Focus on Youth Activity

Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest and Sports Buddies: The Timbers are a presenting partner on the "Sports Buddies" program, a one-to-one mentoring program for at-risk youth with an emphasis on sports. 

Learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest and Sports Buddies


The Timbers partner with Mercy Corps to support international grassroots soccer and sport for social change initiatives Learn more about Mercy Corps


The Portland Timbers annually partner with Hang5 on the Grassroot Soccer Lose The Shoes (LTS) Tournament. The LTS Tournament is a 3v3 barefoot soccer tournament that mobilizes the soccer community in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa. Learn more about Grassroot Soccer



The Timbers work with AC Portland to provide soccer and afterschool programming for youth in the Portland area. Learn more about AC Portland


Playworks: The Timbers work with Playworks to improve the health and well-being of children through safe, meaningful play.

Learn more about Playworks:


ACTIVE BODIES ACTIVE MINDS:  Join Timber Joey, Portland Timbers staff and Burgerville for an exciting assembly program focusing on the importance of summer reading, physical activity and healthy eating habits.  To apply to bring the assembly to your school, download the registration form.

For more information about the Active Bodies Active Minds program, contact Carling Leon, at or 503.553.5538.





The Portland Timbers and our generous sponsors, Alaska Airlines, Burgerville, JELD-WEN, KPTV, NW Natural, PGE and Providence Health & Services – Oregon, invite your organization to participate in the "Tix for Kids" program during the 2014 season. This program, through the support of community-minded organizations and individuals, provides Timbers and Thorns game tickets free-of-charge to those organizations that may benefit from them. Request Tix for Kids for Timbers (Right click on link to download) and Tix for Kids for Thorns.