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Wouldn’t it be great to create lasting change in someone’s life with a simple gift? You can do just that when you STAND UNITED with United Way of Central Oklahoma.

We bring together people and organizations to help those in our community with health and human services needs. Harnessing the power of 58 local Partner Agencies, your gift creates opportunities for children, adults and seniors in our community to experience life-changing programs for a brighter tomorrow.

Our Mission
United Way of Central Oklahoma is committed to improve the health, safety, education and economic well-being of individual families in need in central Oklahoma by connecting community resources with responsive and accountable health and human services agencies.

Our Vision
To be the leading organization, building a stronger, healthier, and more compassionate community.

Our Partner Agencies

We provide critical funding to 121 results-oriented programs at 58 accountable nonprofits across central Oklahoma—we call them our “Partner Agencies.” These agencies are doing important work for the central Oklahoma community.

Partner Agencies


People right here in our community are being impacted by one or more programs offered by our Partner Agencies. See how their lives have been changed by the generousity of donors like you!

Father finds hope for his special needs son through Special CareDisabled citizens find joy in the arts through the Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled

Young woman finds hope with A Chance to Change 

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Working with others is what we do best and we hope you will join us in our mission. Your support can make all the difference!

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United Way of Central Oklahoma is rallying hundreds of volunteers throughout central Oklahoma the week of June 19 as part of its Day of Action community engagement program. Day of Action, an annual event, mobilizes the caring power of volunteers and organizations to engage in their communities and takes place in more than 400 communities around the world. Now through June 23, individuals and organizations are encouraged to donate items that can be used as stocking stuffers for the United Way’s annual Stockings of Joy Program. Last year more than 6,000 stockings were distributed to children and seniors during the holiday season. For many, this was the only gift they received. Wish list items include playing cards, bubbles, hair bows, Matchbox cars and travel size hygiene products. Donated items may be dropped off at the United Way’s office located at 1444 NW 28th, Oklahoma City, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. For a complete list of needed supplies please visit  About United Way of Central Oklahoma United Way of Central Oklahoma researches human needs within the communities of central Oklahoma and directs resources to accountable health and human services agencies to meet those needs by improving the health, safety, education and economic well-being of its most vulnerable citizens. For more information about United Way of Central Oklahoma, please visit or call (405) 236-8441.   ###
For the ninth consecutive year, the United Way of Central Oklahoma has earned a 4-star rating – the highest possible – from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity ranking service. Acknowledged for its commitment to donor accountability and transparency, the United Way continues to effectively execute its mission in a financially efficient manner.