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Westbriar Elementary's Sixth Graders Score With Mali Soccer Drive

At Westbriar Elementary School's International Night, a team of sixth graders kicked off a drive for gently-used and new soccer equipment to benefit the SOS Children's Villages in Mali.

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A team of Westbriar ES sixth graders hosted a drive for gently-used soccer equipment to benefit the SOS Children's Villages in Mali. The Mali Soccer Drive team sent 117 shirts, 42 shorts, 36 pairs of socks, 24 soccer balls and other gear to the orphanage.

Over the course of a week, the Mali Soccer Drive team collected money to acquire 117 shirts, 42 shorts, 36 pairs of socks, 24 soccer balls and other assorted gear that will be sent to the orphanages in Mali.

In organizing the drive, the students had the opportunity to learn about current events in Mali as they lent a helping hand to children in need across the globe. 

DC United, PJ's Sports and Vienna Youth Soccer contributed to the success of the Mali Soccer Drive.