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Soccer camp aimed to help at-risk youth

Original post made on Jun 30, 2014

While the top soccer teams duke it out in Brazil for the World Cup championship, hundreds of kids at Cooper Park in Mountain View are participating in their own World Cup.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, June 30, 2014, 10:32 AM

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Posted by All kids are at risk
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:49 pm

That is why Good parenting is so important!!!


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Posted by Joe Seither
a resident of another community
on Jun 30, 2014 at 10:58 pm

Yes "All kids are at risk" is right, and some more than others. KLD can't serve all kids and can't mitigate all risks, but focuses on providing a boost for a target group of deserving kids. Huge thanks to the Mountain View and Sunnyvale community of parents, helpers and donors for allowing KLD to impact many hundreds of young lives.


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Posted by Kal Sandhu
a resident of Castro City
on Jul 1, 2014 at 12:30 am

I remember the day Pavan Nigam called me about this great idea his son, Akash, had. I was so happy to introduce him to 2 awesome folks: Police Chief Scott Vermeer & Oscar Garcia, CEO of the Mtn View Chanmber of Commerce. The rest is awesome history. I'm still waiting for my invite to coach:)

Keep,up the awesome work. You all have made life a little better for so many kids and kept their dreams and aspirations alive.

Kal Sandhu
Former Chair HRC City of Mountain View


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Posted by Katie Gomez
a resident of Castro City
on Jul 1, 2014 at 10:35 am

Who is the contact person for this camp? Do you have an email for them? I'd like my child to go next year?


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