Touches For C.H.A.N.G.E.

Dear Needham Soccer Club Community, As part of the New England Revolution’s C.H.A.N.G.E. platform dedicated to promoting social justice and combating systemic racism, the Revolution have launched the Touches for C.H.A.N.G.E. initiative to provide new soccer equipment to underserved Boston youth, while also educating participants on key moments and leaders in Black New England history…. View Article

Dear Needham Soccer Club Community,

As part of the New England Revolution’s C.H.A.N.G.E. platform dedicated to promoting social justice and combating systemic racism, the Revolution have launched the Touches for C.H.A.N.G.E. initiative to provide new soccer equipment to underserved Boston youth, while also educating participants on key moments and leaders in Black New England history.

The week-long fundraising campaign will run from Feb. 22 through Feb. 27, followed by a series of soccer clinics to be held in collaboration with Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF). All funds raised through Touches for C.H.A.N.G.E. will be used to purchase new soccer equipment including portable pop-up goals, soccer balls and drawstring bags, drill cones, and goalkeeper gloves, among other items and distributed to participants at future C.H.A.N.G.E. clinics.

As proud partners of the NE Revolution Academy, throughout Black History Month this February, Needham Soccer Club on behalf of the Revolution invite any and all members of our community to click here to register and donate as individuals or click here to create a team fundraising page for your NSC team and pledge to record touches with a soccer ball each day from Feb. 22-27. The targeted number of touches ascribed to each day corresponds to a historical date or person of significance in New England’s long history of Black rights and social justice advocacy. 

To create a team fundraising page use the link above, then from the new page click on “Join” then “Create a Team,” or “Join a Team” if one was already created for your team.

Click Here to Download your tracker/fact sheet & record your touches while learning about New England Black History!

Participants are encouraged to record their touches and share them on social media using #TouchesForChange to show commitment to the fundraiser. Have a specific reason why you are completing your touches? Download the sign template below and fill out why you are completing your touches!

Click Here For Downloadable PDF to Print & Share on Social!

While donations of all amounts are welcome, here is an example of how contributions will be utilized:

·         $1 donation provides a set of three (3) drill cones

·         $16 donation provides one (1) pair of goalkeeper gloves

·         $25 donation provides a soccer ball and drawstring bag

·         $150 donation provides a 4’ x 6’ Kwik Flex pop-up goal

If you have any questions please reach out to our Director of Coach & Revolution Academy Technical Coordinator Matt Murray at DOC@NeedhamSoccer.com!

Thank You!!!

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