Day of fun and fitness with tournament-like festival of games, music, free healthy snacks and family engagement.

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 27, 2016 – Brotherhood Crusade and the U.S. Soccer Foundation will host the “Soccer for Success Jamboree” on Wednesday, May 4th from 2:30pm to 5:30pm at Algin Sutton Park, located at 8800 S Hoover St. Los Angeles CA 90044.

More than 100 children, grades 1 – 8, who participate in the Brotherhood Crusade’s Soccer for Success Program in partnership with the U.S. Soccer Foundation will be in attendance at Algin Sutton Park in South LA.

The day of fun and fitness will feature a tournament-like festival of games, music, free healthy snacks and family engagement. Opportunities include:

Cheer for the Children! 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Come out to the Jamboree to observe our caring coach-mentors and enthusiastic youth, just to learn more about the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s impact locally in the Los Angeles region and nationally with 30,000 children participating in Soccer for Success programs in underserved urban communities across the country.

Volunteer! 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

We will have 6 trained coach-mentors at the Jamorbee who will lead the festivities and games of the day, along with dozens of volunteers to help as:

• Referees

• Assistant Coaches

• Game Announcers

• Free Snack Distributors

• Event Logistics Coordinators

• Nutrition Education Booth Volunteers

• Water Team

• Obesity Prevention Team

• Partner Booths Volunteers

• Family Outreach

Anyone interested in participating as a volunteer is welcome to arrive at 2:00pm to join up. The event is free and open to the public. To learn more, contact Lladon Cook, Brotherhood Crusade at (323) 846-1649.

About Brotherhood Crusade

Founded in 1968, the Brotherhood Crusade’s principal mission is dedicated to building and sustaining an institution that raises funds and resources from within the community and distributes those funds directly back into the community.The Brotherhood Crusade is committed to enriching the lives of at-risk youth, seniors, homeless populations, economically disadvantaged families and under-served individuals in South Los Angeles and surrounding communities.

About U.S. Soccer Foundation

The U.S. Soccer Foundation’s programs are the national model for sports-based youth development. Our programs help children embrace an active and healthy lifestyle while nurturing their personal growth through trained coach-mentors. We partner with local communities to create cost-effective, long-term initiatives that meet each community’s youth-development needs and provide safe environments where kids thrive.

The U.S. Soccer Foundation’s free after-school program, Soccer for Success, has been proven to help kids improve BMI, increase aerobic capacity, and reduce waist circumference, as well as establish healthy habits and develop critical life skills. Our effective program motivates kids to work harder in school.