Here are a few reasons to love Birmingham United Soccer Association’s annual Serves Day

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Here’s why you should support BUSA Annual Serves Day. Photo via Birmingham United Soccer Association

The Birmingham United Soccer Association (BUSA) does more than just teach soccer; they make a positive impact in the community with their annual Serves Day. Keep reading to find out how.

What is BUSA?

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They are leave their mark in the community. Photo via Birmingham United Soccer Association

BUSA, a local non-profit soccer organization, is one of the largest soccer clubs in the Southeast with over 8,000 annual players. However, they care about more than just soccer.

It is an opportunity those for those who want to play soccer to learn valuable life skills like:

  • Hard work
  • Determination
  • Accountability
  • And sportsmanship

AFC/BUSA Serves Day is a great reminder that one of the main goals of AFC and BUSA is to impact those around us so that we can leave our mark on making our community a better place.”

Andrew Bower, Executive Director of Alabama FC and Birmingham United Soccer Association from press release

AFC/BUSA Serves Day project

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BUSA is a charter member of the Southeastern Clubs Champions League. Photo via Birmingham United Soccer Association

The coaches and players hopped off the field to make a difference in the community by participating in the annual AFC/BUSA Serves Day—a project where teams take a day to serve the community.

The projects include:

  • Food drives
  • Donation drives
  • Camps for underprivileged kids
  • Litter clean-up
  • And more

This year, BUSA players across the Academy, Competitive and the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) teams donated over $35,000 worth of school supplies.

Check out their charity work

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These small hands are making a big difference! Photo via Birmingham United Soccer Association’s Facebook

BUSA’s service to the community doesn’t end after Serve Day. Additionally, they work with several local charities, including:

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama
  • Restoration Academy
  • Shelby County Backpack Buddies program
  • Manna Ministries
  • Little Hands Serving Hearts

Are you looking for a sports program with a greater cause? Visit the Birmingham United Soccer Association’s website here.

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