Thankful for so many things!

We are thankful for…

  • All of our current students in 6th through 11th grades that are continually working to become great citizens
  • All the fantastic volunteers that donate their time and money in order for us to continue with our mission “Teaching Life Lessons Through Sport”
  • The Howard Hedinger Scholarship Fund for supporting our students after high school with their financial obligations.
  • For all of our tutors who volunteer their time during their already busy day
  • The staff and administration at Irvington School who for the past six years have partnered with our foundation
  • The community and families that not only believe in us but trust us with their kids
  • All of our generous donors, partners and friends
  • The awesome Board of Directors that keep our dream alive

I’m deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day.

With gratitude,

David Lucas
Executive Director

About the Maurice Lucas Foundation

The Foundation is named in honor of the late Maurice Lucas (1952-2010), the leading scorer on the 1977 NBA champion Trail Blazers team. Besides his outstanding achievements on the court, Lucas also selflessly gave his time and energy to Portland youth. Since its formation in 2010, the Maurice Lucas Foundation has served thousands of students and families through its Academy program, basketball camps and teams.

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