Category Archives: Fieldwork

Overwhelming Need

“We need to maintain the flow of water and food. Basics only, inexpensive but continuous and lifesaving.” – Hala al-Saraf, Director of our Soccer Salam partner, the Iraq Health Access Organization Iraqi Security Forces and their allies are quickly making gains in their efforts to clear the city of Mosul… Read more

Time is running out…

We have just two days left to reach our fundraising goal for Soccer Salam. We need you now! You know that Soccer Salam supports the most urgent needs of families and children who have fled violence at the hands of ISIS. If we do not hit our goal by midnight… Read more

New Goals for Soccer Salam

  Soccer Salam has changed lives. Families forced to flee violence find it difficult to trust others – even those of us who want to help. But we discovered that using soccer as an entry point into their lives allows these families to get to know us, and eventually share… Read more

What if our lives were reversed?

“What if our lives were reversed? What if violence displaced us from our homes? What conversations might we have with our children? How would we deal with a future of uncertainty and insecurity?” These difficult questions were asked by Soccer Salam partner and Iraq War veteran Rick Burns, and the… Read more