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Soccer Silicon Valley Community Foundation has sponsored or co-sponsored a number of events with the purpose of raising much-needed funding for worthy organizations, such as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Contributing to our mission of building community through soccer, SSVCF brings together Earthquakes players, staff, fans and members of the community to participate in these efforts.

Art for Abronzino Bowl
On Friday, July 12, 2013, SSVCF will be holding an art auction and wine reception fundraiser to benefit the San Jose Park Foundation's Abronzino Field House Project, which will erect a soccer field house at the Umberto Abronzino Soccer Bowl at Watson Park. read more

Hannah Welker Award
In 2010, Bay Area soccer fans, through SSVCF, honored the FC Gold Pride player who best exemplified community service with the Hannah Welker Memorial "Spirit of the Game" Award. The inaugural award was bestowed at the 2010 SSVCF Annual Dinner. read more

Friends of Joe Vide
Soccer Silicon Valley Community Foundation, in tandem with the San Jose Earthquakes and its 1906 Ultras supporters group, raised $1600 for former San Jose Earthquakes player Joe Vide's medical expenses battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma. read more

Kick Autism World Cup Viewing Party
The Kick Autism World Cup Viewing Party on June 20, 2010 benefited IPSTP (Independent Peer Socialization Training Program) and brought together Quakes players, staff and supporters for an unforgettable brunch at the San Jose home of Georgie Huff. read more

FC Gold Pride Lion's Den
In 2009, SSVCF partnered with FC Gold Pride, the Bay Area Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) franchise, and the Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative (BAWSI), Brandi Chastain's non-profit devoted to promoting fitness among and providing athletic role models to local girls at 20 different school sites in the South Bay, to sponsor the "Lion's Den" section at Gold Pride games. read more

Autism Walk
On May 30, 2009, SSVCF partnered with the San Jose Earthquakes and California Custom to sponsor the "Miles for Missy" Walk Team in the "Walk Now for Autism" fundraiser. Missy is the autistic older sister of former Quakes defender Ryan Cochrane. read more

Light the Night Walk
In 2008 and 2009, SSVCF partnered with the San Jose Earthquakes, Club Quake and California Custom to co-sponsor Earthquakes fans participating in the Light the Night Walk in Palo Alto, CA to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). read more

San Francisco SoccerFest
SSVCF was a proud sponsor of the inaugural Carnaval San Francisco SoccerFest on May 24-25, 2008. Organized by former California Victory forward and San Jose Earthquakes staffer Yuri Morales, SoccerFest is a fun, interactive soccer event designed to encourage and support young people in discovering and developing their athletic talents. read more


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