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2016 Community Support

37th Judicial Court Appointed Special Advocates CASA - to support the programs of Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children in West Plains, MO

Allied Arts Foundation

  • To support the 2016 “Chip in for the Arts” golf tournament
  • To support Allied Arts’ end -of -campaign gift matching program
  • To support the 2016 event Love Under the Stars
  • To support Allied Arts’ end -of -campaign gift matching program

American Association of University Women - to support the program of AAUW

American Red Cross, Louisiana Capital Area -West - to provide support to the recent flood victims in western Baton Rouge

American Society For the Communication of Mathematics - to support the 2016 US Math Championships, sponsoring one high school student who participates in the championship

Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranches, Inc. - to support the programs of Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranches   

Arts Council of Oklahoma City - to support the 2017 Festival of the Arts

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet - to support the programs of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Association for Women in Communications - to support the 2016 annual Byliners Award event

ASTEC Fund, Inc. - to support Astec’s Fourth Annual Door -Opener Awards and Gala

Attention, Inc. - to support the programs of Attention Homes

Audrian County Crisis Intervention Services - to help pay for much needed repairs at the shelter

Bacone College - to help with repairs to Bacone’s historic Samuel Richard Memorial Hall and the damaged memorial Chapel, all caused by storms in December 2015

Beaux Arts Committee, Inc. - to support the 2016 Beaux Arts Ball

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma, Inc. - to support the 2016 event “Taste of Tulsa”

Boy Scouts of America, Last Frontier Council - to support the 2016 E.C. Joullian Distinguished

Citizen Award honoring Lee Allan Smith

Cameron University Foundation, Inc.

  • to support Cameron’s 2016 Endowment Appreciation Dinner: “Celebrate Success, Exploring Possibilities”
  • to support the athletic programs at Cameron University

Carpenter Square Theatre, Inc.

  • to support Carpenter Square’s 33rd Season with a Costume Sponsorship
  • to support the programs of Catholic Charities of Central Colorado

The Center Foundation - to support the programs of The Center Foundation

Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity - to support the programs of Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity

Central Oklahoma Humane Society - to support the programs of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society

A Chance to Change Foundation  

  • to support the 2016 Celebration of Recovery honoring Marsh Pitman
  • to support the Chance to Change Addiction Education Series

The Cherokee National Historical Society, Inc. - to support the Annual Giving Campaign of Cherokee Heritage Center

Children’s Hospital Foundation

  • to support the programs of Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • to support the 15th annual Children’s Hospital Foundation Starlight Ball

Cimarron Circuit Opera Company - to support the Opera’s 2015 Summer Operetta, “The Pirates of Ponchartrain”

City Care Inc. - to support the 2016 Souper Bowl of Caring benefiting the programs of City Care

Claremore Public Schools Foundation, Inc. - to support the programs of the Claremore Public School Foundation

Classen Ten Penn Neighborhood Association - to help finance a community mural for McKinley Park

Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries - to support the programs of Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation -Oklahoma City - to support the 2016 Breath of Life Gala

deadCENTER Film Festival, Inc. - to support DeadCENTER’s 2016 year end giving fund

Del City Fraternal Order of Police - to support the Del City FOB Equipment Fundraiser

Downtown Oklahoma City Initiatives, Inc. - to support the 30th Annual Dean A. McGee Award Ceremony

Edmond Historical Society - to support the event “Wine Through Time 2016” 

Emergency Infant Services

  • to support the 2016 Kaleidoscope Ball -Electric Playground
  • to support the programs of Emergency Infant Services

Executive Service Corps of Central Oklahoma - to help create a process for sensible realignment that will ease the disruption that can occur when two organizations come together; to work with the entities involved to create a stronger more efficient service delivery

Exponent Philanthropy - to support the programs of Exponent Philanthropy

Fields and Futures Foundation - to support the programs of Fields & Futures

First Nations Development Institute - to support the 2016 First Nations L.E.A.D. Institute Conference

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools

  • to support the Foundation’s Teacher of the Year and Stars of Education program
  • to support the Foundation’s Wall of Fame, Class of 2016

Friends of the Capital, Inc. - to support the programs of the Friends of the Capitol
Girl Scouts -Western Oklahoma, Inc.  

