Support 4WU at new soccer pub’s all-day street party

Even before opening officially, the Toffee Club (named for Everton Football Club in England, not the candy) has already made a splash on Hawthorne by transforming a once sleazy and dilapidated building into a true English soccer pub. Run by a family, this pub’s unique approach will welcome kids into the mix as well as […]

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Look for us June 5 at Barefoot 3×3

There is something for all ages at the Barefoot Soccer Festival, held each year at Concordia College: a barefoot 3v3 tournament, bubble soccer for adults (yes, soccer in big bubble suits), street soccer and freestyle demos, plus a soccer carnival with tons of great gear as prizes. All funds go to Grassroots Soccer, which uses soccer-related programs in Africa […]

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4 Worlds United players net 16 summer league spots

                    4 Worlds United players net 16 summer league spots The summer soccer season is here, and 4WU is off to a great start. On top of the $5,000 grant we received from The Portland Timbers Community Fund, we managed to get 16 of our players picked […]

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Festive Benefit for 4 Worlds United at the historic Markham House!

Join us this Friday, February 19th from 7 – 10PM at the historic Markham House at 3206 NE Glisan St. in NE Portland for a celebration of 4 Worlds United Soccer Alliance. Hosted by Molly Starr this will be a chance to learn more about our fun and exciting work when you meet 4WU friends, volunteers and […]

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Looking forward- 4WU in 2016

Help 4WU continue to change the lives of refugee kids! Portland is home to a growing population of African and Asian refugees as well as new immigrants from Latin America. Isolated by culture, economics, and language, these kids and families can often suffer and struggle in their new country. Several years ago, several local coaches and […]

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Players Supporting Players

One word that describes the children 4WU serves and the people who help us with our rewarding mission is “remarkable.” We’d like to introduce you to two of our youngest supporters: Thanks to eighth grader Isaac Shulevitz, 4WU’s soccer and equipment closet is restocked. He collected over 25 grocery bags of soccer gear for our […]

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Multnomah Athletic Foundation Assists with 4WU Summer Soccer!

The Multnomah Athletic Foundation is saying “Yes!” to 4WU’s Summer Soccer Programming. Thanks to the Multnomah Athletic Foundation, 4 Worlds United Soccer Alliance has received a $3,000 grant to help fund our Summer Soccer Coordinator to organize coaches and volunteers, as well as oversee “Soccer in the Park” this coming June – September of 2016. […]

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Adidas Donates Futsal Shoes to 4WU

4WU’s Futsal Team is looking better than ever, thanks to Adidas! The parents of an opponent noticed our players struggling in slippery shoes, so they decided to provide our entire team with new gear. Dan McCauley works for Adidas, so he and his wife, Eriko Ono, delivered brightly colored indoor shoes with great grip to […]

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ThanksKicking 2015 a Huge Success!

Players of all shapes and sizes rocked Rose City Futsal in support of 4WU at our annual ThanksKicking Tournament. More than 20 teams made our fast-paced 3v3 event a huge success, raising more than $3,000 for our 4WU Programs. Competitors only paused their spirited play to peruse items in our silent auction. Thanks to the […]

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Volunteers that bring the game to the park!

Summer Soccer Volunteers!

Sam Parker remembers feeling nervous as he walked onto the soccer field at Powell Park last summer. He saw the large group of kids running around and was worried that they wouldn’t like him, that he was too different. But within minutes of kicking the ball around, he felt at ease. Everyone welcomed him in, and from then […]

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