Kick4Life NYC 2015
EVENT DATE: Nov 01, 2015
Some heroic runners are taking part in the NYC Marathon 2015 to raise funds for Kick4Life.
Kick4Life is a non-profit that uses the power of sport to engage vulnerable youth in a variety of social development activities. K4L provide a range of opportunities for children and young people of all abilities to work towards a healthy and successful future, with a structured package of care and support combining the chance to play soccer with health education & life-skills, literacy, mentoring and referrals to key services such re-housing & protection. This long-term, holistic and high impact approach is designed to support participants towards long-term education, training and employment, and the chance to achieve a sustainable livelihood.
Kick4Life is a recognized market leader in the non-profit sector. The organization has received numerous awards and recognitions for its work including the Beyond Sport Award for Health (2010), Global Sport Forum Community Award (2011) and the Best Practice Award from the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (2012). Kick4Life is supported by FIFA, UNICEF, English Premier League, Prince Harry and David Beckham, amongst others.