CUFC families,
GRiT Foundation is offering a great opportunity for boys and girls, 14 and older, to combine their love of soccer and expand their global social awareness and volunteer internationally.

Grit Foundation through its partnership with Carlsbad United F.C. is seeking volunteers to participate in a life changing service learning trip. The annual trip is designed to promote global responsibility while also providing soccer development. Each year brings an exciting new country! Our 2015 Global Awareness Trip will go to Bangkok, Thailand.

DATE: NOVEMBER 19 – 29, 2015 – 9 DAYS, 8 NIGHTS
– Depart from LAX evening of November 19, Thursday at 11:30 pm
– Arrive LAX on November 29, Sunday at 5:00pm
ALL INCLUSIVE COST: $2,300 ($1,500 plus airfare [airfare is approximately $800])

We are gathering a list of those who are interested in participating in our 2015 Global Awareness Trip to Thailand. There is an exciting fundraising opportunity for each participant to fund their trip in whole – check out the fundraising page on our website:

GRiT Foundation Background
GRiT Foundation of California is a non-profit organization founded by one of our very own Carlsbad United F.C. players and family in 2014. GRiT stands for GlobalResponsibility ITeens.

The mission of GRiT is to help today’s teens gain global awareness and to promote global responsibility through community service and social work. The aim is to provide assistance to underprivileged children around the world, through soccer and social work. Please check out our website for further info:

The Directors of Carlsbad United F.C. support the efforts of The GRiT Foundation’s mission. Through the partnership with GRiT Foundation, CUFC can help the boys and girls of our club obtain further global exposure, as well as gain a special insight to the outside world and help underprivileged children, all through the beautiful game of soccer.

For more info or to reserve your spot on this year’s trip please email:
Grace Lee:
Jen Pestonjee:

There will be an informational meeting to follow. So stay tuned!