Your chance to donate to the ‘Used Soccer Boots Program’

Find out how you can contribute old, used football boots to disadvantaged children in Grenada – a great initiative designed by the Grenada Football Association President Cheney Joseph…

The ‘Used Soccer Boots Program’ is a recently set up project, created by the GFA President Cheney Joseph – who I spoke to on Twitter about this initiative. Immediately after speaking with him I appreciated how important this programme is for young Grenadian kids who are not able to afford their own boots.

Every youngster deserves to kick a ball around and without adequate footwear it makes doing so a lot harder. We often take boots for granted but not everyone is fortunate enough to own a pair.

If you have (or know of anyone who might) a pair of boots that you don’t use anymore and they’re just sitting there doing nothing – then you can do a good thing and donate them to kids between the ages of 6-17 on the island. As long as they are in good condition and you can play adequately in them – irrespective of their brand, color or ‘special’ features – then they’ll do. And they’ll make a young child a very happy person indeed.

For readers from the US, the Grenada FA has released the following address on their website:

Donations should be addressed as follows: 

Grenada Football Association
Used Soccer Boots Program
Attention to: Mr. Ivan Osorio
Warehouse Manager, (CONCACAF)
CONCACAF Office Address: 
1000 5th Street, Suite 400
Miami Beach, FL 33139.

Or alternatively you can send your donation(s) to the GFA address:

Grenada Football Association
National Stadium
Queen’s Park
St. George’s
Grenada
Telephone: 473 440 9903

For keen contributors based in the UK/Canada, the GFA has explained: “We are currently working on addresses in the United Kingdom and Canada and will be providing you with those addresses as they become available.” 

By Nathan Carr

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2 thoughts on “Your chance to donate to the ‘Used Soccer Boots Program’

  1. I would like to donate kids football boots I am based in the UK, can you please confirm where I can send them too???

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