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Welcome to United Way’s Media Room.  Here, you will find links to the latest news releases, downloadable logos, our local media partners, and contact information should you need to schedule an interview or gather more information.

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Join us on Saturday, April 19 for an Easter Eggstravaganza at Classen Curve. The fun starts at 10:30 with an Easter egg hunt at the fountain and continues all afternoon with Easter bunny photo opps, a bounce house, baloon art, face painting and a special performance by Spaghetti Eddie. Proceeds


 United Way of Central Oklahoma will conduct its Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors at 4:00 p.m. located at the the United Way office, 1444 NW 28th, in the Legacy Room.  For more information, contact 405-236-8441.


Local donors continue to give generously

Central Oklahomans have once again proven their dedication to improving our community by giving generously to United Way of Central Oklahoma. 2013 Campaign Co-Chairs Bruce and Donna Lawrence announced the fundraising total


Our annual Snowflake Gala is 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2014 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

The Snowflake Gala is the United Way’s annual celebration marking the end of


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.

Live Every Day Like It's #GivingTuesday
Stacey Stewart,


The Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP) is a restricted federal grant. All federal grants have terms and conditions that apply to ALL parties participating in the grant. For the EFSP, all parties means the National Board which is considered the Grantee or Recipient, State


USS Oklahoma City Crew visits United Way of Central Oklahoma

USS Oklahoma City Crew visited United Way of Central Oklahoma to make a donation to the United Way May Tornadoes Relief Fund to help the survivors of the 2013 May tornadoes and floods in central Oklahoma. Five communities in


Open your heart. Lend your Muscle.

October 4 & 5, 2013

Underneath everything we are, underneath everything we do, we are all people. Connected, interdependent, united. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. That's what it means to LIVE


Dine and give back, September 16-20

Throughout the week of September 16-20th, support United Way of Central Oklahoma and its 60 partner agencies by visiting the following participating restaurants during the Dine United campaign.

The following generous restaurants


Centers Now Open - Nonprofit Agencies collaborate to assist May storm survivors

The nonprofit community continues to meet the needs of those communities affected by the May tornadoes and floods through coordinated case management under an unprecedented


Mark your calendars!  Here are the important dates to remember for the upcoming United Way 2013 annual campaign:

September 6 - Campaign Kickoff, 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

September 6 - Movie Night, 7


We appreciate the generosity of the Flaming Lips, Kings of Leon, and other artists for their awesome performances to help central Oklahomans who were impacted by the May tornadoes and floods. And, many thanks to the Chesapeake Energy Arena for donating the venue.  United Way of Central


United Way would like to express our appreciation to Toby Keith, Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, Trisha Yearwood, Carrie Underwood, Ronnie Dunn, Sammy Hagar and others for sharing their talents and time at the Toby Keith Twister Relief Concert to help those affected by the May tornadoes and floods


United Way of Central Oklahoma is Your Community Safety Net 
Since May 19, United Way of Central Oklahoma has witnessed an unprecedented demonstration of care and support for those communities affected by the recent tornadoes and floods.  Volunteers and donations