Portland, June 20th, 2014. 800 community members volunteered side-by-side with Portland Timber and Torn players at 36 local nonprofits during the team’s Stand Together Week. Players Alvas Powell and Kalif Alhassan got their hands dirty at the sustainable Zenger Farm during the week-long event. Stand Together supports the nonprofits and gives fans the chance to get to know their favorite players (photo credit, Meg Williams-Portland Timbers).
Diego Valeri and Alaska Airlines employees and friends help clean and pack food for local families at Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division during Stand Together Week. Photo, Meg Williams-Portland Timbers
Fanendo Adi packs food at Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division. Photo, Portland Timbers
Timber Joey revamps the Garden at Portland YouthBuilders’ garden. Photo, Meg Williams-Timbers
Darlington Nagbe and the 4 Worlds United Soccer Alliance play soccer with refugee kids at Powell Park. Photo, Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers
Steve Zakuani and the 4 Worlds United Soccer Alliance play soccer at Powell Park. Photo, Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers
Steve Zakuani gives the kids a pat on the back at Powell Park. Photo, Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers
Michael Nanchoff of the Portland Timbers and Adidas help Stock the Pantry at the Oregon Food Bank during Stand Together Week. Photo, Meg Williams-Portland Timbers
Michael Nanchoff poses for a group photo at the Oregon Food Bank during Stand Together Week. Photo, Meg Williams-Portland Timbers
From the Portland Timbers:
Mission The Portland Timbers Stand Together mission is to harness the power of sport to improve the lives of children and families in the Portland metro area through targeted programs, deep partnerships, and philanthropic giving.
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