We need to raise $25,000 in 30 days. More than 1,000 displaced families and children in Iraq are counting on our Soccer Salam program to deliver food, clean water, medicine, and other essentials before the start of summer.
This effort means a lot to me. I can relate to those… Read more
Today, EPIC and our partners are kicking off an aggressive new campaign in support of Soccer Salam – our lifesaving program that provies emergency assistance and the joy of play to children and families affected by violence in Iraq.
Watch this short video to find out how:
Our goal: $25,000… Read more
Today, our Soccer Salam team is in Iraq’s province of Salah ad-Din delivering humanitarian aid to 200 families in the form of blankets, mattresses, medications, and wheelchairs for those who need them. They are joined by some amazing volunteers, including medical students from the University of Tikrit who are providing… Read more
Soccer Salam volunteer delivering aid to families in the besieged area of al-Khalidiya
The outpouring of support for Soccer Salam has been incredible, allowing us to reach and exceed our original fundraising target of $20,000.
If you’ve already donated, thank you so much!
If you have not yet donated, help … Read more
I’m happy and proud to share some very exciting news with you about TentEd, a project of EPIC. Over the last several weeks, we have successfully designed and are now implementing a three-way project between us, World Orphans, and Terre des hommes, an Italian aid organization. This is one of… Read more
Good news! Soccer Salam has raised over 11,000$ in the short time since its launch and we are well over half-way to our fundraising goal.
At a time of soaring summer temperatures and growing urgency, Soccer Salam is on the ground responding to the most urgent needs of displaced Iraqi… Read more
A displaced family after receiving Soccer Salam aid in Baghdad, Iraq (July 2015/IHAO)
In the 10 days since we launched our Soccer Salam fundraising campaign, we have raised more than 32% of our $20,000 goal.
As I was once forced to flee my home in Baghdad, I know what… Read more
Displaced children play soccer with a ball donated by Soccer Salam (July 2015/IHAO).
In 2007, Iraq won the Asia Cup sending waves of euphoria across Iraq as millions of people took to the streets to celebrate, bringing a brief respite to the violence.
That unifying moment for the people of… Read more
Since 1998, EPIC has remained focused on one goal: peace in Iraq.
One way we’re aspiring to realize that goal is through Soccer Salam, our project with U.S. veteran-led charities to assist and empower vulnerable children and families who have been displaced by the conflict in Iraq.
Today we’re… Read more