Yorktown FC and Second Season players collected gently used soccer gear through the Peace Passers organization to be distributed by a mission team in Honduras in June 2014. It was great to be able to share the joy of the game with those less fortunate!
Shin Guards: 20
Duffle Bags: 10
Suitcases to ship gear: 3
Also, $239 was collected to help with shipping
YFC GIVES BACK . . . AND PAYS IT FORWARD
MANY OF THE YFC PLAYERS GIVE THEIR TIME TO THE COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEER AS BALL BOYS & GIRLS AT LOCAL JV AND HIGH SCHOOL GAMES AND ALSO FOR PROFESSIONAL GAMES SUCH AS THE WASHINGTON SPIRIT
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SECOND SEASON DONATIONS FOR HONDURAS
Yorktown FC was grateful to have York County Deputy Johnny Mercer come out and use his radar gun to measure how fast the kids can kick a soccer ball. We raised approximately $200 to send the donated soccer gear to Honduras. Finally, we collected 98 food items that have been donated to the York County Food Closet right here in our own community!
COLLECTING GENTLY USED SOCCER GEAR
We collected gently used soccer gear which will was distributed by a mission team in Honduras It was great to be able to share the joy of the game with those less fortunate.
YFC PATRIOT BOYS HELPING WITH RELAY FOR LIFE
The gear was distributed in Honduras by a local mission team from Yorkminster Presbyterian Church. The equipment was handed out in several different communities. Everywhere they went the crowds gathered to touch the cleats and gear. The distribution was very orderly and for many children this is one of the first times they had any proper gear. Many use a mango for a ball! The teen missionaries were able to connect even more with the kids in Honduras because of the gear--and many pick up games ensued. It was even more exciting as the World Cup was going on. The generosity of the team from The Estados Unidas spoke loud and clear and the people of Honduras were very grateful!
MARCH 2016--YFC COACHES VOLUNTEERED THEIR TIME TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND SKILLS TO YORK COUNTY REC SOCCER COACHES