Soccer In The Streets awarded $100,000 grant

Soccer In The Streets, the Atlanta-based organization that uses the sport to teach youth skills and life lessons, today announced a partnership with the Coca-Cola Foundation to enhance and expand its programming to metro Atlanta youth.

Thanks to a $100,000 grant awarded by the foundation, the organization will be able to impact more lives than ever through its Positive Choice Soccer, School of Life and Street Cup programs.

“We are very thankful to be part of The Coca-Cola Foundation’s efforts to improve the well-being of metro Atlanta youth,” said Joe Hall, Chairman of Soccer in the Streets in a press release. “The award will allow Soccer in the Streets to provide access to soccer and employability programs to more of Atlanta’s at-risk youth.”

Since 1989, Soccer In The Streets has worked to empower underserved youth through soccer, character development, mentoring and employability programs nor to the community, but rather leaders in their neighborhoods.

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