YGI Kickoff – Sunday April 28th

When:  Sunday at 3:30 PM – 5 PM Where:  Washington Trust Bank. 760 SW Ninth St Suite 1900, Portland, OR 97205 RSVP  https://www.facebook.com/events/2257559841224998/ Come learn about kids leading change! The [...]

YGI 8th grader raises over $6,600!

8th grader at Rachel Carson Middle School raises over $6,600! Allison and Brenna at the event Allison, a member of our Youth Grant Initiative, organized a silent auction [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: Directors Blog, Events, Grants|0 Comments

Let’s talk about grant funding over coffee

We love to hear about your dreams, projects and needs for providing opportunities for kids in our community through athletics. We have limited staff and still want everyone to have [...]

Spin-a-thon Auction is Now Open!

The Spin-a-thon Auction, powered by Red Truck, is open now. Click here to view the auction. Red Truck is a new kind of auction site that lets people sell their gear [...]

4 Worlds United’s Momo

Momo. Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer. Momo H. was 3 when his family arrived in the United States from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. He has no memories of his [...]

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: Directors Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

MAC Scholar Athlete Kalani Hayes

Kalani Hayes is a busy senior at Clackamas High School. She currently plays basketball while Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer studying and applying to college. She is also a [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: Directors Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Loprinzi Scholar Michelle Escobar

Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer “Athletics have shown me the importance of hard work and relentless dedication to anything I want to achieve.” Loprinzi scholar and soccer player Michelle [...]

A scholarship shout out for Libby!

Libby Lazzara is the 2018 Houser Scholarship recipient. Pictured here with Greg Houser. She is a graduate of Lincoln High School and attends Colorado College with a $10,000 scholarship. Described [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Categories: Directors Blog, Scholarships|0 Comments

Post 58 is 2018 Impact Award Winner

There’s a reason people flock to the mountain summits, wild rivers and rugged coastlines of the Pacific Northwest. An outdoor adventure can be a transformative experience. But those excursions are [...]

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: Directors Blog|0 Comments

Thank you Trina!

Trina on 3...1,2,3... TRINA! So after almost 2 years as a tremendous thought partner and program champion for our grant program outreach, Trina has decided that her time at the [...]

By |October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Directors Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments