Former LUSC President, Tom Boreiko, recently traveled to Granada, Nicaragua to, among other things, help deliver donated gently-used soccer equipment to children there. Many of the items were donated by LUSC families. The donations were distributed in conjunction with a charity called Carita Feliz (Little Happy Face), which provides cultural, educational and sports opportunities to low income families and children in Nicaragua.
“Prior to the arrival of the donations, many kids simply weren’t able to play because they didn’t have anything even remotely resembling soccer footwear. We had kids come to soccer clinics in their flip flops and even in their bare feet. It was very gratifying to be able to put actual soccer cleats on these kids feet. This would not have happened without the generous support of LUSC. Thank you!”
On behalf of the LUSC Board, we also thank those LUSC families who kindly donated their used equipment as part of this important effort.