Saturday, May 15, 2010
“After the 2002 World Cup, when I got some attention, I knew I could be a positive voice, which is why I started this foundation,” says Sanneh.
His mother is a social worker who has been involved with previous foster care appreciation events and helped bring this opportunity to his attention.
Another major initiative of the Sanneh Foundation has been work in Haiti as part of the effort to recover from the devastating January 2010 earthquake. Tony traveled to Haiti in early March in coordination with the Los Angeles Galaxy Foundation and is currently working to bring at least one Haitian team to Schwan’s USA CUP in July.