Returning to Roots: F3 Volunteers Make a Difference in Kenya We concluded the year by bringing F3 Volunteers to Likoni, Mombasa, Kenya, where it all began, an organization our Founder & Executive Director founded in 2011, inspiring the eventual creation of Final Third Foundation.
Soccer & Literacy Program Leaps Forward
Soccer & Literacy took a giant leap forward through our partnership with Nationwide Children's Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Family Initiative. Last school year, we were proud to serve 13 schools and over 500 students.
During the Fall 2023 Semester we supported about 220 students in 14 schools. By the Spring 2024 semester we expect to be supporting 360 students in 16-17 schools.
Philanthropitch Success: $50,000 Raised for F3 Hub
Our Executive Director represented F3 at Philanthropitch! We've raised approximately $50,000 out of our $100,000 goal for Phase 1 of our project to establish the F3 Hub.
Environmental Awareness Program Flourishes
Building on the success of the park, our Environmental Awareness Program saw significant progress with the addition of 60 trees along our bike path, thanks to our friends at FACT.
Sprouts Programming Blooms in Spring & Fall 2024 Now, picture children, post-soccer training, in the serene space we've established, seamlessly transition to a learning garden. There, they enjoy wholesome snacks, plant seeds, witness their growth, and engage with the natural surroundings. This nurturing environment is a testament to our vision at F3.
Two distinct Sprouts programs tailored for 6-8 year-olds, conducted in collaboration with Ohio Youth Academy, captivated the participation of over 75 youngsters and their parents.
Columbus Nations Cup Raises $45,000 The Columbus Nations Cup was a massive success, raising over $45,000 - our largest one yet. A significant portion of these funds went to support CRIS Community Connectors.
Join us for our 6th Annual Event on July 13th, 2024! .
Inaugural College ID Camp: A Resounding Success Our first College ID Camp hosted over 50 participants, with coaches from DI, DII, and DIII schools, including The Ohio State University Head Coach, Brain Maisonneuve.
F3 Recreational & Club Soccer Thrives Our F3 recreational and club programs continue to flourish, with over 2500 participants. Coach Seamus Reilly, F3’s Director of Soccer and Coaching Education, is instrumental in bringing our coaches and staff together.
Summer Camp: A Unifying Experience In partnership with Urban Resurrection Community Development Corporation, we conducted an 8-week summer camp supporting about 50 youth. Combining our Sprouts programming with soccer and literacy, our staff delivered an unforgettable experience.