Thursday 31 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: homeless

Informed and engaged

Foundation offers much-needed hand-up to city’s most desperate students and families.


Mark Beutler
More than 17,000 students in Oklahoma City Public Schools live in households making $11,000 a year or less. It’s a sobering statistic, one the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation is trying to change.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Standing up for hope

Sooner Stand Down helps homeless veterans with everything, including backpacks, healthcare, sobriety and life skills.


Tim Farley
Air Force veteran Rickey Bell doesn’t blame anyone except himself for being homeless and without a full-time job.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Not in my backyard

Community takes up fight against new Salvation Army location on the corner of 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.


Tim Farley
The Salvation Army’s march to the NW 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue area has drawn protests from neighbors, but the relocation plans are moving forward.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Always help

The Salvation Army keeps its shelters open year-round to help with emergencies like winter freezes and bad weather.


M.A. Smith
Oklahoma has already survived several winter storms, with digits well below freezing.
Monday, December 23, 2013

Picture it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
A recent feature in Oklahoma Gazette highlighted the photography project of Marcos Powell, an Oklahoma City homeless man, and our own photographer, Shannon Cornman. Their work will be on display as part of the Living Homeless Photography Show, an exhibit capturing the lives of the homeless in OKC, beginning Tuesday at Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western Ave. Call 831-2874 or visit

Tuesday–Wednesday, ongoing

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Hope and dignity

Be The Change founder helps lead Oklahoma City’s homeless population to hope and homes.


Joey Stipek
On a February morning, Jonathan Roberts braces himself, first for the freezing weather and then for what he will encounter in a wooded area near northwest Oklahoma City. He is headed for a homeless encampment created out of signs, shopping carts, beat-up tents and whatever else can be reclaimed to provide warmth and shelter.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Bridge to a new life

A homeless mission heals hearts and homelessness with the state’s largest free drug and alcohol recovery program.


Ben Felder
Patricia Ford needed help.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014