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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Nonprofit

Chosen ONEs

Eight metro organizations nominated as state’s top nonprofit.


Rachael Cervenka
Nonprofits across the state strive to better lives, one Oklahoman at a time. Some of them will be recognized and rewarded for their efforts at next month’s Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Capitol care

A health care center is launching a freestanding facility at Capitol Hill High School in south OKC.


Rachael Cervenka
A disadvantaged Oklahoma City high school has high hopes for change now that its community will begin receiving onsite access to medical care.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Nash bridges

It all starts with a song, but where does the song start? For some OKC songwriters, it’s a Nashville-based nonprofit.


Alyssa Grimley
Ever think about what percent of a song purchase actually goes to the artist? Local songwriter Curtis Stover makes it his business to, as a coordinator for the Oklahoma City chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association International.
Friday, April 5, 2013

Let it ride

A volunteer program coming to the metro will mean newfound mobility for elderly and vision-impaired people.


Tim Farley
Sandy Webster hasn’t driven to the grocery store, beauty shop or her favorite restaurant in 11 years.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

TEEM player

A former state leader trades in politics for hands-on work battling poverty.


Alyssa Grimley
It’s not every day that someone goes from Oklahoma legislative leader to the nonprofit world. But that’s exactly what former state House Speaker Kris Steele has done.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Taking cover

The May 20 tornado fuels calls for more schools to have shelters or safe rooms.


Greg Horton
Strengthening school safety from Mother Nature’s deadly wrath quickly became a focal issue in the wake of the May 20 tornado that devastated parts of Central Oklahoma. The EF5 funnel cloud destroyed two Moore elementary schools — Briarwood and Plaza Towers — killing seven children at the latter location.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

And justice for all

A nonprofit taking shape in OKC wants to further tolerance and diversity.


Peter Wright
More than a decade after its predecessor disappeared from Oklahoma City, a nonprofit that combats bias, bigotry and racism is branching out from Tulsa. The Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice (OCCJ) has launched an effort to design an entirely new program in OKC.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Paint the town RED

An inaugural rooftop event is aimed at increasing HIV/AIDS awareness.


Molly Evans
RED Rooftop Party
8-11 p.m. Thursday
Cardinal Engineering Building
1015 N. Broadway
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

TEEM effort

A local nonprofit aims to help with hygiene.


Gazette staff
The Education and Employment Ministry (TEEM) this week launches its annual Summer Breeze Hygiene Drive, a community-wide event aiming to provide personal hygiene items to students without the financial means to purchase them. In light of May's severe weather disasters, say TEEM organizers, the cause has become more crucial.
Thursday, July 11, 2013

Something wild

In the aftermath of May’s tornadoes, wildlife experts have seen a rise in displaced animals needing medical care.


Gina A. Dabney
In the wake of May’s devastating tornadoes, a nonprofit in Noble that takes care of wild animals has seen a sharp influx of wildlife.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013