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Mel Young

Kicking Off The Homeless World Cup

Homeless World Cup | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

Today, more than 500 men and women from across the world have arrived in Glasgow for the 2016 Homeless World Cup, each with their own unique story to tell as part of their journey to create a better life for themselves.

The Homeless World Cup: Aiming Towards A Brighter Future

Homeless World Cup | Posted 07.01.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

2016 marks the 14th year of the Homeless World Cup. From an idea that was formed in 2001 to a tournament that now has 64 teams involved, the Homeless World Cup has come an incredibly long way.

The 'Other' World Cup Takes Place in Chile With a Mission to Fight Homelessness

Santiago Halty | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact
Santiago Halty

The entire event is about empowerment: an opportunity to better oneself and sense of worth. James Traynor, the goalie for Ireland, exemplifies everything the Homeless World Cup stands to improve. Later battling drug and alcohol addiction for years, James was displaced at the young age of 13.

Homelessness Is a Disgrace, But We All Have the Power to End It

Mel Young | Posted 12.13.2014 | Impact
Mel Young

People might say that I am being naïve but someone needs to bang the table and someone needs and have a vision to show what is possible.

WATCH: Homeless Soccer Players Leave The Streets For The Paris World Cup Field

Posted 10.22.2011 | Impact

They may not have homes, but 64 soccer teams playing at the Champs de Mars, near the Eiffel Tower, have the chance to represent the countries from whi...