Just for Kicks – Building a Football Field for Underprivileged Children in Brazil

On August 8th’s a fundraising event titled ‘Just for Kicks’ will be held in Toronto to support the building of a football (soccer) field in Brazil’s Recife province. The money is going to Love.Fútbol’s Field of Hope project, which will build a real field to benefit the thousands of neighborhood children who currently play football in unsafe and unsanitary conditions. This is also part of a larger effort to build 30 football fields for youths across Brazil by 2014.

‘Just for Kicks’ is Zaynah Khanbhai’s project in the Landmark Education SELP program, and is being held at Cajú restaurant in Toronto on 922 Queen Street West, with the event going from 6:30 to 11:30pm. A ticket to the event, which costs $45 and can be obtained via the Just for Kicks Facebook page, provides guests a complimentary drink, Brazilian hors d’oeuvres, music and a chance to win a variety of raffle prizes.

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