Saturday, September 20, 2008

Remember AYSO

Ah, the joys of AYSO!

Many people in the U.S., including Cobi Jones, first kicked a soccer ball around in AYSO. Besides introducing kids to the joys of soccer, the organization also supports projects to make the world a better place. They're working on a new venture with Barsa these days.

An AYSO worker explained: AYSO is working with FC Barcelona on a Malaria No More campaign. Basically what we are doing is asking anyone who plays youth sports (specifically soccer) to find family members, friends, etc to donate $1 for each game they play in order to raise money to buy bed nets. There are some pretty cool prizes as well. The website is

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