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Volunteer Appreciation Event Recap

AC Portland had huge success growing programming, staff capacity increase and a key and valuable Chipotle partnership that included a $50,000 check. As AC Portland continues to grow, we understand that in order to be successful, volunteers are vital to our organization. Transforming communities through youth sports takes a community wide effort and that is why we are so thankful to all our volunteers.

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Meet our player of the week, Molly!

Molly Cogburn-Fary is a 5th grader at Markham Elementary. This is Molly’s third year being part of the America Scores program. Based on her gifts and passions, there is not a better program for her than America Scores. America Scores is a program that AC Portland has partnered with that integrates soccer, poetry and service-learning, with an approach that improves students’ health, academic achievement

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It’s Working!

The results are in and our programs are working! Here are a few of the amazing stats from our program year 2013-2014! -BMI Percentile: 81% of participants improved or maintained their BMI percentile in AC Portland Programming last year -79% of participants improved or maintained their aerobic capacity Last Year -Average attendance in AC Portland programming was 82% last year  

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Our Game. Together, We are Soccer!

  One of our favorite thing about soccer is how it connects people from different backgrounds in a fun and meaningful way. Donovan and Jesus are both fifth graders at James John Elementary. The love and support they have for one another is contagious. Their entire team is fun and supportive with one another. It is great team chemistry!   Donovan is a 5th

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Miguel getting ready for practice

Miguel Torres

Miguel Torres, is a second grader who is doing AC Portland, Soccer for Success program for the first time. He moved to Portland last year with his parents from Morelos, Mexico to seek a different lifestyle. Miguel is still working really hard on learning English. Although, it has been challenging he wants to feel included through communicating with his teachers and fellow students. However,

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Emily Neve

This SUN class really showed our youngsters how incredible and rewarding it can be to express themselves through their own voice and composition.”

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Dallas Anderson

Dallas Anderson

Her strength as a leader, her ability to demonstrate good sportsmanship, and her engaging poetry performances helped her to be selected as one of the two students who traveled to New York last April for participation in the America SCORES National Poetry SLAM!

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