Whoops, spoke too soon ...
Apologies, but Google has rejected all the e-mails we just sent as spam. Apparently we can't send bulk e-mails from the new project Gmail address. We will be re-sending the... Read more
Technical difficulties, e-mail will go out tomorrow
Apologies, but we had some technical difficulties with Kickstarter's Backer management functionality over the weekend, fulfillment e-mail will go out tomorrow.
Stay tuned, update on Kickstarter Backer fulfillment coming this weekend!
Dear Kickstarter Backers,
Thank you all so much for your extraordinary patience and support through this incredible journey. As you can see above, the DVDs arrived this week! We will... Read more
Finally! Production to begin!
The creators of the Beautiful Project would like to thank all our backers for their immense patience and support. We received word yesterday that the US Soccer Federation has accepted... Read more
We've received US Soccer approval!
Good news for the Beautiful Project!
First, a quick recap:
When we last left off, the Beautiful Project was waiting for final approval from the United States Soccer Federation (which... Read more
Awaiting Final Approval from US Soccer - Almost there
Dear Beautiful Project Kickstarter Backers,
Hopefully this will be the last update before we notify you that we are manufacturing and shipping DVDs.
One last hurdle remains. We are waiting... Read more
Beautiful Project Website to launch soon!
Memorial Day is approaching, and for many lot of families that means a weekend full of girls soccer.
For us it means getting even closer to another milestone. We are... Read more
Project Update (sorry for the delay)
Dear Beautiful Project Backers,
We got this comment from Amanda today: "SCAM SCAM SCAM! Still no dvd? Hope your enjoying that $36,000 you took from people. Thieves." Sorry, Amanda.... Read more
Still pushing forward …
A number of you have been asking for updates on the Beautiful Project, so first our apologies that we haven’t sent one in a while.
Serves us right for making... Read more
Pressing forward ...
Beautiful Project Supporters,
March is going to be a big month as we push forward toward completion of “Beautiful: Teaching Girls Soccer the Boston Breakers Way,”so we thought it... Read more
T-shirts are in, head coach is out ...
As writer and director John Milius once said: “Pain is temporary, film is forever.”
I’m trying to remember that as the Beautiful Project deals with our latest challenge - the... Read more
And the winner is ... Bella!
Congratulations to Beautiful Project backer Kevin Johnston!
Kevin's submission in the Name the "Beautiful" Logo Girl Contest was our big winner.
Kevin came up with "Bella," which of course means... Read more
Announcing the "Beautiful 12" warmup
We have another exciting development to announce for the Beautiful Project.
Injuries are much too common in girls soccer. And when we started this project we knew it wouldn't be... Read more
June 24, 2013After short break, the Beautiful Project is once again moving forward at full speed. Sylvia Ranalli, the mother of Executive Producer Ralph Ranalli, was a bundle of... Read more
A great project, by design
Dear Kickstarter backers and supporters,
Planning and development for the Beautiful Project is picking up speed as we head toward the start of production in the upcoming weeks. We’re lining... Read more
101% - Why your "Beautiful" contributions still matter ...
That about says it. Healthy girls and soccer are truly powerful things - as evidenced by the fact more than 400 backers have helped us reach our goal... Read more
One last push ...
We're almost there. We need one more big day ...
We're at 89% and we have more than $31,000 in hand with 36 hours to go. We need another $4,000... Read more
The Beautiful Project on Public Radio!
If you're wondering whether girls and coaching is a timely issue, WBUR, Boston's NPR station, invited me on for a segment today on "Radio Boston."
That's me in the middle,... Read more
200+ backers and counting ...
They were tired. They had just come off an intense 2-hour morning practice in 30-degree temperatures during a week of two-a-days.
But before they hit they the showers or the... Read more
We need 1000 Project views in 5 days!
If the Beautiful Project was a soccer match, the clock would be winding up to 90 minutes, with stoppage time looming ...
... and we're behind.
Time to take a... Read more
Facing the future
Kyah and Lilly
To mark the last week of our campaign may we present: The face of women's athletics in Australia meets the face of the Beautiful Project for girls... Read more
10 Days To Go - Game on!
We're past the Easter and Passover (almost) holidays and the thoughts of girls big and small are turning to green fields and soccer goals.
Sydney Leroux at a Breakers preseason... Read more
Girls, soccer and character
There have been plenty of characters when it comes to professional sports. Professional athletes with character sometimes seem a little bit fewer and far between.
Not so with this year’s... Read more
By Popular Demand: New Reward Packages!
Due to a number of inquiries, we've added new reward packages to address the demand for packages that include one of our so-cool clothing items AND the Limited Edition signed... Read more
First Update: Opening 24 hours were "beautiful"
Wow. The first 24 hours of a Kickstarter campaign are hard to describe. Terrifying. Exhilarating. Maybe a little like cliff-diving, just not as wet.
The exhilarating part has been the incredibly... Read more