South Texas Youth Soccer young soccer players have a new friend, soccer legend and Olympic Gold Medalist Alex Morgan. Ms. Morgan, along with South Texas Youth Soccer, has launched an innovative and fun fundraiser to benefit STYSA charities, TOPSoccer and Soccer Across America.
Alex will be appearing in San Marcos on Saturday, November 1 and in Houston on Sunday, November 2.
Players who raise $250 will meet and have lunch, with a parent or guardian, with the soccer legend herself at STYSA’s soccer celebration with Alex Morgan. Alex Morgan said, “I’m thrilled to team up with South Texas Youth Soccer to raise both money and awareness for TOPSoccer and Soccer Across America. I can’t wait to meet all the young soccer players of South Texas on November 1st and 2nd!”
Players raising $250 will, with a parent or guardian, have lunch with; get any item autographed by Alex, pose for pictures with Alex, attend a Q&A with Alex AND , IF YOU ARE A TOP 64 OVERALL FUNDRAISER, EVEN PLAY IN A SOCCER GAME with soccer legend Alex Morgan.
When registering you may select the event site you’d like to attend, either Saturday, November 1 in San Marcos or Sunday, November 2 in Houston.
Jennifer Davis, Executive Director of STYSA says, “We are very excited to introduce Alex Morgan to soccer’s future stars growing up here in South Texas. We are also thrilled to partner with her to generate funds and increase awareness for our selected charities. This is teamwork at its best!”
During the fundraising campaign, as players collect donations they will receive, at the:
- $150 level: A flexible wrist band engraved with Alex Morgan’s “Play Hard, Play Fair” message.
- $200 level: A commemorative event T-shirt.
- $250 level: An invitation to attend, with a parent or guardian, the Soccer Showcase featuring Alex Morgan including lunch with Alex, pictures and autographs followed by a Q&A and then a soccer game with the top 64 fundraisers and Alex!
- $500 level: A copy of Alex Morgan’s new book, “Win or Lose.”
AT EACH EVENT the top 10 overall fundraisers will sit with Alex during lunch at the head table and the top 2 overall fundraisers will sit next to Alex at lunch. The top 64 overall fundraisers will play in a soccer game with Alex after lunch!
For more information go to the South Texas Play Hard Play Fair website: