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Annual Events

Annual Meeting

4:00 P.M. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

at United Way of Central Oklahoma office, 1444 NW 28.

SNOWFLAKE GALA

January 27, 2017
This elegant event celebrates the accomplishments of donors and volunteers in the annual fundraising campaign. The total dollars raised during the campaign will be announced and volunteer awards are presented.

LEADERSHIP RECEPTION

May 19, 2016
United Way’s Leadership Reception is a members-only event held to thank Leadership donors who contribute $500 or more annually. These special guests are treated to hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and entertainment.

PACESETTER LUNCHEON

June 10, 2016
CEOs, Employee Campaign Coordinators and campaign committee members are invited to enjoy lunch while they learn and share effective ways to run their Pacesetter campaign. To be considered a Pacesetter company, workplace campaigns must meet certain criteria and complete their campaign by a predetermined date.

PACESETTER GAMES

June 23, 2016
Pacesetter Games offer an afternoon of teambuilding, food, fun, and games for Pacesetter companies. The event serves as a competitive and enthusiastic kickoff to the Pacesetter Campaign involving corporate teams and United Way Partner Agencies. 

CAMPAIGN KICKOFF

September 16, 2016
The annual Campaign Kickoff is a community-wide public event featuring a free pancake breakfast cooked by community leaders who serve as our “Celebrity Chefs.” The festivities include a pancake flipping contest and the announcement of the United Way campaign goal. The public is also invited to enjoy a free family movie night under the stars later that evening.

DAY OF CARING

October 7 & 8, 2016
One of the country’s largest volunteer events where volunteer teams prepare meals for the homeless, refurbish playgrounds for children and play bingo with the elderly during United Way’s annual Day of Caring. Over 1,000 volunteers open their hearts and lend their muscles at this event while wearing LIVE UNITED Day of Caring t-shirts.

RECOGNITION RECEPTION

November 17, 2016 
This reception honors companies that complete their United Way campaign by the Early Bird deadline and the class of Loaned Executives. Total dollar amount raised to date is announced along with distributing awards for exceptional campaign participation.

GIVING TUESDAY

December 2016
Giving Tuesday proves that the holidays can be about both giving and giving back. It celebrates how we can do more with our wallets than just shop, and that we can give as good as we get. What goal will you set for yourself and your community on #GivingTuesday?
Watch the video to learn more about the movement! 

Contact

For more information about any annual event, please contact: 

Devon Harr
Communications Manager

DHarr [at] unitedwayokc [dot] org
405.523.3502