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08.09.18

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.

08.02.18

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. 

06.22.18

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. 

03.07.18

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:

01.29.18

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.

01.18.18

OKLAHOMA CITY – United Way of Central Oklahoma will honor three outstanding community leaders who model exceptional integrity, dedication, generosity and passion with the organization’s three most prestigious volunteer awards at its annual Snowflake Gala on Friday evening, Jan. 26, at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

11.01.17

OKLAHOMA CITY – In recognition of its 125th anniversary, BC Clark Jewelers has announced a generous matching gift on brand new donations to the United Way of Central Oklahoma, up to $125,000. This matching challenge will be effective Nov. 1 thru Jan. 15, 2018. This donation is made possible through the B.C. Clark Family Fund of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.

09.19.17

OKLAHOMA CITY – The United Way of Central Oklahoma is pleased to announce its 2017 class of Loaned Executives. Each year, community-minded employers lend key personnel to United Way to serve as full-time fundraisers during the annual campaign. These Loaned Executives provide essential additional resources needed to take the campaign’s message to workplaces throughout central Oklahoma during the next three months. Their generous gift of time and energy helps keep the United Way’s administrative costs down, ensuring the vast majority of campaign dollars raised continues to go directly to funded health and human service programs.

09.15.17

The United Way of Central Oklahoma kicked off its 2017 campaign with more than 700 attendees enjoying a free pancake breakfast at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark earlier today. Business and civic leaders enjoyed the annual tradition of flipping pancakes to showcase their United Way spirit. The kickoff celebration marks the official start of the United Way of Central Oklahoma’s fundraising campaign as well as the State Charitable Campaign and the Heart of the City Campaign.

09.11.17

OKLAHOMA CITY - United Way of Central Oklahoma is pleased to announce the Campaign Cabinet volunteers who will lead the 2017 fundraising campaign. The cabinet is comprised of local business leaders who volunteer their time to work with United Way to engage support from companies and organizations across central Oklahoma.