Jennifer Demski holding soccer balls standing in front of goal

The Greater Good


The Greater Good

Jennifer (Fallbacher) Demski, Eng ’93

A goal to give second life to used soccer gear went into overdrive when the Demski family and friends teamed up. It took special connections but, as Jennifer says, the result was a “match made in heaven,” and a partnership formed with a soccer league in Veradero, Cuba. Collections at three Illinois locations yielded 400 pounds of gear. All of it was cleaned, packed and shipped, and soon 150 kids who once lacked uniforms and played barefoot were wearing colors and cleats. •

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