Help us celebrate soccer in the Bay Area and gather to make contributions towards two great causes. All donations will be matched at 100% by Google.
32 Player FIFA 17 Tournament - Enter yourself, or watch 32 FIFA players compete for the crown of champion (and some awesome prizes) in a FIFA tournament with live commentating. Make sure to register in advance if you are interested in playing!Community Activities - Games and other activities for community building will be interspersed throughout the event. Representatives for local charities and groups will also be available if you are interested in learning more and joining their causes.Fundraiser Raffle - Every $10 you donate gives entry to a raffle with an amazing prize pool of soccer related items and memorabilia.Food - Food will be available for purchase within Buzzworks as well as from DNA Pizza next door.Drinks - Buzzworks has a wide selection of beers, ciders, and wines available for purchase a la carte. Buzzworks is also running a HenHouse beer festival from 12-4pm. You can purchase an entry ticket combined with the beer festival entry for unlimited 10oz pours on over 12 beers and $3 pours of special beers. See http://www.sfbuzzworks.com/buzzbucks/henhouse-showcase-festival-blowout for all the beers. A portion of the beer festival entry will also go to the charities.Player/Celebrity appearances - nothing to announce yet but stay tuned!
All donations will be matched at 100% and equally divided between:American Foundation for Suicide PreventionThis national charity works to understand and prevent suicide by supporting research looking at the causes of suicide, helping those who have suicidal thoughts or those who have lost someone to suicide, and working with federal and state government on policies to prevent suicide and care for those at risk.https://afsp.org/Saint
Francis Homelessness ChallengeThis local charity organizes with encampment residents, neighbors, volunteers, & City services to:1) Assess and address health, sanitation, & safety conditions to increase livability, and reduce pain points for people who live or work in/near unsanctioned encampments.2) Develop, pilot and lobby for interim secure shelter structures & transitional villages that support the current programming and needs of the City/DHSHhttp://www.saintfrancischallenge.org/
About BuzzworksBuzzWorks has graciously allowed us to host the event. A craft beer haven, they feature 40 beers on tap, as well as over 100 bottled and canned beers. Wine and cider selections are also available. See a live draft list here:Â http://www.sfbuzzworks.com/drinks/.About La Vida BonitaLa Vida Bonita seeks to use the power of soccer, "the beautiful game", to bring together communities and spread awareness around mental health and poverty. We hope to use "the beautiful game" to help foster "the beautiful life".