Soccer tournament and fundraiser a big success

October 4, 2009 at 4:04 pm Leave a comment

While the shoes didn’t come off, and we played in the indoor tennis courts, the 5th Annual “Lose the Shoes” soccer tournament and fundraiser otherwise went off without a hitch despite the cold weather outdoors.  Thanks to Christina Newman and Devon Bryne for organizing what has quickly become a University of Vermont fall tradition.  And thanks to our sponsors, Boloco Burritos, Bruegger’s Bagels, and Eurosport for the good eats and prizes.  All proceeds supported the Futbol para la Vida HIV/AIDS prevention education program, a collaboration of Fundacion de Libertad.

Here’s a short video capturing the day’s events and tying the UVM event to the network of “Lose the Shoes” tournaments happening at college campuses around the country in support of Grassroot Soccer and affiliate programs.

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Entry filed under: Futbol para la Vida, University of Vermont.

5th Annual “Lose the Shoes” Tournament and Fundraiser to benefit Futbol para la Vida World AIDS Day premiere of new documentary featuring Batey Libertad projects

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