Blogs

Beyond Borders

I think it is time to address something that was said to me the other day while fundraising for RUFC that has been eating away at me.“You know there are veterans in OUR country who are living on the streets, and you’re helping kids in Africa?”To you, I say this: It is obvious that the issue of veteran neglect plaguing […]

Teamwork

            Hi Guys!!! This month was all about strengthening the RUFC team. To start, we held our first Ray United Leadership Council meeting. I am really excited about all the great ideas and feedback we got from our friends and supporters. The main topic of our meeting was the mission and vision for RUFC. We all agreed that the core […]

My Message to CECA…

​ Hey CECA!!! It’s Ray from Ray United FC. I’m so glad to be back at your wonderful school. First off, I’d like to thank you for all your help in last year’s efforts. Thanks to your support we were able to provide 1,200 kids in Mpigi with healthy meals, health education, and of course, soccer training. It was such […]

#RUFC15 Curriculum Evaluation and Recommendations

During the #RUFC15 Summer Camp, USC students Kristin Dessie and Asia Dean undertook an evaluation of the public health curriculum developed and delivered by USC MPH students and partners from Makerere University. Questionnaires were administered to a group of students before and after participating in health education lessons. The two questionnaires served a dual purpose: 1) Since there is a lack […]

Time to Get Moving!!

My friends and I at the RUFC Pancake Breakfast in November – the small turn out resulted in major cash! Over $750!             Hey guys, its been a quite a while since I wrote a blog so I’ve decided to get a move on.  The reason I haven’t blogged for a while is hard to […]

An Incredible Year

            First off I just wanted to thank you for all the support you have given to the partners of RUFC and I during this 2014-2015 fundraising campaign.  It really means a lot to me and to the kids in Mpigi that will be impacted by these efforts, that you would come to my events, donate […]

An attempt at Vlogging…

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#RUFCMpigi15 trip video

This is a video of clips from my recent events in Mpigi to the music I had playing in my headphones throughout the trip (Music: “Blame it on me” and “Budapest” by George Ezra). Still learning how to use my camera and edit but hope you enjoy.  document.getElementById(“video-iframe-610703287572822520”).style.opacity = 0; document.getElementById(“wsite-video-container-610703287572822520”).style.background = “none”; var videoIframe610703287572822520Content = ” + ” + […]

Groundbreaking in Namambo Primary School

What’s up guys?  Sorry for not posting. As I mentioned in my last blog, I have been in Mpigi and there is no electricity or Internet. The first day in Mpigi we went and did the groundbreaking at Namabo Primary School.  The kids there were great.  They danced and sang for Madam Amelia and us, and we had a great […]