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SWB MARYLAND

Serving newcomer youth in Baltimore City and Baltimore County since 2009

OUR PROGRAMS

Through in-school, after-school, weekend, and summer programs, Soccer Without Borders Maryland is a crucial resource to newcomer refugee and immigrant youth across Baltimore City and Baltimore County, MD.

By The Numbers - Most Recent Year

40

youth countries of origin, and 27 languages spoken 

1,053

Youth served through all programs

64%

female coaches

92%

Seniors graduated high school

10:1 

youth to trained coach ratio at core programs 

77,760

Core participant hours

"It's not just soccer, it helps with academics, personal life, everything. It's different because you have more support than you would from other teams or schools that just focus on soccer."
-Dulce, SWB Maryland Graduate

SOCCER HELPS YOUNG REFUGEES TAKE A SHOT AT NEW LIFE IN THE U.S.

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10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Participant Spotlight:

Aya

Since arriving in the US in 2015 and joining SWB in 2016, Aya has excelled on and off the field. She recently featured alongside some of the best players in the world, speaking with Ada Hegerberg, Juan Mata, Eniola Aluko, Blaise Matuidi, and youth from other organizations, discussing equal opportunities in soccer.

Alumni

Spotlight:

Warshan

Warshan, originally from Iraq, spent four years in Syria before arriving in Baltimore through a refugee resettlement program in 2007. After graduating with SWB, he now contributes to SWB through coaching, working with the Collective Impact Team, and even speaking at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

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PARTNERS

Building a more inclusive world requires a shared purpose and a collaborative approach. Our partners and supporters enable us to provide programming to youth free-of-cost, while also providing complementary services to youth and families when their needs fall outside of our scope.

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Altis Endurance Sports
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore City Public School System

Baltimore Community Foundation Baltimore Resettlement Center 

Breath of God Lutheran Church
Charm City Soccer League

Gettysburg College Soccer

Goodnow Community Center  

Hampstead Hill Academy

Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation

Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund

John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School

Leveling the Playing Field

Living Classrooms

Loyola U Ctr for Comm. Svc. & Justice

Maryland Mentoring Resource Center

Maryland Office for Refugees & Asylees
Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation

Positive Tracks

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Friends School of Baltimore

The Park School of Baltimore

The Greene Turtle Fells Point

The Yoga Service Project

Repair the World

Senda
Strong City Baltimore

Towson University

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Vanguard Collegiate Middle School

Y of Central Maryland

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Soccer Without Borders is in no way affiliated with Doctors Without Borders. Doctors Without Borders is a registered trademark of Bureau International de Médicins Sans Frontieres