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United Way of Central Oklahoma has launched its 2017 Household Survey in collaboration with the Center of Applied Research for Nonprofit Organizations. The purpose of the study is to identify the most urgent health and human services needs in central Oklahoma.


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.


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.  


Seventeen community volunteers have been selected to participate in the United Way of Central Oklahoma’s 2017 Board Serve Central Oklahoma Program. Now in its fourth year, Board Serve is a unique program designed to help strengthen United Way Partner Agencies within our community with professionally trained board members.


During its annual meeting Feb. 9, 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.


OKLAHOMA CITY – United Way of Central Oklahoma celebrated the close of its 2016 fundraising campaign Friday night with its 15th annual Snowflake Gala at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

The United Way revealed that a grand total of more than $19.1 million was raised through more than 600 employee workplace campaigns as well as corporate gifts and thousands of individual donations.


Community leaders receive recognition for their volunteering, leadership and commitment to central Oklahoma

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.27, at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.


A bus full of seniors was escorted in by service members and local young professionals on Dec. 6 to celebrate the holiday season with a senior dance and catered dinner at the Oklahoma History Center.


The United Way of Central Oklahoma is well known for helping central Oklahomans in times of need. This year that assistance will have some holiday spirit, as the organization is launching the inaugural year of its Stockings of Joy program. With the help of volunteers and donations, more than 5,000 stuffed stockings will be distributed to children 10 and under and seniors who are served by our United Way Partner Agencies.

Thanks to the generous support of the OKC Thunder, we have a club seat package for some Thunder basketball up for bid! 
Why not enjoy Thunder basketball while contributing to United Way at the same time? Take your friends on a night out on the town, or use them for your most-deserving employees. All proceeds will benefit the 2016 United Way campaign and the work of our 58 Partner Agencies.