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UEFA Foundation for Children signs Ivan Rakitic!

The UEFA Foundation for Children is proud to announce that FC Sevilla midfielder Ivan Rakitić is to join the organisation as its first official ambassador. The former Croatian international will have the opportunity to take part in UEFA Foundation-led initiatives, as well as promoting the good work undertaken by the …

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How the UEFA Foundation for Children has helped over 1 million children dream big!

The 2019/20 UEFA Foundation for Children activity report shows the power of football to change children’s lives despite the obstacles and adversity created by a global pandemic – from refugee camps and deprived inner-city communities to war zones in some of the world’s poorest countries. Since 2015, the UEFA Foundation …

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UEFA Foundation: 55 children’s projects approved!

On Wednesday, November 18, the UEFA Foundation for Children’s board of trustees, chaired by the UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, met via videoconference to discuss new projects and the institution’s future. The Foundation’s fifth anniversary is an opportunity to review its past activities and reflect on the future. Despite the COVID-19 …

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VISA donates €50,000 to UEFA Foundation-backed charity selected by Delphine Cascarino!

Olympique Lyonnais forward Delphine Cascarino has directed a €50,000 donation from VISA to Sport dans la Ville, which is supported by the UEFA Foundation for Children. The 23-year-old was instrumental in helping her team defeat VfL Wolfsburg 3-1 in August’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final in San Sebastián and was …

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UEFA Foundation for Children to benefit from €50,000 Visa donation!

UEFA women’s football partner Visa has announced that it will be making a €50,000 donation to the UEFA Foundation for Children as part of its Player of the Match Award activation in Sunday’s Women’s Champions League final in San Sebastián, where VfL Wolfsburg will meet defending champions Olympique Lyonnais. This …

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UEFA hands Germany’s “In Safe Hands” with award & 50,000 Euros!

UEFA has awarded the “In safe hands” association with the “Foundation for Children Award”. DFB President Fritz Keller presented the certificate, endowed with 50,000 euros, to Jonas Ermes at the DFB headquarters in Frankfurt. The former goalkeeper of VfL Bochum founded the club, which has been supported by the DFL …

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World Refugee Day: young refugees eMeet Greece’s EURO winner Papadopoulos!

A group of young refugees from across the world joined Greece’s UEFA EURO 2004 champion and former refugee Dimitris Papadopoulos to talk about football and a lot more besides – thanks to a UEFA Foundation for Children initiative to mark Saturday’s World Refugee Day. The refugees, aged between 13 and …

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UEFA Football and Refugees Grant Scheme winners selected!

The six winners of the 2019/20 UEFA Football and Refugees Grant Scheme have been announced, each receiving €50,000 towards integrating migrants into society through football. The available grants were awarded to the football associations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Iceland, Romania, Sweden and Turkey following an evaluation process by a …

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UEFA Foundation awards €1m to European charities!

The UEFA Foundation for Children has awarded a total €1 million in grants to 20 charities located across Europe – recognition for their tireless efforts to improve the lives of deprived or socially excluded children. Each charity will receive €50,000 in funding support, a critical boost at a time when …

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UEFA Foundation and The Arsenal Foundation help children in Indonesia!

The UEFA Foundation for Children, The Arsenal Foundation and Save the Children are working together to transform the lives of poor and vulnerable children living in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. The UEFA Foundation for Children has teamed up with The Arsenal Foundation and the UK non-governmental organisation Save the …

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