Sunday, April 24, 2011

Online Soccer Academy World Juggle-a-thon to benefit Nothing But Nets on World Malaria Day

Every 45 seconds a child dies from Malaria. That is why we created the Online Soccer Academy World Juggle-a-thon to benefit Nothing But Nets. Soccer players, fans and coaches will juggle to get better, juggle to save lives at 6pm their standard time on April 25, 2011 - World Malaria Day. Prior to 4/25 they download a pledge sheet on our website and collect pledges and donations. After the OSA World Juggle-a-thon participants mail in their donations to us. We mail them back a shirt and any incentive level prizes earned. Then all the proceeds are donated to Nothing But Nets. For every $10 raised Nothing But Nets provides a bed net to person in Africa. This keeps mosquitoes off of them at night, keeping them from getting malaria and basically saving their life. Juggle to Get Better, Juggle to Save lives.

Get all the details right here.

OSA World Juggle-a-thon Highlights so far:
-28 pro players on board including Jay Demerit and Carli Lloyd from the US National Team
-Multiple pro freestylers participating including 16 year old phenom Indi Cowie (she was on Good Morning America and New York Times recently)
-One freestyler is going for Guinness World Record of most sole juggles during OSA World Juggle-a-thon
-Multiple youth soccer clubs and pro supporters groups are participating and hosting OSA World Juggle-a-thon parties
-CASL in North Carolina is hosting a two field OSA World Juggle-a-thon party - they have over 10,000 members
-Over 10 user submitted OSA World Juggle-a-thon promo videos have been made
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