The New York Bar Foundation recently presented a grant of $5,000 to South Bronx United Inc. The grant will be used to support their Global Youth League Immigration Clinics. “Thanks to the New York Bar Foundation’s support, South Bronx United … Continue reading

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SBU Alumnus Update: Gnim Bazim

Growing up, I always dreamt of attending college to play soccer and become a lawyer to help make a difference in my community. From my very first year of high school, college was something that felt a long time away. … Continue reading

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One Evening, One Huge Impact: The SBU 7th Annual Benefit

On November 16, 2017 at the Midtown Loft and Terrace, South Bronx United held its 7th Annual Benefit. More than 330 guests attended and the event raised $105,000, making it the organization’s first ever six-figure fundraising event. The night was … Continue reading

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Moving and Passing: Soccer, Poetry, and Social Justice collide

Performance Artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph partnered with SBU Summer Soccer Scholars program to create Moving and Passing, an intersection of community, education, and art that enabled Bronx youth to explore themes of social justice and immigration through poetry and their passion for soccer. This project was … Continue reading

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SBU Health and Wellness Day 2017

BRONX, NY – On Saturday, September 9th, SBU kids and their families will gather at Macombs Dam Park to begin the first day of the SBU’s Recreational Soccer Program. This program has grown substantially over the past couple of years and now serves more … Continue reading

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SBU Annual Awards & BBQ

Bronx, NY – South Bronx United’s academic year ended with a bang on Thursday, June 29th, with the end of the year BBQ and Annual Awards Ceremony! Students, parents, coaches and staff members gathered in Mullaly Park for the festivities … Continue reading

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SBU Academy Class of 2017

An update on where SBU Academy Graduates are heading off to college this Fall!  Here’s the list: Name School Commitment Precious Agyeman-Badu University of Albany Ramel Anderson SUNY Cobleksill Evans Asamoah SUNY Plattsburgh Gnim Bazim Kenyon College Derrick Cordova College of … Continue reading

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2,200 Books Donated + 600 Kids Reached = A Successful 7th Annual Literacy Day

BRONX, NY — On Saturday, May 20th, South Bronx United held its 7th Annual Literacy Day. Families, students, coaches and volunteers of all ages came together on three soccer fields in the South Bronx for a day focused on reading and … Continue reading

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7th Annual Literacy Day to be held on May 20th, 2017

BRONX, NY–South Bronx United will hold its 7th Annual Literacy Day on Saturday, May 20th, 2017. This scholarly event is held every year for the organization’s Recreational League to encourage youth in the community to become active readers by making … Continue reading

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