Annual Award Given to Trail Blazers Player Who Exemplifies the Spirit of Maurice Lucas Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic was chosen as the recipient of the 2018-19 Maurice Lucas Award. Trail Blazers President & CEO Chris McGowan, President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey; and Pam Lucas, widow of Maurice Lucas, presented the award to […]
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Our good friend, Howard Hedinger, passed away on February 15, 2019. I’ve known Howard most of my life. He was a good friend of my dad and a part of our family. I have pictures of my brother and I as kids hanging out with Howard and my dad. Howard set such a high standard […]
We are excited to announce that the Trail Blazers Foundation 50/50 raffle on January 5, 2019 is benefiting the @mauricelucasfoundation. Fans may purchase raffle tickets at the game for a chance to win 50% of the jackpot, with the other 50% going to benefit the Trail Blazers Foundation and The Maurice Lucas Foundation. *Update: The […]
Make a Giving Tuesday Donation. Giving Tuesday is happening right now. You can donate and help support the Maurice Lucas Foundation. The funds donated for the Maurice Lucas Foundation will support the afterschool academy and athletic programs the Foundation provides for underserved youths and supports college scholarships for High School students. Sometimes a video is worth a thousand words. If you’ve […]
PORTLAND, Ore. – Oh what a night! The Maurice Lucas Foundation’s eighth annual Celebration Dinner & Auction on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Portland Hilton attracted 650 supporters and raised more than $731,000. The funds will support the academic and athletic programs the foundation provides underserved youths at Harriet Tubman Middle School and six high […]
VIP EVENT “CHARITIES UNITE PDX” – PRIVATE HANGAR PARTY AT THE OREGON INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW The first annual Charities Unite PDX event held on September 28, 2018 was a huge success! This special private hangar air show event united us with Self Enhancement, Inc. and Brian Grant Foundation to raise awareness and support of our […]
On September 21, 2018 Executive Director David Lucas and former NBA players Bill Walton and Lionel Hollins presented the foundation’s annual Maurice Lucas Enforcer Award to former Trail Blazer player and current foundation board member Bobby Gross. The award is given annually to an individual who best embodies many of the characteristics that its namesake […]