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Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Immigrants & Refugees
  • Sports & Recreation


800 QUIK TRIP WAYKansas City, MO 64124 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Global FC exists to bridge diverse cultures to come together, forming just communities where all are free to be fully-known and fully-loved in pursuit of their God-given purpose and potential. Mission: Global FC uses soccer as a vehicle for transformative impact.


Global FC was founded by first generation refugee, Mariya Goodbrake, and primarily serves first generation immigrant and refugee youth in the northeast neighborhoods of Kansas City, Missouri using soccer as our tool for transformation. We support youth with the tools to overcome obstacles to success by providing resources, opportunities, and relationships towards a brighter future. We accomplish this through our three areas of programming: Soccer, Education and Mentoring.

Our holistic approach harnesses the power of relationships to reduce youth violence and family conflict, strengthen communities, inspire academic success, promote health and wellness and to create mentorship chains.


Would you recommend GLOBAL FC?
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by Jordan Z. from Roeland Park, KS (February 15, 2021)
Such a great organization to volunteer with. I enjoy getting to know the kids, my co-volunteers, and the employees. I started volunteering in November and will continue for as long as I can. They take every precaution necessary with COVID as well. Highly recommend them!

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