On Saturday, September 2, Operation Go Quickly Director of Water and Santitation Tom Stewart from Kingsland, Texas, distributed over 50 portable water filters donated by Texas Baptist Men to the hurricane ravaged city of Rockport. Thanks to the bucket filters those whose water wells were compromised by the storm can now safely consume their well […]
Amputee Soccer teams from Haiti and the USA compete for the America’s Cup of Amputee Soccer in this USL Network video that highlights the action from the July 29, 2017 match.
Operation Go Quickly, a Fort Worth based community non-profit organization, serves people with disabilities in the less economically developed countries worldwide. Operation Go Quickly believes that a well functioning amputee soccer program can drastically change the perception of people with disabilities. The Haitian Amputee Soccer Team, ranked #7 in the world, is traveling through DFW […]
They say that everything happens for a reason. Sometimes we’ll be in places we’ve never been and meet people we never intended to meet. This is usually how we encounter our most memorable experiences. This is exactly what happened to Jose Daniel, Manufacturing Engineering manager, when he was introduced to the Haitian Amputee Soccer […]
During their visit with Joni and Friends, Dr. Fred Sorrells presented Joni Eareckson Tada with artwork that Haitian Amputee Soccer team member Francillion Chery had made and customized for Joni. Francillion cuts his designs out of old tin lids and paints them.
The Haiti National Amputee Soccer Team played the U.S. Air Force in an exhibition game on July 26, 2017. The Haiti team was hosted by Air Force pilot Christy Wise, the first pilot to return to flying following an amputation. Christy has a nonprofit that provides prostheses for children in Third World countries including Haiti. […]
An article appeared in The Community News that highlighted a friendly soccer match between Aledo Bearcat football players and the Haiti National Amputee Soccer Team. The game took place on July 23, 2017.
The Haitian National Amputee Soccer Team will play an exhibition game at a special event from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at the Stillwater Event Center, 9842 E. Bankhead. In addition to the exhibition game, there will be an art show featuring the works of Francillion Cherry, one of the team leaders. Live music and […]
The Haiti National Amputee Soccer Team arrived at New Orleans International Airport on July 18, 2017, to participate in the 2017 Cup of the Americas in Irvine, CA.