Our kids have hopes, dreams and plans for their future. Our donors, with their unwavering support and caring for the success of our students, are a gift. Thank you for supporting our students.
A special thanks to Rick’s Custom Fencing & Decking for including us as a recipient of their Rick’s Community Support Drive in June. They have made a generous donation of $10,000 to the Maurice Lucas Foundation.
Join us online for our Virtual Event on September 18, 2020 for amazing entertainment, great success stories from students, teachers and mentors as well as former NBA greats and other celebrities sharing their perspectives at this incredibly powerful and inspiring celebration of the Maurice Lucas Foundation.
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
We are sad to report that our 17th annual Maurice Lucas Golf Tournament has been canceled this summer. It was to be held on July 23, 2020. But please plan to join us next year at our event in 2021! It’s a great day of golf that benefits the students in our Academy.
Building Community, One Board at a Time Rick’s Custom Fencing & Decking is excited to announce an initiative to support the communities they serve, and they hope you will help them in doing so! As a local business that has operated in the Northwest for over 40 years, they want to give back, especially in […]
The way we provide support may look different, but the need remains the same. Now more than ever. With the unprecedented crisis, we plan to support Portland Public Schools in order to minimize academic learning loss. Notably, we are filling the gap for parents who suddenly have their children home, but who may still […]
With the unprecedented crisis, we plan to support Portland Public Schools in order to minimize academic learning loss. Notably, we are filling the gap for parents who suddenly have their children home, but who may still be working themselves. Our staff is working with the parents to provide resources, to provide emotional and academic support, […]
Former teacher Karen Barker continues to serve youth through the Maurice Lucas Foundation PORTLAND, Ore. – A lifetime of helping children succeed led to a Lifetime Achievement Award for Central Oregon resident Karen Barker. The World Arts Foundation presented her the honor at its Martin Luther King Day celebration Jan. 20 in Portland. The award […]
The Oregonian/OregonLive is republishing this story as part of our ongoing series, Rip City 50: The moments, people and events that have shaped the Trail Blazers’ first 50 seasons. We are publishing it today, nine years after Lucas’ death on Oct. 31, 2010. Read Full Story >