Presenting the 2024 MLS All-Star Hometown Heroes.

Major League Soccer, RBC Wealth Management and Black Players for Change are committed to creating positive change and lasting impact in the communities where we live, work, and play our games.  Together, we’re celebrating non-profit organizations and exceptional leaders who demonstrate innovative approaches to serving individuals and communities with the greatest need.

How are the MLS Hometown Heroes selected?

The selection committee, comprised of stakeholders from Major League Soccer, RBC Wealth Management, Black Players for Change and the Columbus Crew will identify four (4) Hometown Heroes based on contributions in one or more of the following areas:

Education and Literacy

Removing Barriers to Access Youth Soccer 


Organizations must be a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization and demonstrate a minimum of one (1) year business operation. 

Read about past MLS All-Star Hometown Heroes

Learn more about the 2022 and 2023 MLS Hometown Heroes and the positive changes they are making in their communities.

2022 MLS Hometown Heroes