TUKWILA, Wash. (July 29, 2014) – Washington Youth Soccer is proud to announce that Olympic and US Women’s National Team Star Abby Wambach is coming to Washington on Sunday, November 2nd and your daughter or son can play soccer with her!
Abby will be participating in an event at the Pacific Sports and Events Center in Tacoma, as a part of the fundraiser for Washington Youth Soccer’s TOPSoccer and Soccer for Success* programs. Every player that registers and takes part in the fundraiser will have the chance to play soccer with Abby.
Each player raising a minimum of $250 will attend lunch with Abby Wambach, and may be accompanied by one parent or guardian. Lunch includes any one item autographed, a picture with Abby, followed by lunch with Abby, a Q&A, and finally a soccer game with Abby and the top 64 fundraisers broken into 4 separate age based games.
The top 64 fundraisers play soccer with Abby, the top 10 overall fundraisers sit with Abby at lunch, and the top 2 overall fundraisers sit next to Abby!
You must register and fundraise to be eligible. It’s as easy as 1-2-3:
1. Follow this link to our fundraising website: www.wayouthsoccerplayhardplayfair.org
2. Click “Register” and complete the short registration
3. Follow the simple instructions emailed to you and email your player fundraising link to family and friends asking for donations for TOPSoccer and Soccer for Success*
*TOPSoccer is our program for players 4 years of age and older who have developmental and/or physical disabilities. The program is based on skill level, not age, and participants include players, coaches and buddies – volunteers who are paired with each player to assist with the game. TOPSoccer creates an opportunity for players with disabilities to be part of the soccer community, where they grow emotionally and physically and where their families, coaches and buddies connect to share in the joy of playing soccer.
Soccer for Success is the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s innovative youth development program that uses soccer as a tool to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles for children in low-income urban communities. The Soccer for Success program provides each school three 90 minute after-school sessions for two twelve-week seasons.
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