CHEERing’s Football Fit Recipe Book

Do you know what Ronaldo’s favourite recipe is? Find out by reading our unique football themed recipe book. Thanks to Funding from Forefugees, we’ve written a virtual recipe book featuring dishes from all the countries where our football players and our volunteers come from. See below to open the book! You can see it here…

The trouble with teeth….

…is that if you don’t have access to dental care, they hurt, go bad, and fall out. CHEERing’s Football Fit program, funded through the Barca Foundation and OE, has already helped over 50 children, parents, and coaches access dental this spring care thanks to an MOU with Seeds of Humanity Hellas and their super volunteer…

Football Feet!

As part of our Football Fit program, CHEERing is holding 2 Football Feet sessions, where CHEERing’s football players will learn about foot care and reflexology, and how to take care of their feet so we can practice good foot health and play better football! Thanks to collaboration with the Barca Foundation, Organization Earth, and Acupuncturists…

Rockets and dreams

CHEERing Football Club has launched 2 youth teams, CHEERing Rockets (U12) and CHEERing Dreams (U14). During the Easter break, the Rockets got to play in their 1st ever tournament, winning 3 of their 4 games. The games reflect the tremendous dedication of players and coaches, who travel 2 hours each way to the field by…

Changes for CHEERing and Elna

CHEERing has provided Grow Clinics at Elna Maternity Centre since…since before it was called Elna, and we’re sad that this much needed shelter we’ve worked with for so long is closing. It’s not all bad news though – Elna is shifting to a new model, and families will be housed in individual apartments. CHEERing will…

Scanning and screening

In partnership with the Barca Foundation and Organization Earth, CHEERing is screening our footballers – and their families – to decrease their risk of future harm. This week, we screened 38 kids, coaches, and parents for heart problems with ECGs at the football field. Everyone turned out healthy, and will now be able to play…

Luncheering boxes

When kids at the Malakasa refugee camp told the CHEERing team they were embarrassed to go to school because, unlike the Greek pupils, they didn’t have snacks in their backpacks, we stepped in. With support from CRIBS International, and boxes and backpacks provided by Christian Refugee Relief, CHEERing shops each week for healthy snacks and…

CHEERing launches Football Fit!

CHEERing’s latest football-related activity, Football Fit, launched this month in Malakasa refugee camp. This ‘wraparound’ pilot program provides fun cooking, nutrition, first aid and fitness sessions for girls in our Malakasa football team, thanks to support from @forrefugees and @camcrag. The program is led by Malakasa resident and CHEERing team member Farzana Rahimi, supported by…

Launch of Joint WHO-UNICEF Report on Marketing of Formula Milk Products

Join the launch of a new WHO  UNICEF report on aggressive formula milk marketing & its impact on health & #HumanRights. Largest report of its kind, hearing from 8500+ women. Two launches on 23 Feb: 10am CET & 11am EST. Register: https://bit.ly/3Ht69hE #EndExploitativeMarketing To read the report, please go to the WHO page and download the report, or click on…