Community

Multnomah Athletic Foundation

MAF provides confidence- and character-building opportunities with an emphasis on athletic participation for youth. The nonprofit organization awards grants to organizations and post-secondary scholarships to students.
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MAC Community Announcements

Community Action, Event Participation, and Volunteerism

MACorps is an army of volunteers ready to deploy in the service of the club's community. In addition, a number of the club's committees hold donation drives throughout the year.

Event Sponsorships and Support

MAC supports events that serve the greater good, both through sponsorships and by making its facilities available to athletic competitions and other worthy causes.

Other Event Sponsorships and Support
  • State Games of Oregon

  • Oregon Disability Games

  • Every summer, the club organizes and operates up to 10 community sports camps for children as well as free swim lessons through the Minds Matter program as well as drowning prevention seminars for area lifeguards.

  • The culinary staff provides monthly meals to Janus Youth Service as well as hosting an annual Thanksgiving dinner at Rosenbaum Plaza, a Section 8 apartment community that serves residents 62 and older as well as residents with disabilities. 


Fundraising

A variety of community organizations benefit from the club's philanthropy, from mainstays such as the United Way and Oregon Food Bank to smaller community charities.

Other MAC Fundraising Event Beneficiaries
  • Friendly House

  • The Morrison Center

  • West Women’s and Children’s Shelter Lifeworks

  • The Children’s Relief Nursery

  • Dress for Success

  • Janus Youth Services

  • Rosenbaum Plaza

  • Self Enhancement Inc.

  • Portland State University 


Athletic Event Sponsorships and Support

Other Athletic Event Sponsorships and Support
  • Tournament of Champions and John Pellham Memorial Racquetball tournaments benefiting veterans’ causes.

  • State/USA Racquetball High School championships

  • Lincoln High School Racquetball team

  • Summer sports camps for kids 6 to 14

  • Free swim lessons in cooperation with Minds Matter

  • Numerous regional, national and international tournaments in various sports (Basketball, tennis, racquetball, handball, squash, gymnastics, swimming, volleyball, karate and synchronized swimming) 


Local Civic/Professional Memberships

Leadership is important to MAC, both in its members and in the club's mission to be an active part of its community. Here are some of the groups with which the club is involved.

Other Local Civic/Professional Memberships
  • Oregon Sports Authority

  • Oregon Sports Hall of Fame

  • Portland Business Alliance

  • Goose Hollow Neighborhood Association

  • Stadium Business District

  • Oregon Recreation and Parks Association (ORPA)

  • Portland Area Aquatics Council (PAAC)

  • American Culinary Federation

  • Chef's Collaborative