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South Bronx United Celebrates 10th Anniversary

New York, NY—South Bronx United held its 10th Anniversary Benefit at the Museum of the City of New York on Thursday, November 7th, 2019. The organization honored Sunil Gulati, the former US Soccer President and current FIFA Council member, and … Continue reading

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South Bronx United to honor Sunil Gulati and Courtney and Paul Levinsohn at its 10th Anniversary Benefit

Bronx, NY— South Bronx United will host its 10th Anniversary Benefit on Thursday, November 7th, 2019 at the Museum of the City of New York. The organization will honor Sunil Gulati and Courtney and Paul Levinsohn for their support across … Continue reading

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The SBU Academy Class of 2019

South Bronx United would like to congratulate all its 2019 SBU Academy Graduates! They were recognized in a ceremony on June 12th at the Mott Haven Educational Campus. SBU recognized two students in particular, Alexis Vidal and Mohamed Kourouma, who … Continue reading

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South Bronx United Awarded Grant from U.S. Soccer Foundation to increase female participation in youth soccer

BRONX, NY – South Bronx United today announced it has been awarded a $17,000 grant from the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the national model for sports-based youth development programs in underserved communities. This grant is intended to fund the growth of … Continue reading

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SBU Awarded 2019 Community Grant by the FA Premier League’s International Development Fund

South Bronx United has been awarded a 2019 community program grant from the FA Premier League’s International Development Fund, a philanthropic fund developed in partnership with streetfootballworld. The grant, in the amount of £20,000, will be used to support South … Continue reading

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SBU 8th Annual Benefit: Our most successful yet!

On November 8, 2018 at the Midtown Loft and Terrace, South Bronx United held its 8th Annual Benefit. More than 300 guests convened on the evening, raising $140,000, the largest figure ever from the organization’s fundraising event. The night was … Continue reading

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SBU Alum Nancy Ordaz Travels to Peru with Woza Soccer

This summer, South Bronx United alum Nancy Ordaz was awarded a full scholarship by Woza Soccer for the organization’s service trip to Peru. The immersive program is an opportunity for students from across the United States to build relationships with … Continue reading

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South Bronx United to Honor NYC Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs and NYCFC Star at Annual Benefit on November 8th

NEW YORK, NY – On Thursday, November 8th, South Bronx United will hold its 8th Annual Benefit at the Midtown Loft & Terrace in Manhattan. The evening will raise funds for the organization’s youth programs that reach more than 1,100 … Continue reading

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Women’s Sports Foundation and espnW award South Bronx United with 2018 Sports 4 Life Grant

New York, NY – Today, the Women’s Sports Foundation and espnW, in collaboration with the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, announced South Bronx United as a 2018 recipient of the Sports 4 Life initiative, a national effort to increase the … Continue reading

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2018 #Powerof11 Campaign Kicks Off tomorrow!

#Powerof11 is 11 days to raise $90,000 for South Bronx and immigrant youth! It is 11 student-athletes working together on the soccer field. 11 seats in the classroom. 11 mentors for at-risk youth. A team of youth from more than … Continue reading

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