Soccer Hall of Famer Eric
Wynalda, New England Revolution Star Matt Reis and Teammates Lead Hundreds of
Boston Campers through Youth Soccer Skills Clinic at Camp Harbor View
Soccer pros, Josh Kraft, Jack Connors, local news
personalities kick off Sovereign|Santander’s Gold Cup™ 2013 sponsorship and
“Goals for Charity” community giving campaign
(July 3, Boston) – Hundreds
of Boston-area inner city kids dribbled and dodged around U.S.
Soccer Hall of Famer, Eric Wynalda, and Major League Soccer (MLS)
stars Matt Reis, Kevin Alston, Darrius Barnes, Ryan Guy and Clyde
Simms during a New England Revolution Academy youth soccer skills
clinic at Camp Harbor View in Quincy this week.
The soccer program headlined
a celebration announcing Sovereign|Santander’s CONCACAF Gold Cup
2013 sponsorship, and kicked off its accompanying charitable giving
campaign, “Goals for Charity”.
East Boston resident Longhao Huang with
Revs star defender Kevin Alston
Partnering with the New England Revolution and Gold Cup, Sovereign
will donate $500 for every goal scored during the Gold Cup™ 2013 as
well as during Revolution home games this season. The accumulated
funds, up to $50,000, will be divided among the “Goals for Charity”
beneficiaries – Boys and Girls Clubs Boston, Camp Harbor View and
Cradles to Crayons.
The clinic took place following a celebrity soccer shootout where
three teams competed for bragging rights while taking shots on a
goal tended by Revs all-star goal keep Reis, all in the name of
charity. Participants included Camp Harbor View campers, Camp Harbor
View Co-Founder Jack Connors; Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston Nicholas
President and CEO Josh Kraft; Cradles to Crayons Founder and CEO
Lynn Margherio, Sovereign|Santander Head of Corporate Banking
Edvaldo Morata, FOX 25 Morning Show Host Shannon Mulaire, WHDH 7
Sports Extra Host Rhett Lewis, and Comcast Reporter Jessica Moran,
who played emcee for the afternoon.