for KICKS Partners

The following policing, community and corporate partners form an integral part of for KICKS. Each partner understands the simple and beneficial power of partnership – that it improves morale, increases exposure, and links otherwise separate talents, resources as well as interests. As for being with us, our partners don’t tell us, they show us.


Durham College Campus Ice
​Lions Club

ProAction Cops  & Kids​
Toronto Police Association

Community Partners

Big Kahuna Sports
Boys & Girls Clubs of Ontario
Canadian Tire
Canadian Tug Of War Association
City of Toronto – City Council
City of Toronto-Parks, Recreation and Forestry
City of Toronto – Youth Employment
Clarington Toyota
Community World Cup
Compass Creative Media
Damon Allen Quarterback Challenge
Dominos Pizza
Durham College – University of Ontario
Durham Regional Police Service
Emmerson Insurance Brokers
First Student
Harry Geris Wrestling Club
Lions Club – North York Central
Institute of Technology
Inaria Inc. (Sportswear)

Lions Club – Weston
Drechsel Furniture
North York Central Lions Club
Ontario Soccer Association
SOCAN International
Swrl Soccer Skills
The Hangar / Downsview Park
Tim Hortons
Toronto Argonauts Football Club
(Stop the Violence campaign)
Toronto Azzurri Soccer Club
Toronto Catholic District School Board
Toronto District School Board
Toronto FC
Toronto Highlanders Tug Of War Club
Toronto Lynx Soccer Club
Toronto Police Amateur Athletic Association
Toronto Police Association
Toronto Police Service
Varsity Tents
York University


forKICKS & Toronto Azzurri S.C.

azzuriforKICKS & Toronto Azzurri S.C. have been community partners and every year through donations & fundraising initiatives from ProAction Cops and Kids and the North York Central Lions Club,
we have been able to register almost 100 local at-risk youth (boys and girls. 6-16 years) into the 13 week Summer Soccer League held at the Keele Reservoir.

forKICKS & TORONTO AZZURRI have partnered in several Fundraising and Community Events over the years, which resulted in the following; building of our Youth Sports Village, Family Bereavement Rooms at Sick Kids Hospital and Mission trips to Kingston, Jamaica to establish youth/community/Police Programs and to learn from the experiences.

“The Toronto Azzurri S.C. are proud of our partnership with the “forKicks” program and the support we have received from “ProAction” and the North York Central Lions Club,
over the past seven years”.

Robert larusci, Chairman,
Toronto Azzurri, Soccer Club

Our accomplishments

  • Operated Summer Soccer and Sports and Education Camps at the Downsview Park for our local youth and from across the City of Toronto. Thousands of youth have gone through these Camps and Leagues.
  • Trained Parent and Teacher and Police Officer Coaches for the various Teams and Camps
  • As well as for several other Sports, like Football, Wrestling, Tug-of-War, Rugby,Aussie X, Ultimate, and Skating.

PROUD TO ANNOUNCE COMMUNITY SPORTS VILLAGE WILL OPEN SPRING 2014! “The Toronto Azzurri S.C. are proud of their partnership with the “forKICKS in the breaking ground of our Community Sport Village site for the 5,000 sq. ft. Clubhousededicated to full year round Community Sport and Cultural activities. Our club is committed to sustain the program and grow participation.

“Steve, the Toronto Azzurri S.C. appreciates all the help and assistance we have receded over the years from you and your programs. Our project to create a multipurpose Sport and Cultural Center for the immediate Community was inspired from the good work you have been doing all these years. We look forward to a continued strong and co-operative partnership”.
Robert larusci, Chairman,
Toronto Azzurri, Soccer Club