Category Archives: General/global news

Brazil Chairman Chris Agar has a plan…

It’s time to go and finish what we started.

Ladies and Gentlemen, lots of us have fond memories or have heard stories of our fantastic time in Curitiba in 2014, we built, we made friends, we kick started an opportunity for massive change. Well, as we have been communicating the past 8 months, I’m sad to say that things have not gone to plan and our friends Futebal de Rua need our help once more.

As you may or may not know Brazil is undergoing another period of terrible economic difficulties which unfortunately has meant that the building, which should have been funded and completed locally, still stands unfinished.

I’m sure you agree with me that it’s not ideal but for the sake of the community and the reputation of Futebal de Rua and Lionsraw I believe we must step in and help our friends complete this much needed resource.

So here’s the plan…
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Unsung heroes

In my mind, there’s no doubt that volunteers are superheroes. They really should be issued with a red and blue lycra suit with a very big V on the front. Or not, but you must get my point? What does that make the small staff team at Lionsraw? Continue Reading

An army of supporters

I’d say the question I get asked most in my work with Lionsraw is, who supports you? The angle of the question is usually one of trying to understand just how we can give so much volunteer time, materials, transport, resources, coaching, training, feeding and of course buildings! It is actually a question I’m always… Continue Reading