Timbers goalie’s save nets $500 for Four Worlds United

Not only did the Timbers show up in force for our soccer-in-the-park program this week, on Friday June 2 they made us the designated partner for the MLS Every Save Makes a Difference program, which donates $500 for every save a team’s goalie makes during a given game. Unfortunately, the Timbers dominated San Jose on Friday night at […]

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Four Worlds kids post 100% record in summer tryouts

This May our tireless volunteers drove 15 kids to tryouts all around Soccer City, for competitive teams like Northeast United, PCU, East Side Timbers, and Southeast Soccer Club, and every player earned a spot on their respective team. It’s what we do: mentoring kids at pickup soccer games in the park, finding out who can play competitively, driving them to tryouts […]

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Timbers and Thorns kick it with our kids in Powell Park

Every year in June, as part of the Portland Timbers’ Stand Together Week, major celebs from the Portland Timbers, T2, and Portland Thorns show up to play soccer in the park with the kids of Four Worlds United. It is a simple event, just players, coaches, volunteers, and kids having a kick-around, but it’s all love. […]

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Four World’s Molly Starr hosts two players from Cameroon

In late 2016, our friends from the Portland Timbers Academy contacted Four Worlds to see if we knew anyone who could take in two kids from Cameroon for a six-month home stay. One of our own local success stories, Momo Hassan, plays for the Academy and the coaches thought we might have the answer for their […]

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Four Worlds gets $5,000 grant from Nike/Providence Play It Forward program

In support of the positive impact we have on kids’ lives, Nike and Providence Health & Services recently donated $5,000 to Four Worlds United Soccer Alliance. As always, every dollar will go to direct support of our young people, from players fees to field supervisors. This “Play It Forward Award” is part of the Oregon Sports Awards’ fall 2017 […]

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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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Summer Wrap-Up: 4WU reaches more kids than ever with soccer in the park

Summer soccer is our core program, and it’s growing at a steady pace. This summer, we resurrected an old site, Vance Park in far Southeast, adding it to McCoy and Powell parks, and added a second summer coordinator for the first time ever. More sites and coordinators mean more kids and teens with something safe […]

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