OUR BEGINNING

Play for Keeps was divinely inspired. The idea for the program was put into the hearts of several individuals, and the necessary building blocks quickly fell into place.

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IMPROVING THE LIVES OF AT-RISK KIDS

THROUGH ROLE MODELS

Dedicated coaches and youth mentors act as emotional and spiritual role models, offering supportive counseling and teaching life skills


THROUGH SOCCER

Fully funded soccer club scholarships, transportation to practice and games, outings to professional games, training as coaches and referees, and college scouting


THROUGH EDUCATION

High academic standards, help with homework, and assistance with athletic and academic scholarships. We engage at-risk kids as young as first grade -- we know academic performance as early as third grade can predict their future


THROUGH NUTRITION

Healthy, nutritious "fuel" for the kids before practice and games

THE INSPIRATION

Meet the team who brings this foundation to life!

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JT RATTIGAN

Chairman of Business Operations

Run the Foundation – Financials, Strategy, Merchandise

MATTHEW LUCAS

Chairman of Marketing and Technology

Raise Awareness - Website, Social Media, Apps

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MAAZ MOHIUDDIN

Chairman of Fundraising and Charitable Giving

Raise Funding - Donors, Sponsors, Events

JACKSON BENNETT

Chairman of Outreach and Community Events

Serve the Community – Volunteers, Kids Needs, Mentoring

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