Yearly Archives: 2014

My Letter to President Putin

With the G20 in Brisbane recently, Mac wrote a letter to President Putin asking if he would help to get soccer balls to the kids of the Ukraine where the fighting is.  Here’s an article in today’s paper about Mac’s … Continue reading

The Spirit of Football – Play It Forward. Soccer balls for Ethiopia.

How cool is this? When I was in Shanghai I spoke at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS).  I’ve just received this email from a gentleman called Frank Eyssen who is Belgian and lives in Shanghai: “Mac, Inspired by your presentation … Continue reading

Kids of Uganda get soccer balls!!!!

At the Rotary International Convention in Sydney in June this year I met Nassar fromUganda and we talked about how we could get soccer balls to the kids there.  Anyway, we did it!  Thanks to Nassar and his Rotary Club of … Continue reading

At last – soccer balls for Zimbabwe – Thank you Collin, Rotary Club of Bulawayo South and Carindale

Well, it took nearly a year, but we finally got soccer balls to the kids of Zimbabwe in Tjewondo.  This has been one of the toughest assignments with lots of challenges to get the balls delivered.  Collin Nyabadza is from … Continue reading

Trip to Shanghai – 5 Days, 6 Speeches, 800 attendees

Hi Guys I’ve just had the most amazing trip to Shanghai as the guest of President Frank Yih of the Rotary Club of Shanghai and the HuaQiao Foundation.  I had the opportunity to speak to schools as well as the … Continue reading

Brookfield Rotary – Thank You!

Hi Guys On Wednesday I spoke at the Rotary Club of Brookfield.  That’s near to where my Grandma lives.  I just wanted to say thank you so much to Ross (my teacher’s Dad) for inviting me. Also thank you for … Continue reading

India – 31 schools and 10,000 kids

Hi Guys  I have just had most amazing time in India.  Dr Ravi Vadlamani of Rotary District 3150 invited me, my Poppa and my Mum to Hyderabad, Khammam, Sarapaka and Gunter.  I was invited to talk to 31 schools about … Continue reading

Off to India Tomorrow!!!!

Hey Guys I’m very excited to be going to India tomorrow.  Dr Ravi Vadlamani of the Save Our Schools Foundation and Rotary International has invited me, my Poppa and my Mum to India.  I’ll be speaking to schools and Rotary … Continue reading

Rotary Club of Kampala-Nsambya, Uganda

Hi Nassar Mukasa Abdul and John Muyimba from the Rotary Club of Kampala-Nsambya in Uganda asked if we’d provide soccer balls for the kids at the Kabalagala Community School.  YES!!  Mum has transferred $500 and Nassar and John will buy the … Continue reading

Thanks Shisheer! Soccer balls for Nepal

Hey Guys At the Rotary International Convention in Sydney,  I met Shisheer from Nepal.  Shisheer’s Rotary Club is the Rotary Club of Nagarjun and they are going to distribute soccer balls to the schools in his area.  We’ve sent $661 … Continue reading