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1st Annual FootGolf Shootout a Success

  On Saturday, August 22nd, Active Children Portland hosted our first annual AC Portland FootGolf Shootout Sponsored by adidas. 113 players participated in the tournament at Glendoveer Golf Course. The Shootout was a huge success, and we’re already looking forward to next year’s event! “It was so much fun!  Everyone was having a great time and thanks to our sponsors, we had great food

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50% off at adidas!!!

50% off Employee Store Pass Our amazing partners at adidas America are offering an opportunity to all of our supporters to come and shop at the Employee store where you will receive 50% off of your purchase. In addition to the great savings, a portion of the proceeds will benefit AC Portland. The pass is valid from Aug.14th-Sept.13th 2015. Click here to download the store

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We’ve moved!

Active Children Portland Moves to New Office New location puts AC Portland closer to program sites and communities Portland, OR, August 10, 2015: Today, Active Children Portland is proud to announce we’ve moved our offices to 7931 NE Halsey Suite 201, Portland, OR 97213. Our new offices help put Active Children Portland closer to our program sites, in addition to putting us closer to

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AC Portland All-Stars
Molly wearing her uniform with pride!

Holistic education works!!

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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Meet Kap!!

Meet Kapatisok Laila. Kap is a 5th grader at Whitman Elementary. He tells us the story of how he has basically been playing Basketball before even walking. He got his first Basketball when he was only one year old, since then his passion for the sport has only grown. When he was seven years old, he started playing on rec teams. This is his

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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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