Stand Together: Focus Areas

Through Stand Together, the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC work to impact youth through the following areas of focus:


With an emphasis on soccer and inclusiveness of all ability levels

Keeping children healthy in our community by providing safe, structured areas and activities for play


With an emphasis on all students reaching the third grade reading level

Fostering a lifetime love of learning and literacy in our local children


With an emphasis on building local awareness and activism

Growing the greenbelt and gardens within our city limits with the help of local youth and their families


With an emphasis on celebrating the countries represented by our athletes and supporters

Using the sport of soccer to evoke and inspire social change in our community and throughout the world