What a great way to start the week! A BIG shout-out and thank you to Jordan Bader and everyone at Acme Construction Supply for their amazing support of the youth we work with. From hosting career building site visits to being a sponsor of Elevating Our Future! We could not do this without them! To learn more about Elevating Our Future! or to attend, click here: bit.ly/2G1p1nT... See MoreSee Less
Elevating Our Future! An event that both celebrates and raises money for the life-changing work that we do would not be possible without the support of many people, including some special sponsors. We want to shout-out and thank Sean Gabrio of Pacific Wealth Group and UBS for the incredible support of the youth we work with. To learn more about Elevating Our Future! or to attend, click here: bit.ly/2EdH3TB... See MoreSee Less
Van 4 is on the road again! A huge shout-out to Ross and the entire team at Les Schwab Parkrose for fixing one of the vans we use to travel to Little Lift, on field trips to explore college or career options, or on adventures that expose youth to new experiences. THANK YOU ... See MoreSee Less
Hearing “you can’t” can be devastating. Maybe not the first time, or even a few times. But when you constantly hear “you can’t,” “you won’t,” and “why would you”—even in unspoken ways—the word can’t starts to define you. It becomes the way you see the world.
Through 1:1 mentoring, daily classrooms, life-skills/character qualities building, and family support help students in Parkrose say “yes, I can.” We are knocking down barriers to success, to help kids find their “I can” moments. Join us! bit.ly/2AXhAz6... See MoreSee Less
And that's a wrap! We ended camp with a bang, working on defensive slides, taking charges, and diving after loose balls. Played some 3-on-3, 2-on-2, 1-on-1, and even go some push-ups in with Coach Marty (aka: Coach Swole). The kids went home happy and tired, which means the first annual Elevate summer basketball camp was a success!! ... See MoreSee Less
And that's a wrap! We ended camp with a bang, working on defensive slides, taking charges, and diving after loose balls. Played some 3-on-3, 2-on-2, 1-on-1, and even go some push-ups in with Coach Mar...