Fixing Teeth in Football Fit!

In the spring of 2022, CHEERing’s Football Fit program helped over 50 children, parents, and coaches access dental care. Trouble with Teeth When CHEERing screened players in our Football Fit program in spring 2022, poor dental health was the single biggest issue affecting parents and children. 86% of children had visible, severe issues with their…

Healthy Diversity Workshop of GivMed

CHEERing was there! Our Administrator and Project Manager Marianna Igoumeniou participated in the Healthy Diversity Workshop of GivMed as part of the EU programme ”Diversity Training Programme for professionals in the health and social sector” that took place in Athens on the 20th of May 2022. The discussed topics were various but all related to…

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…