Moscow. June 4. INTERFAX – on the eve of the world Cup in 2018 in Moscow will host the football competition of homeless people.
As reported on Monday, the website of the Orthodox service of assistance “Mercy”, the competition will be held in the sports center “Leader” in Sokolniki Park at 11:00. Sporting event will end with a picnic.
Participants – homeless wards of the Moscow crisis centers, the staff of these centers and the people who sympathize with the homeless.
Each team will have seven players: four homeless people and three staff and volunteers of the organization, which helps homeless people.
Just competing will be four teams: team service “Mercy”, a team of a multifunctional centre for homeless “Friends on the street” team of socially-rehabilitation centre “a Warm welcome” and the social center of St. Tikhon in the Donskoy monastery.
“The championship among the homeless is a step towards solidarity with those who find themselves without a roof over your head”, – noted the organizers of the competition.
To help the championship in different ways: make a donation to organizations that help the homeless, come cheer on the team (the tribune and the field located under a canopy), to bring food and beverages to a picnic, spread the word about the event among your friends in the social network.