No matter how difficult you think your life is there’s always someone facing tougher challenges. It’s important to build a soccer community that focuses not only on the highest levels of the sport but on all levels to give everyone that wants to play an opportunity to participate. Project Effort does all of this and more.
Started 20 years ago and run through the Kinesiology Department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Project Effort is centered on providing underserved elementary and middle age students in Greensboro, NC (pop. 277,080) with after school sport opportunities. The program uses physical activity as a model to help promote personal and social responsibility while emphasizing transferring these values to contexts "Outside the gym," such as school, home, and other community settings.Read More