Some Things About Us


Footies For Smiles is a collection of different football equipment that can bring joy and smiles to children in the Philippines. It brings the opportunity to engage and activate the children hoping that they will stay away from the streets and trouble. Footies For Smiles works together with the head mistress at both the local elementary school and local high school.

Our work

The aim of the collection is providing football equipment to the village Kalombayan on the island of Negros Oriental. With the equipment and cooperation with local schools in the area, the children will be able to play football, which will bring joy and smiles into their lives. Footies For Smiles consists 100% of your volunteer work and no one is paid to help. Therefore, the donations go 100% to the project. It is important for Marie/Malou to emphasize that the volunteers have engaged with their heart in this project to help these children.

Testimonials

It's not about saving the kids - it's about getting them to smile.
Marie Søndergaard
No one have ever been poor by giving.
Anne Frank
We can do no great things, only small things with great love.
Mother Teresa

Project description

Bringing joy and smiles to children is the fundamental goal of Footies for smiles. This will be done by creating a football team in the local community for the local community. We will not only ensure the children have equipment but help with coaching as well to motivate the children and bring the coach new ideas. Right now there are 43 children and only 3 footballs, making it hard for the coach to give them the opportunity and practice they deserve. By setting up this project in an isolated area the aim is to ensure the children stay engaged in football and stay away from the streets and trouble,

The city Kalombayan has made a big impression on Malou. It is a place where children share a pair of football boots between them, so 2 can wear a boot, a place where 43 children are trained with only 3 footballs, but most importantly - a place where football generates a smile.
Kalombayan is a small isolated mountain village where the majority are poor. There is no mobile or internet coverage making it even more important to have activities for the children.
The goal is to bring smiles to the children through football.

Our Treasure Keepers

Rikke Bech
Håkonsen

Denmark

 

 

Lisbeth
Frost

Germany

 

 

AaB/pige-dame
afdeling

Denmark

 

Malene
Holm

Denmark

 

Marie
Steensen

Denmark

 

 

Ricksaw Tours
& Travel
(Scandinavia)

Denmark

 

Gitte
Skovdal

Denmark

 

Nøvling
fodboldklub

Denmark

 

Struer
Energi Park

Denmark

 

Systofte
Boldklub

Denmark

 

Treasure Spots

How to contact us

Footies For Smiles - Smiles trough football

It's not about saving the kids - it's about getting them to smile.

  • +45 61 70 36 40
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  • Lensmannsvegen 23, 9020 Tromsdalen, Norway

Where to donate

DENMARK:

  • Rikke Bech Håkonsen - Nygårdsvej 33, 9260 Gistrup
  • Marie Steensen - Algade 58, 9690 Fjerritslev
  • Malene Holm - Stampmøllevej 2, 8300 Odder
  • Ricksaw Tours & Travel - Østre Kanalgade 16st, 9000 Allborg
  • Gitte Skovdal - Bushøjvej 206, 8270 Højbjerg
  • Nøvling fodboldklub - Nøvling Skolevej 5, 9230 Svenstrup
  • Struer Energi Park - Park Alle 4, 7600 Struer
  • AaB/pige-dame afdeling - Hornvej 2, 9220 Aalborg Øst
  • Systofte Boldklub - Stubmøllevej 8,4800 Nykøbing Falster

NORWAY:

  • Øyvind Henriksen - Lensmannsvegen 23, 9020 Tromsdalen

GERMANY:

  • Lisbeth Frost - Am Vossmoor 1, Badenstedt, 27404 Zeven