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Think local, give wisely on Giving Tuesday
At the end of the year many count their blessings – especially after a year that saw a great number of human tragedies and natural disasters. From the simple thought of wanting to spread holiday joy to making sure your donations count into your end-of-the-year tax deductions, the spirit of the holidays means giving... Read More
Oklahoma City metro area Thanksgiving community meals
Thanksgiving community meals in the Oklahoma City metro area. Read More
Chesapeake Energy donates Christmas light money to charity
Chesapeake Energy Corp. will skip its annual holiday lights this year, instead donating to charity the money it previously spent on the display. The Oklahoma City-based oil and natural gas company said it will use the money to support the Salvation Army Angel Tree program and the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.... Read More
Broken Arrow art students design Andy Warhol-inspired labels for canned soup to be donated
Bright colors and eye-catching designs filled Amanda Latta's class on Thursday. The art teacher at Broken Arrow's Wolf Creek Elementary has been spotlighting Andy Warhol's work for the past two weeks, to coincide with a Philbrook Museum exhibit focusing on the well-known pop artist. This week, all 560 students... Read More
Inspired by her own experience, Oklahoma breast cancer survivor walks for the cure
Help fight the disease by participating in first ever Oklahoma City Breast Cancer Walk set for Oct. 31 in the Adventure District. Read More
How The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital helped one terrified mom prepare to care for her special baby girl
Seven weeks before Lindsay Schulze’s due date, she realized something was not right with her baby girl. Suddenly, she couldn’t feel her active little girl moving.  Lindsay’s doctors in Durant, Okla., immediately performed a Cesarean section to deliver baby Brooklyn. That's when Schulze said her first... Read More
‘I knew then that we would keep on fighting’
Born prematurely, weighing only about a pound, miracle baby grows up to be happy, active four-year-old Read More
Prayer and exceptional care guides Westmoore cheerleader and her family through a life forever changed
At first, doctors thought Westmoore High School cheerleader Alize Bradford had an ordinary virus.  Just days after her sweet sixteen birthday celebration, Alize went to the doctor and – as expected – was sent home to rest and wait it out.  Instead of improving, however, she became so sick that she was... Read More
The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital challenges community to reach fundraising goal, match foundation grant
If a child is struck by a devastating disease, it takes more than a village to give the child the best life possible. It’s the mission of The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital to do so every day, and now the organization is turning to the community to rally together for the children and teenagers. The... Read More
Toddler has dream team on her side as she fights to beat rare neurological disorder
Daniela Crumpton rushed home from work to find emergency crews outside her home. Six months earlier, she had given birth to healthy twin babies - Laylah and brother, Malachi. A week earlier, however, Laylah had changed. She had been refusing to eat and, on that tragic morning, her father found her in her crib... Read More
Walk set to raise money for Apraxia speech disorder
The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America will have a 1.4 mile fundraising walk Saturday at Route 66 Park at Lake Olverholser, 9901 NW 23, Oklahoma City. Read More
Oklahoma's Feed the Children faces takeover attempt by Texan
Feed the Children's attorneys claim attorney Edward Roush Jr.’s lawsuit is part of “nefarious plan” to take control of Feed the Children “through intimidation, harassment, deception, spurious litigation and even threats.” Read More
Make-A-Wish staff members work to instill hope in a child’s ‘dark moment’
Betty Kay Karim has seen many “wish kids” during her career as a “wish granter” for Make-A-Wish Oklahoma and her current post as director of program services, on the business side of things. Read More
Issues could be toxic to Feed the Children's success, consultant warns
The consulting company BDO USA identified five high risk issues, including financial stability, that together could become "toxic" and pose long-term challenges to Oklahoma City-based charity Feed The Children. Read More
Now you know: 5 interesting facts to begin your week with (Vol. 2; Aug. 3, 2015)
It's good to know things. And you're probably bored at work (which is why you clicked on this), so how about you learn a thing or five? This week we explore pizza (do want), TSA failures, Louis C.K., Martin Luther King, Jr., and a fountain in Rome. Here are 5 interesting facts to begin your work week with!... Read More
Airdrie teen wins $10,000 Stampede Talent Search competition, vows to donate money to Calgary Drop-In Centre
Christian Hudson could have been $10,000 richer Saturday night after beating 11 competitors to take the top prize at the Stampede Talent Search. Instead, inspired by a few nights surrounded by Calgary’s homeless, he vowed he would donate the money to the Calgary Drop-In and Rehab Centre. The 19-year-old singer,... Read More


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Annual Thanksgiving food distribution continues at the Jesus House

Nov 24Feeding the hungry has been a staple of the Jesus House mission for...

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Infant Crisis Services - Bingo for Babies among upcoming events

Oct 26Courtney Thomas and Erik Salazar preview various upcoming events...

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Rebuilding Together OKC's Construction Derby set for Sunday

Oct 1Interview with Mike Edmison, executive director of Rebuilding...

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Record number of riders raise over $50,000 for Memorial

Sep 13More than 1,600 riders raised over $50,000 during the Ride to...