Salem Hoops Project

No child should be limited from opportunities because of financial limitations. The aim of the Salem Hoops Project is to provide organized basketball training through use of donors and volunteers.

While basketball may simply be a sport, it also provides youth with a positive environment to develop life-skills. Athletics, if used correctly, can be a gateway to achievement in all aspects of life.

The Salem Hoops Project is spearheaded by Matt Espinoza. Matt is a 2007 graduate of Southern Oregon University and has been coaching basketball in the Salem-Keizer School District since then.

"The Salem Hoops Project will provide area youth with a place to develop lifeskills, personal growth, and a sense of community using the game of basketball as source of inspiration." - Matt Espinoza

Your donation will help the project to continue. Since its foundation in the summer of 2013, over 250 children have been able to take advantage of the free clinics.  Money will primarily be used for athletic equipment for the young athletes.

  • Tiffany Glass 
    • $150 
    • 16 mos
  • cole king 
    • $500 
    • 18 mos
  • Lauren Cullop 
    • $50 
    • 20 mos
  • Wendi Paxton 
    • $100 
    • 20 mos
  • Stephanie King 
    • $300 
    • 20 mos
See all


Matt Espinoza 
Salem, OR
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