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Irish Herald Spotlights Michael Mitchell and Project Play Africa
The Irish Herald spotlights Michael Mitchell, a man determined to change the world through soccer and exercise.
Hollywood United Soccer Club - thinking global, acting localHollywood United Press ReleaseManhattan Beach, Calif - August 2009
Hollywood United Football Club - thinking globally, acting locally - will be out in force for a charity fundraising event on August 15th in Manhattan Beach.
Kevin Eagleston, the Hollywood United player who initiated the concept for the event was inspired by fellow Chico State University soccer alums and co-founders of Project Play's mission.The charity event featuring a youth soccer tournament will culminate with a Hollywood United celebrity match. The proceeds from the event go to Project Play Africa and local youth soccer club, South Bay Force scholorship program.
The Big Play
Article by Patrick Kinmartin
There is nothing complicated about the notion. To be inspired, one must first be inspired. After all, Mike Mitchell didn’t wake up some morning and magically put together the daunting task he completed last month taking tens of thousands of dollars that were raised over two decades to purchase a boatload of soccer balls ….
Delivering Hope with Soccer Balls
A Soccer Ball is Like a Millet Ball (a popular Nigerien staple)
Commentary by Ibbo Daddy Abdoulaye, Journalist
"Working as a field journalist, I covered many stories involving free food distribution or other humanitarian relief. But I have never experienced such a noble act that doesn't put the recipient in a position of inferiority." Read more
The soccer ball is the start …
James Mas, Peace Corps Volunteer (Niamey, Niger)
Making a difference … testimonials from Peace Corp Volunteers Read more