Levon Ishtoyan Foundation

Mission Statement

The Levon Ishtoyan Foundation, Inc. (LIF), is a non-profit and educational organization founded and based in Los Angeles, CA. The Ishtoyan Foundation, dedicated to promoting physical, mental, emotional, growth and development affortable and competitive programs open to children of all ages through soccer & various other recreaional activities.

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Born on 1947 in Leninakan ( Gumry ), Armenia; Levon Ishtoyan was always inspired by the art of soccer since his early years. Spending his early years as a member in "Shirak", a renown soccer club, Levon progressively made his way to the major leagues of the Ararat Football Club in Yerevan, Armenia, where he led his team to victory in the 1973 Sovier Nationals. From then on, Ishtoyan began coaching and instructing youth soccer, and today, since 2007, the Levon Ishtoyan Foundation was launched to help pursue his dream and provide the community with recreational activities.

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