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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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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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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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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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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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South Bronx United part of Cityzens Giving Campaign

BRONX, NY –South Bronx United has been announced as one of six projects taking part in Cityzens Giving, a global charitable initiative that uses the power of soccer to change lives.  The initiative helps create a fund that is split between six organizations chosen … 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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