Harvard and Haiti played in a fundraiser at Harvard Stadium in April (Penny Ashford).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After the Harvard men’s soccer team hosted the Haiti National Team in April in a fundraiser to benefit Partners in Health relief efforts in Haiti and the Haitian Football association, Harvard Athletics, the Friends of Harvard Soccer and the Ted Ashford Foundation made a total donation of $16,000.
The Crimson hosted the Haitian National Team Harvard Stadium April 10. The teams played to a 0-0 tie before Haiti won in penalty kicks, 4-1. Two days earlier, Haiti earned a 2-1 win against Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H.
Harvard provided a free video stream of the game between the Crimson and Haiti in both English and Creole. Nearly 1,900 unique viewers watched the video broadcast, resulting in 64,640 minutes of content.