Beginning Friday, June 11 through Sunday, July 11 Diesel Filling Station will donate $1 for Every Peroni Sold to Soccer in the Streets

Atlanta, GA- June 10, 2010 Diesel Filling Station, conveniently located in the heart of Virginia Highlands, is teaming up with Peroni Nastro Azzurro to help raise money for local philanthropic organization Soccer in the Streets during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Beginning Friday, June 11 through Sunday, July 11, Diesel will offer $4 Peroni pints and will make $1 donation for each pint sold to Soccer in the Streets. A favorite hangout for sports enthusiasts, Diesel will show every game beginning at 10 a.m. and will have a special World Cup menu, a $5 Bloody Mary bar during early matches, and a brunch buffet for the USA Matches on Friday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 23.

Funds raised for Soccer in the Streets will help send three local youth to the FIFA Football for Hope Festival in South Africa this summer as part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Katelyn Longino, Jose Fonseca, and Isaac Fonseca were selected to be a part of Team USA at the Festival, along with participants from the Starfinder Foundation in Philadelphia and the Urban Soccer Collaborative in Washington, DC.

The promotion will be officially kicked off with an appearance on WAGA Fox 5’s Road Warrior segment during Good Day Atlanta tomorrow morning (Friday, June 11).

If you have any questions about how you can help Soccer in the Streets, please contact Deputy Director Jason Longshore at



Soccer in the Streets

Soccer in the Streets, a non-profit organization based in Atlanta, GA, empowers kids who lack opportunity by using soccer as a medium to make them employable adults. Founded in 1989, the organization links life skills with soccer skills and helps at-risk kids thrive at school and at home through out-of-school programs, mentoring relationships, academic support and hands on experience. Our programs develop the next generation of leaders who will eventually cultivate change and progress in their communities. For more information, please visit

Diesel Filling Station

Inspired by the Virginia Highlands filling station that once stood in its place, Diesel Filling Station has become a neighborhood destination that is equal parts pub, restaurant and late night hangout. In addition to a 50+ beer menu featuring craft & high gravity beers, Diesel has a clever cocktail menu and serves reliable comfort food with a twist. Diesel Filling Station is located at 870 N. Highland Ave. Atlanta, GA 30306. Call 404.815.1820 or visit for more information

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