  • to support the programs of Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma
  • to support the 2016 Juliette Low Leadership Society Luncheon

Group Living, Inc. - to support Group Living’s program entitled The Mary Jo McCorkle 200 Club

HawkWatch International, Inc. - to support the New Mexico programs of Hawkwatch International

Heartlight Ministries - to support the 2016 Heartlight Ministries Dallas Dinner

HeartLine, Inc. - to support the programs of Heartline

HIV Resource Consortium, Inc. - to support the programs of Tulsa CARES

Homeless Alliance -The Curbside Chronicle - to provide publishing costs for The Curbside Chronicle to continue to grow its impact in Oklahoma City

Infant Crisis Services, Inc. -to support the “Boots & Ball Gowns Gala”

The Institute For Economic Empowerment of Women - to support IEEW’s 2016 10X10 Making A Difference event during Women’s History Month

Isaiah Stone Foundation, Inc. - to support the 4th Annual “No Stone Unturned” event to benefit the Isaiah Stone Foundation

IWF Leadership Foundation

  • to support the 2016 IWF Hall of Fame honoring Carol Wilkinson Troy
  • to provide year -end contribution to IWF Leadership Foundation

Jazz in June, Inc. - to support the 2016 “Jazz in June”

Jim Thorpe Association, Inc.

  • to support the 32nd Annual All -Sports and Scholar Athlete Award Luncheon
  • to support the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Leadership Luncheon

Junior League of Oklahoma City, Inc. - to support the 2017 event “Speaker in the City”

Leadership Oklahoma City - to support Leadership OKC’s 2016 annual campaign

The Library Endowment Trust - to support the 14th annual Literacy Voices dinner

Limbs For Life Foundation - to support the programs of the Limbs for Life Foundation

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma City

  • to support Lyric’s 2016 event “Broadway & Brew”
  • to support Lyric’s Standing Ovation! Campaign

Meals on Wheels of Metro Tulsa - to support the programs of Meals on Wheels of Metro Tulsa

Meals on Wheels of Norman Inc. - to support Meal on Wheels of Norman’s 2016 Planned Giving Campaign

Metro Youth Development and Education Foundation -to support the 2016 First Tee of Metropolitan

OKC’s 14th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

  • to support the programs of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
  • to support the 2016 Prix de West event 
  • to support the Museum’s year -end 3 for 1 matching challenge campaign

National Symphony Orchestra - to support National Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Music Institute

The National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States - to support the programs of National Trust for Historic Preservation

National Women’s History Museum - to support the programs of the National Women’s History Museum

The National World War II Museum Inc. - to support the 2016 American Spirit Awards benefitting the programs of the World War II Museum

Newview Oklahoma Inc. - to support the programs of Newview Oklahoma

Nimrod International Journal - to support the 2016 Nimrod Conference Weekend

OKC Events/River Cruiser Christmas Lights - to support OKC Events’ project to replace the Christmas decorations on the Oklahoma River Cruisers in memory of Aubrey McClendon’s support of the Oklahoma River

OKC Metro Alliance

  • to support the programs of FIRSTEP
  • to support The Firstep Annual Beans and Cornbread Luncheon and Client Art Show

Oklahoma Caring Foundation, Inc. - to support the programs of The Oklahoma Caring Foundation

Oklahoma Center for Nonprofit, Inc.

  • to support the 2016 ONE Awards event to be held in Tulsa, OK
  • to support the 2016 event, “Visions: A Celebration of Nonprofit Leadership”
  • to support the programs of the Oklahoma Center for Non Profits

Oklahoma City Beautiful, Inc. - to support the programs of OKC Beautiful

Oklahoma City Community College Foundation - to support the 2016 -2017 Performing Arts Series with a donation to the OCCC Cultural Projects Fund

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

  • to support the 2016 event “Eggs, Drinks & Rock ‘n’ Roll” 
  • to support the 2016 Renaissance Ball

Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation - to support the Guardians of the Memorial 2016 Annual Fund

Oklahoma Philharmonic Society, Inc.

