PepsiCo Commits $1 Million to Soccer Teams for Black and Hispanic Youth

Team of Champions aims to level the playing field for young athletes

Two female athletes high-fiving
Team of Champions commits funds across eleven teams across the nation.

Soccer is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S., but not all kids have the same access to fields, gear, coaches or fan experiences that other kids have. Many nonprofit organizations work hard to provide the space that is required for Black and Hispanic youth in underserved communities to find the same joy in soccer that some might take for granted, but the cause is ongoing.

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