Official Opening of Drop in Center and Payatas FC 1st Year Anniversary


This is the exciting update for the Fair Play for All Foundation. Just a couple months ago, the foundation celebrated their one year anniversary. The celebration included the long awaited official opening of the new drop in center located in the heart of Payatas and home to Payatas FC and the FFA. I was honored to be given the opportunity to experience and be apart of the … [Read more...]

“Triking” to Payatas


For my very first trip out to visit the new location of the Drop in center for the Fair Play for All Foundation, I had quite the travel experience. Day started with a short cab ride to the Ayala MRT Station, followed by a crowed rush-hour ride to North Ave. Once I was off the train, I jumped into another cab to St. Peter's Church on Commonwealth Ave, where I met up with FFA's … [Read more...]

Hammering Out the Old Drives New Hope: FFA’s New Home


Today I had the very special opportunity to not only take a look what will become the Fair Play for All Foundations new home, I had the chance to help with it's initial construction. In actuality, it was really more like it's "deconstruction." When I was told that the foundation had finally found it's first physical location after a grueling search for the right place and size, … [Read more...]

Fair Play For All Foundation – Philippines


This past Saturday, teammate Nate Burkey, member of the Philippine Azkals and I had the most wonderful soccer experience, that truly brought us back to some great childhood memories. August 20th marked the opening competition for an unlikely group of footballers here in Manila.  For the past six months a group of children from Payatas, Manila's lastest garbage dump site, have … [Read more...]