  • to support the OKC Philharmonic at the Member level
  • to support the OKC Philharmonic  Circle Club
  • to support the programs of the OKC Philharmonic Orchestra

Oklahoma City University

  • to support the 2016 Awards of Excellence benefiting OCU Societies and honoring Distinguished Women of Oklahoma
  • to support OCU’s Spirit Squad Adopt -A -Star program to aid the squad in preparation for the 2015 -2016 Collegiate Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship
  • to support the 2016 Spring Powwow which benefits the Native American students at the University
  • to support the Athletic programs at OCU
  • to provide support for the University Church Relations Banquet held Friday, December 9, 2016
  • to support the Societies of OCU’s 2017 Awards of Excellence

Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women - to support the OCSW’s 2016 Summit Focusing on Domestic Violence

Oklahoma Community Theatre Association, Inc. - to support OCTA’s 2016 Youth Workshop
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Inc.

  • to support OCAC’s two summer events, May 18 and 21, 2016
  • to support the programs of Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

Oklahoma Educational Television Authority Foundation, Inc. - to support the programs of the OETA

Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women - to support the Foundation’s programs for providing scholarships to deserving high school students in the state of Oklahoma

Oklahoma Hall of Fame, Inc.

  • to support the publication and release of “Don’t Never Be Afraid of Your Horses: An Autobiography” by Mike Larsen
  • to support Link to a Legacy in the name of Robert S. Kerr Jr. as part of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction ceremony

Oklahoma Health Center Foundation - to support OHCF’s 2016 Annual Fund Drive

Oklahoma Historical Society - to support Oklahoma Historical Society’s 2017 Giving Campaign

Oklahoma Library Association - to support OLAE’s 2016 Valentine fundraiser

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

  • to support the 2016 Wine and Food Festival benefiting Biomedical research at OMRF
  • to support the various research programs of OMRF

Oklahoma Project Woman, Inc. - to support the 3rd Annual Celebrate Pink OKC

Oklahoma Repertory Theatre Group Incorporated

  • to support the 2015 -16 season of OKC Repertory Theatre
  • to support the 2016 event, “Pryor Rendering,” a new Oklahoma musical benefitting CityRep

Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics Foundation

  • to support OSSM’s event “Quantum Experience 2017”
  • to support OSSM’s Faculty Endowment Fund

Oklahoma State University Foundation

  • to underwrite costs associated with the luncheon at the OIWF/OSU Women’s Business Conference held March 9 in Tulsa, OK
  • to support the programs of KOSU
  • to support the 2017 OIWF/OSU Spears School of Business Women’s Business Leadership Conference to be held in Tulsa, OK
  • to support the programs of KOSU
  • to support the various programs of the OSU Foundation at the Silver Level
  • to support the 2016 Friends of Children Banquet -Celebrating Help, Healing and Hope
  • to support the programs of Oklahoma United Methodist Circle of Care

The Oklahoman - to support the Oklahoman’s Academic Excellence Luncheon

P.A.R.K. - to support the efforts of P.A.R.K.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. - to support the 2016 event “PurpleStride Oklahoma”

Penn Avenue Redemption United Methodist Church - to provide a contribution in memory of the son of Robin Wertz, Case Manager at Exodus House

Peppers Ranch - to support the programs of Peppers Ranch

Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma City, Inc. - to support the various programs of the Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma City

Plaza District Association

  • to support the 2016 Urban Pioneer Awards
  • to support the 2016 Plaza District Festival
  • To support the expansion and continuation of the Plaza Walls

Possibilities, Inc. - to support the programs of Possibilities, Inc.

