It's always hardest to find the right-size shoes for every kid!

50 happy kids get geared up at Vance Park

Our hard-working board members met 50 kids and their families at one of our summer soccer locations to hand out the equipment the young players will need for 2017. It always feels amazing to see the kids smile big when they get the perfect cleats, socks, shinguards, duffel bags and even warmup clothes for the sport they love. Moms and […]

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ThanksKicking sponsors deliver with cash and prizes

Not only did our post-Turkey-Day kick-around draw a record number of teams to Rose City Futsal over the weekend of Nov. 26 and 27, but it also drew a generous helping of cash donations and prizes from our sponsors, bringing our grand total of funds raised to over $2,500. We received generous checks from Indoor Billboard, Molly Starr […]

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ThanksKicking 2016 raises $2,500 for our kids

ThanksKicking 2016 was a huge success. Between sponsors and team fees, we raised over $2,500 for the kids of 4WU, and we had two solid days of futsal fun doing it! Every field was rocking Saturday and Sunday, and the atmosphere was friendly competition all the way. Teams came from as far as Salem and Seattle to play! […]

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Thankskicking 2016 is coming up!

Sign up for futsal fun at Thankskicking 2016!

Thankskicking, the annual 4 Worlds soccer charity tournament, is set for the weekend after Thanksgiving, Nov. 26 and 27, at Rose City Futsal. It’s only $250/team for a guaranteed four games at this two-day tournament. There are divisions from u-8 through adult, with two games on Saturday and two on Sunday, scheduled close together for your convenience. We recommend having […]

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We need drivers for kids like Manusha

Drivers wanted! Manusha’s family emigrated to Portland from the Congo, via South Africa. We first met him and his brother Miradi in Powell Park where they showed up for one of our summer soccer nights. Like many of our kids they had the talent and desire to play competitively, so we found them local teams, paid their fees, […]

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Miradi’s story

Miradi’s story Miradi’s parents emigrated to Portland from the Congo, via South Africa, with six kids in tow. We met Miradi and his brothers in Powell Park, near the Kateri housing development where they live. This summer, Miradi made it through tryouts for Portland’s Northeast United Soccer Club, and his younger brother Manusha made it onto Southeast Soccer Club. Both […]

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Summer soccer is the foundation of our work

Twice a week, all summer, at three parks all over Portland, 4WU provides safe, fun soccer for kids of all ages and skill levels. The kids get real games with positive support from volunteers of all ages, including local high-schoolers, at locations they can walk to. The parks–Vance, McCoy, and Powell–are strategically located to serve the […]

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