PORTLAND, Ore. — The nonprofit Maurice Lucas Foundation has hired Sheila Zachry as its Academy Manager. She previously worked at KIPP Memphis Collegiate High School, a high performing charter school in Tennessee, since 2013. She started there as chair of the Humanities department and rose to become interim principal last year. In her new role, […]
We are thankful for our partnership with the Jordan Wings Scholars Program and Positive Coaching Alliance and are excited to share that two of our senior students have earned full-ride scholarships. Congrats to Monique Williams from Jefferson High School and Domonique Jackson from Grant High School. Both have been a part of the Maurice Lucas […]
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 […]