One By One was recently featured in the Young Achiever's section of the Charlotte Observer. Please check it out!
[Pastor]Padilla took the teens to a soccer field in central San Jose, . . . That moment helped solidify the idea of creating a soccer league to mentor youth living in poverty-stricken areas. Working with Padilla, Daniel and Alex (both juniors at Concord's Cannon School) and Daniel's brother, freshman Ben Wyatt, started One by One Costa Rica.
"(The league) gives us the opportunity to teach the [players] the principles of life," Padilla said in a blog video. "We are looking forward to the upcoming season."
The teens hope to one day purchase a field, which they say may cost up to $1 million. A donor recently agreed to give $100,000 if the teens can match that donation within the year.