Celebrating Black History Month

If you know anything about the Multnomah Athletic Foundation, it’s that the foundation is powered by volunteers. Volunteers give their time, talent and treasure. They share their lived experiences, passions, and unique perspectives. The Foundation deeply values the contributions to the community that our volunteers make.

In honor of Black History Month this year, two volunteers speak to why it’s important to contribute their passions with the community.

"We all have gifts and...

Listen and Learn: Title IX

50 Years of Title IX: The History, Present, and Future

Join us for our kick-off event to Multnomah Athletic Club’s newest collaboration with Sport Oregon and their SHE FLIES initiative which focuses on getting and keeping girls and women in the game. This series will provide opportunities to learn from the past and take action in the present and into the future. Each session will have a different format and you do not want to miss the experience. Everyone is welcome!

Tuesday, October...

Big Yard Foundation Book Drive

On June 29 a Book Drive for the Big Yard Foundation was held in the club's turnaround. Through the thoughtful donation of new or slightly used books, we added over 150 books to our grant partner's distribution for kids in the Portland area.

If you missed the drop off and want to order and send books to the foundation for the book drive, please have them sent to Multnomah Athletic Foundation at 1849 SW Salmon Street, Portland OR, 97205.

Individuals may also drop off books with At Your...

The Power of Community and Giving Back

For both Brennan and Cameron Scarlett, the Multnomah Athletic Club has been an example of the power of community. As MAC Scholar Athlete recipients in 2009 and 2013 respectively, they were awarded a complimentary two-year membership to the club, both decided to remain a part of the community and transitioned to adult members after completion of graduation. Brennan recalls the resources that opened up for him and how beneficial they were to his athletic success.

During his time at Central...

As Title IX Turns 50, an Accomplished Athlete Looks Back, and Ahead

Multnomah Athletic Club member and St. Mary’s Academy Athletic Director Anna Maria Lopez has a long and illustrious career that spans high school, college, and professional athletics. Her many accomplishments include being named Oregon Prep Athlete of the Year excelling in basketball, volleyball, softball, and discus; playing on two national championship volleyball teams at the University of Southern California (USC); lettering three years in basketball at USC; and being recognized as...