Quail Community Foundation - to support the Quail Creek Beautification Project

Rainbow Fleet, Inc. - to support the programs of Rainbow Fleet

Red Earth, Inc. - to support the 2016 Red Earth Golf Tournament

Rotary Club 29 Foundation

  • to support the programs of Rotary Club 29 in honor of member, Laura Kerr
  • to support the One Pledge/Project, which allows for the purchase of a van, provide funds for dictionaries, junior Rotarian scholarships, and to support domestic and international causes

SAFEHOME, Inc. - to support the programs of SAFEHOME

The Samaritan House, Inc. - to support the programs of Samaritan House

Schools for Healthy Lifestyles - to support the 2016 John R. Bozalis Children’s Wellness Award honoring Frank Merrick

Shiloh Summer Camp Inc. - to support Seasons of Shiloh, An Evening of Fine Dining and Entertainment

Smithsonian Institution

  • to support programs of the Museum
  • to support the Smithsonian’s 2016 Annual Fund

Southern Heights Heritage Center and Museum, Inc. - to support the Museum’s 16th Annual Pow Wow Celebration

Special Care, Inc. - to support the programs of Special Care

Special Friends of the Village Library - to support the 2016 Village Fair

St. Anthony Hospital Foundation, Inc. - to support the 2016 Saints Ball

St. Dominic Village -to help with the renovations to the Warren Chapel at St. Dominic Village

Standing Bear Native American Foundation - to support the important work of the Standing Bear Native American Foundation

Stockyards City Main Street, Inc. - to support the 2016 Stockyards Stampede

Suited for Success - to provide support for the programs of Suited For Success

Sunbeam Home and Family Services, Inc. - to support the third annual Shine A Light Gala, a celebration of Sunbeam Family Services

Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation - to support the programs of the Thoroughbred Retirement Programs

Tree Bank

  • to support the Tree Bank’s program to offer services to Oklahomans who suffered tree damage from ice storms
  • to support the Tree Bank’s Tree to Table benefit

Tulsa Ballet Theater, Inc.

  • to support the 2016 event “Icons & Idols”
  • to provide one (1) pair of pointe shoes for a company dancer at Tulsa Ballet

Tulsa Historical Society - to support the 2016 Tulsa Hall of Fame

United Methodist Higher Education Foundation -

  • to support the Robert S. Kerr, Jr. Scholarship Endowment for Scholars program, thus providing scholarships for United Methodist Students from the State of Oklahoma
  • to help provide scholarships to United Methodist students
  • to support the programs of the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation

University of Central Oklahoma Foundation - to support the 32nd annual National Conference

The University of Oklahoma Foundation

  • to support the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center at OU
  • to support the 15th Annual Luncheon and Jewelry Showing benefitting the OU Heart Rhythm Institute
  • to support the OU School of Dance “Once Upon A Dream 23”
  • to support the OU College of Law’s year -end giving campaign
  • to support the N.E.W. Leadership program at the Carl Albert Congressional Research & Studies Center
  • to support the OU School of Visual Arts in the Weitzenhoffer College of Fine Arts’ ARTisans group

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Foundation, Inc. - to support USAO’s 2016 reception honoring the Mary Jo Dugan Copeland Scholarship Fund

Upward Transitions, Inc. - to support the programs of Upward Transitions

Wes Welker Foundation - to support the 10th Annual Cleats & Cocktails

Wild Animal Sanctuary - to support the programs of The Wild Animal Sanctuary

The Winter Charity Ball, Inc. - to support the 2016 Winter Ball to benefit Allied Arts Foundation

Women Of The South - to support the Women of the South 2016 Scholarship Fundraiser Gala

World Neighbors, Inc. - to support the programs of World Neighbors

Young Women’s Christian Association of Oklahoma City

  • to support the programs of YWCA to protect battered and abused women and children
  • to support the programs of the YWCA of Oklahoma City

Youth Services of Tulsa, Inc. -to support the programs of Youth Services of Tulsa

 

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