~ Building Character - Connecting Kids - Creating Hope ~

By connecting chronically ill kids with local sports teams!
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our vision

~ Building Character, Connecting Kids, Creating Hope ~

Kids Playing For Kids aspires to be the primary organization of sports playing children around the world who are dedicated to not only building their skills on the field, but building their CHARACTER by providing FRIENDSHIP, JOY and HOPE for children with chronic and life-threatening medical conditions.

the falcons – our first team!

Kids Playing for Kids - Falcons

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what parents are saying…

I didn't know dreams could hurt this much! But, I did it, my dream came true And then for the rest of the night all we heard from him was that his dream came true!

Christiano after his first KPFK soccer team practice as described by his Mom!

When Max joined the Fighting Falcons soccer team, he found friends and team mates who cared about him on and off the field.

Patricia, Mom of Max, a KPFK player on both soccer and flag football teams

KPFK is a great organization. They have not only helped my son feel like an athlete, but also helped me conquer a fear of allowing my son to play sports, while dealing with his chronic Sickle Cell disease.

Kevyn, mother of Sa'Preeme, a KPFK player on both flag football and basketball

the kids

Sam Nicklay

April 18, 2017

Brendan Davies

March 23, 2017

Morgan P.

August 3, 2016

Dustin Pollinger

October 11, 2015

Levi Stauffer

December 21, 2014

Michael Job

December 21, 2014

Reyna Reyes

May 18, 2013

Tyler Revalee

October 4, 2012

Christian Simmons

July 7, 2012


June 10, 2012

Sa’Preeme Williams

April 6, 2012

Will Pogue

January 28, 2012


March 9, 2011

Kellie Minor

October 10, 2009

Christiano Smith

September 26, 2009

Isaiah Acosta

September 1, 2009

Max Marangella

November 5, 2008

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Please keep Max and his family in your thoughts and prayers as he is back at John Hopkins for surgery next week.