The Trail Blazers are dedicated to positively impacting underserved kids and families where they live, learn, and play. Click on the icons below to learn more about our efforts in the community.

2017 Respect Assembly with Damian Lillard

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Crabbe, Napier and Harkless Visit Randall’s Children Hospital

Allen Crabbe, Shabazz Napier and Maurice Harkless​ spent an afternoon at Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel​, visiting kids and their families and bringing smiles to faces.
Mar 29, 2017  |  01:40

Video: McCollum, Turner and Ezeli Join High School Students for Visit African-American Art Exhibit

CJ McCollum, Evan Turner and Festus Ezeli had the opportunity to join students from Parkrose High School for a tour of Portland Art Museum's African-American Art Exhibit.
Feb 27, 2017  |  01:54

Video: Trail Blazers Reduce Carbon Footprint Through Upcycled Uniforms

At each of the Trail Blazers five 'Green Games' this season, the team will sell specialty items from upcycled uniforms as part of their commitment to reduce environmental impact.
Feb 24, 2017  |  02:16

2016 Sport for Health Grant

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Dec 1, 2016  |  02:45

Doernbecher Visit 2016

Dec 1, 2016  |  01:35

2016 Hoops for Troops Commitment to Service

As part of NBA Cares' 'Commitment to Service' the Trail Blazers partnered with USO Northwest and the Oregon Food Bank to package goods for families in Oregon.
Nov 21, 2016  |  01:53

"CJ McCollum's Dream Center" Opens, Providing Resources for Local Youth

In partnership with Moda Health, CJ McCollum launched a learning center for youth at the Boys & Girls Club
Nov 18, 2016  |  01:57

Trail Blazers Enjoy Night of Fun and Games with Fans While Raising Money

In the team's second annual 'Game On' event with Moda Health and Nike, players and coaches shared laughs and camaraderie with fans.
Nov 18, 2016  |  01:58

5050 Raffle

Nov 14, 2016  |  00:30

2016 Game On Recap

Nov 4, 2016  |  01:58

Full Circle Sustainability

Oct 17, 2016  |  00:30

Journalism Major McCollum Pays it Forward to Local Youth

"Reading is a big part of life and it's important for kids to understand that" - McCollum
May 18, 2016  |  01:47

Make a Wish - Scott Baisden

The Trail Blazers team up with Make a Wish to give Scott Baisden the ultimate Rip City experience.
Apr 20, 2016  |  03:17

Threes for Trees

Apr 1, 2016  |  02:24

Video: Inaugural 'Blazers Leprechaun Lap' at adidas Shamrock Run

The Trail Blazers hosted a 1k run for youth at state's largest running event in downtown Portland
Mar 21, 2016  |  01:01

Nike Developing

Feb 26, 2016  |  04:06

Video: Trail Blazers Visit Patients at Doernbecher Children's Hospital

Noah, Pat, Ed and Cliff pay a special visit to patients of Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
Feb 16, 2016  |  02:09

Nike Discovery

Trail Blazers team with Nike to take Youth Basketball to new heights in Portland.
Feb 4, 2016  |  02:28

Nike Discovery

Trail Blazers team with Nike to take Youth Basketball to new heights in Portland.
Feb 4, 2016  |  04:13

Video: Trail Blazers Help Mentor Local Youth Through Special Event

In coordination with National Mentoring Month, Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Allen Crabbe, Gerald Henderson, Al-Farouq Aminu, Ed Davis, Noah Vonleh and Tim Frazier hosted 20 youth at the Practice Facility to shed some light on their life stories.
Jan 27, 2016  |  01:40

Blazers FIT Challenge

Jan 15, 2016  |  01:41

Video: Team Brings Joy to Randall Children's Hospital

Trail Blazers players and coaches brought some joy to the children and families at Legacy Randall Children's Hospital on Thursday afternoon, doing arts & crafts, shooting hoops, taking photos and signing autographs.
Jan 12, 2016  |  02:37

Game On Recap Video

Jan 1, 2016  |  02:54

Trail Blazers Launch Rip City Academy

In an effort to promote active lifestyles as part of the Trail Blazers' social responsibility initiatives, the team welcomed over 40 middle school players to its practice facility for the launch of the Rip City Academy.
Nov 18, 2015  |  01:51

Video: Night at the Movies with the Trail Blazers

CJ McCollum, Allen Crabbe, Noah Vonleh and Pat Connaughton joined kids and mentors from Friends of the Children for a special screening of 'Goosebumps'.
Oct 22, 2015  |  02:00

Video: Farouq Visits Blazers Boys & Girls Club

Small forward Al-Farouq Aminu swung by the Blazers Boys & Girls Club to speak with the youth and play some hoops.
Oct 19, 2015  |  02:26


Our programs unite our efforts with those of our corporate partners to raise awareness and address important issues in our community.


Funding is available for nonprofit organizations, schools, and students in Oregon and SW Washington via various Foundation grants throughout the year.


Service Sports & Suds community event at the Children’s Arboretum
Our key community partners are at the core of efforts to support underserved kids and families, offering programs that directly align with our live, learn, and play impact areas.

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Thousands of in-kind donations are given to 501c3 organizations annually to support fundraising efforts, events, and special experiences.


Nonprofit organizations can volunteer to sell concessions at Rose Quarter games and events to receive a percentage of their sales to support their work.