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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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Racism on Your Local Youth Soccer Pitch

Youth shouldn’t need to face racism when they step on the soccer field, but it’s been part of the experience for many young athletes. by Andrew So, Executive Director Spring is right around the corner, and for many kids and … 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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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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Gnim Bazim: Where is He Now?

Gnim Bazim has been part of South Bronx United for six years, joining the organization as a 12-year old. With the help of our Director of College Placement and Alumni, Tom DeMaio, Gnim is currently a senior at Mercersburg Boarding School in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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SBU Alumnus Beaufils Kimpolo: South Bronx United is Home

South Bronx United to me has been more than just a soccer club. Unlike many other soccer clubs throughout New York City, SBU has helped me improve my academic performances all throughout high school, especially when it came to English … Continue reading

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South Bronx United named a Sports 4 Life Grant Recipient by the Women’s Sports Foundation and espnW

New York, NY (May 5, 2016) – The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) teamed up with espnW to announce today that South Bronx United, based in Bronx, NY, is a 2016 recipient of a “Sports 4 Life”program. In a national effort to … Continue reading

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Connecting Through the Sport of Soccer

It was Saturday, September 19th, sunny and 72 degrees at South Bronx High School. It’s the first game of the season for the South Bronx United U11 Select Boys Team. They’d be met at the field by their opponent from Portland, Connecticut … Continue reading

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South Bronx United Works to Promote Health and Wellness

BRONX, NY — September 12th, hundreds of South Bronx families had the opportunity to learn about health and community programs at the South Bronx Health and Wellness Day at Macombs Dam Park.  The event coincided with the opening day of … Continue reading

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