Stand Together: Focus Areas

2019 Stand Together Community Impact Report

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, embracing all ability levels

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


With an emphasis on all students reading at their respective grade levels, as well as STEM programming

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 in our city limits with the help of youth and their families


With an emphasis on championing BIPOC, LGBTQ+, gender, and disability equity initiatives

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