As of Sunday, May 10, two Multi Agency Resource Centers (MARC) locations have been made available for storm survivors to provide immediate assistance and long-term support. Residents will be able to meet with representatives of the agencies to learn what forms of assistance may be available to help with their recovery.
United Way Donor Dollars Help Victims of May 6 Storms
In light of the thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding on the evening of May 6, several of United Way's disaster response Partner Agencies are actively addressing the needs of those affected by the recent storms in central Oklahoma.
More than 300 children participated in the seventh annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the United Way of Central Oklahoma’s Emerging Leaders.
More than 75 families attended the John Marshall Community Day supported by 20 agencies, including 16 United Way of Central Oklahoma Partner Agencies.
Community Investment volunteers review annual funding requests from Partner Agencies
At the United Way of Central Oklahoma’s Emerging Leaders’ holiday party with senior citizens from Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma’s Trinity Garden Apartments, Michelle Rodriguez-Pico’s knowledge of CPR kept 80 year old man alive just long enough for paramedics to arrive.
McClain, Canadian and Oklahoma counties have been chosen to be awarded $278,895 in total to supplement emergency food and shelter programs through the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board program of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Make plans to attend the Severe Weather Awareness Expo and learn how you and your family can keep safe before and after severe weather hits.
The United Way of Central Oklahoma's Annual Meeting will be held on February 18, 2015 at 4 p.m. at the United Way offices, 1444 N.W. 28th Street, OKC, OK.
Central Oklahomans have once again proven their dedication to improving our community by giving generously to United Way of Central Oklahoma.