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Oklahoma ‘The Voice’ standout Brian Nhira plans hometown Christmas benefit
TULSA - Tulsa singer Brian Nhira, a standout competitor on Season 10 of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning show “The Voice,” will host his second annual hometown Christmas concert Dec. 16 at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education at the Tulsa Community College Southeast Campus, 10300 East 81.... Read More
Charting job success for everyone: Goodwill provides the path
Josh Boles makes sure the hundreds of HR reports and countless spreadsheets that keep Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma running are in top shape. He solves problems, he improves systems, and some coworkers would go as far as saying that if there were no Josh, things wouldn’t run as... Read More
Keeping it local: Dental Depot gives back to the community
While dentist visits are not everybody’s favorite, once a year long lines form at Dental Depot during Dentistry of the Heart. People can’t wait to see a doctor. “Some people are in incredible pain, but can’t afford even the most basic dental care,” said Dental Depot founder Dr. Glenn Ashmore.... Read More
Man With Down Syndrome Receives Hundreds Of Donated Movies After Collection Is Destroyed In Fire
After a man with Down syndrome lost the majority of his movie collection when his family’s home burned down in California, kind strangers stepped in to donate hundreds of DVDs and tapes to him.   A wildfire consumed Steve and Vicki Orsillo’s home in Oroville, California, on Saturday and inside the house was... Read More
Anonymous Woman Picks Up $400 Denny’s Tab for Firefighters Who Battled Blaze
A woman who was eating at Denny's when a group of firefighters stopped by to dine after battling the La Cadena Fire, decided to pick up the $400 tab to show her appreciation for them over the weekend. About 25 firefighters had just finished fighting a fire in the La Loma Hills area of Colton on Saturday night... Read More
Buffett donates $3.17 billion to Gates charity, four others
Warren Buffett on Monday donated roughly $3.17 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, his largest contribution in a more than decade-long plan to give away his fortune. The billionaire investor's 12th annual donation to the five charities... Read More
One bag at a time: Working mom and her son donate gift bags to help those in need
NORTH CAROLINA -- La-Teisha Daniel-Baines doesn’t come from riches, nor does she live a life of luxury. She works six days a week but makes time to give back.  Her contributions to others might seem insignificant to some, but to the recipients, the gift bag full of soap, shampoo, toothpaste and other care... Read More
OG&E gives fans to Salvation Army for distribution in Oklahoma County
Oklahoma Gas & Electric has donated 175 box fans to the Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command. Salvation Army leaders said the fans will be distributed to the community beginning 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday the Salvation Army Center of Hope, 1001 N Pennsylvania. Read More
Americans gave $390 billion to charity last year
Charitable giving in the U.S. topped $390 billion in 2016, up nearly 3 percent from 2015, despite uncertainty around the election, according to a new report. The Giving USA Annual Report on Philanthropy, published by the Giving USA Foundation, said individuals, estates, foundations and corporations gave $390.05... Read More
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A Very Giving Christmas

Dec 8Sunbeam Family Services and Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City...

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Thunder Holiday Assist event at Target

Dec 4In collaboration with Sunbeam Family Services, Thunder players and...

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United Way of Central Oklahoma campaign update, Giving Tuesday and BC Clark challenge grant

Nov 28Nina Daylor, United Way of Central Oklahoma's Executive Vice...

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OKC Dodgers: Bike and car show, snow tubing and New Year's Eve

Nov 14The Oklahoma City Dodgers are hosting a classic bike and car show...

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Parties Extra - Pink Tie Night

Oct 13Pink Tie Night is coming up on October 20 at the Chevy Bricktown...