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OKLAHOMA CITY – United Way of Central Oklahoma will kick off the giving season by celebrating #GivingTuesday, on November 27, with matching funds from local and national organizations. This year when you donate to United Way of Central Oklahoma, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores will match any new or increased gifts, up to $200,000, from individual donors.  Facebook and PayPal are also teaming up to match up to $7 million dollars in donations made to nonprofit Facebook pages, including United Way of Central Oklahoma’s local Facebook page.


OKLAHOMA CITY – United Way of Central Oklahoma is honored to announce its 2018 class of Loaned Executives. Each year, community-minded employers lend key personnel to United Way to work as full-time fundraisers during the annual campaign.


OKLAHOMA CITY – United Way of Central Oklahoma kicked off its 2018 annual campaign this morning and announced its fundraising goal of $17 million! Dollars raised will be invested into 119 health and human service programs at 58 Partner Agencies. In addition to United Way’s campaign, the event also serves as the start of the State Charitable Campaign and the Heart of the City Campaign.


OKLAHOMA CITY – OGE Energy Corp. will join forces with United Way of Central Oklahoma during its annual fall campaign to double new, first-time company contributions in recognition of the company’s 116th anniversary.



OKLAHOMA CITY – Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has announced it will team up with United Way of Central Oklahoma and match any new and increased gifts from existing workplace campaigns and individual donors up to $200,000.


OKLAHOMA CITY - United Way of Central Oklahoma is pleased to announce Campaign Cabinet volunteers who will lead the annual fundraising campaign. The cabinet is comprised of community leaders who volunteer their time to work with United Way by engaging support from companies and organizations across central Oklahoma.


OKLAHOMA CITY – The newest edition of United Way of Central Oklahoma’s research publication, Vital Signs, explores the economic benefits of, as well as the need for, more affordable housing and the barriers to accessing it. Research is focused on the challenges that confront our community, including local discriminatory and predatory lending and leasing practices, and barriers to housing that older adults, individuals with disabilities, unaccompanied youth and those facing homelessness endure. 


OKLAHOMA CITY – United Way of Central Oklahoma kicked off the United Way Pacesetter Campaign with its annual Pacesetter Games on Thursday, June 21 on the lawn of American Fidelity. Pacesetters are businesses and organizations that run early United Way campaigns between June and September, literally setting the pace and drawing momentum for more than 1,500 workplace campaigns that will take place in the fall. Funds raised through workplace giving help fund local health and human services programs at United Way Partner Agencies that address our community’s most pressing challenges. 


During its annual meeting last month, the United Way of Central Oklahoma elected new officers of the board and introduced the newest members who will serve on the organization’s board of directors. Officers of the board include:


OKLAHOMA CITY – United Way of Central Oklahoma celebrated the close of its 2017 fundraising campaign Friday night with its 16th annual Snowflake Gala at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

The United Way revealed a grand total of more than $16.6 million was raised through more than 550 employee workplace campaigns, corporate gifts and individual donors. This year’s campaign had more than 30,000 generous donors.