Goals for Girls

An initiative aimed at helping girls through the game of soccer

Championship Celebration with Fans, Thorns @ Flash, 8.31.13

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Photo by Howard Smith

Here’s your chance to play futsal with members of the 2013 NWSL Champion Portland Thorns FC, and support a great cause. Join Thorns head coach Cindy Parlow Cone and forward Danielle Foxhoven* on Saturday, November 9 at Rose City Futsal for this special event.

All proceeds from the “Girls Fun Night Out” event will go towards Goals for Girls, and Parlow Cone’s “India 2014” initiative. As part of “India 2014,” Parlow Cone and seven local soccer players (ages 16-18) will be traveling to India this winter to work with 120 Indian girls (ages 9-15) from impoverished and leprosy affected communities. Together, the girls will be involved in service projects, soccer and life-skills activities that focus on promoting self-esteem, leadership and cooperation in an all-female environment.

Registration is $40 per person for one of two sessions. Session I is from 6 – 7:15 pm and Session II is from 7:45 – 9 pm. Please note that a special third session has just been added (as of the week of October 28). Session III is from 9:15 -- 10 p.m. Space is limited to just 60 players per session.

To sign up, complete the registration form and waiver below (bring your completed waiver with you to the event).

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Can’t make it on November 9th? Join Thorns FC Head Coach Cindy Parlow Cone at Cosmic Pizza in Eugene on Saturday, October 19 for an exclusive viewing of the ESPN documentary Nine for IX: The ‘99ers. Parlow Cone, a featured member of the women’s 1999 U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team will discuss the film and be available to answer questions from attendees. The event is a benefit for Goals for Girls.

See additional details about the viewing party.

What is Goals for Girls? Goals for Girls is an international initiative of girls helping girls through the game of soccer. Goals for Girls connects girls from around the world through cultural exchange, service, teamwork, and life skills education. All of which is taught through the game of soccer. For more information on Goals for Girls, please email goalsforgirlspdx@yahoo.com.

* Player(s) subject to change