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Jaguars For Change

Help us build Eugene’s community through sports

The Heart Of Eugene

A basketball team serves as the beating heart of a community, fostering a unique sense of comradery that extends far beyond the court. It’s where individuals from diverse backgrounds converge, finding a common language in the love of the game. Through shared triumphs and challenges, a powerful bond forms, uniting fans, players, and neighbors alike.

This comradery reaches its peak during games, where the roar of the crowd and the cheers of fans create an electrifying atmosphere. Win or lose, there’s a palpable sense of togetherness that transcends victories and defeats, forging connections that last a lifetime.

Off the court, the team becomes a catalyst for community engagement, as players and fans join forces to support local causes, organize events, and lend a helping hand. It’s in these moments of unity that the true impact of a basketball team on a community is felt, inspiring a stronger, more tightly knit neighborhood where everyone plays a part in the larger story of shared success.
Your support can make a significant difference in providing opportunities for local youth and fostering positive change within Eugene.


Player Development

Donations help in providing resources and training facilities that enhance the skills and abilities of the players, ensuring they reach their full potential.

Game Experience

Donations improve our overall game-day experience, enhancing the atmosphere, and making the games more enjoyable for fans and families.

Community Outreach

The EC Jaguars, fueled by donations, can organize and support community events, making a positive difference in the neighborhood. This includes everything from charity games to youth clinics and community-building activities. Donations also help support our annual “L. Neal Scholarship” and our “Family Disneyland Trip”.

Youth Development

Donations go into creating youth programs and initiatives, allowing aspiring young athletes to hone their skills, instilling valuable life lessons, and fostering a love for the game.

Access & Inclusivity

Contributions can be channeled into providing opportunities for underprivileged individuals to attend games, fostering inclusivity and ensuring that the magic of the sport reaches all corners of the community.

In essence, every donation to The Emerald City Jaguars is a direct investment in community well-being, youth development, and the shared love of the game. It’s the generosity of supporters that enables the team to continue making a positive impact on and off the court.

Who We Are

For the Emerald City Jaguars, our mission goes beyond the court; it’s about fostering a profound and mutual respect between our organization and the people of Eugene and its neighboring areas.

We are dedicated to becoming an integral part of this community, striving to be positive role models for the youth and active contributors to our city.

The Emerald City Jaguars are not just a team; we are a catalyst with a symbol of excellence. We want our name to be synonymous with mutual respect, community support, and youth development.