Member News

Bullied boy loses 85 lbs., inspires others to lose

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

12.5 million children in the U.S. are obese, nearly triple the number in 1980. These children deal with stigma and the risk of serious health problems. The American Academy of Pediatrics says 85 out of 100 kids with Type II diabetes are obese. CBS Correspondent Byron Pitts met an Oklahoma boy who refused to be counted and inspired his community along the way.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation Receives National Accreditation

Monday, March 12, 2012

Earlier this year the Oklahoma City Community Foundation received confirmation of our compliance with the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. This designation denotes that we have met the most rigorous standards in philanthropy. The reconfirmation serves as an indication of a community foundationís integrity and demonstrated excellence.

Oklahoma City Community Foundation Awards Grants for Area Beautification, Literacy Projects

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

At its Feb. 28 meeting, the Oklahoma City Community Foundation Board of Trustees approved $39,705 in grants to four metropolitan area nonprofit organizations. The grants, which were made through the Margaret Annis Boys Trust and the Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) Initiative, will support beautification and literacy projects in central Oklahoma.

Area Nonprofits Awarded $198,000 to Provide Access to Health Care Services

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

More than 15 percent of Oklahomans are living with diabetes, according to the Oklahoma Diabetes Prevention and Control Program. The cost of treating and managing this disease can be a heavy monetary burden, especially for individuals without access to quality health care. Thanks to recent grants from the Oklahoma City Community Foundation's Access to Health Care iFund program, several free, nonprofit clinics in central Oklahoma will be able to provide free and low-cost services for low-income and uninsured diabetics.

Free Girls' Camps for Children of Single Mothers hosted by Bethel Foundation

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Girls of Single Mothers between 11 yrs-14 yrs are invited to SASSY Girls Camp.

Goodwill Brings Free Employment Services to Ada

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

When someone is having a hard time finding a job ó either because of a disability, poverty, lack of education or previous work experience, Goodwill is there to help.

Grab Your Swimsuit and Head to Frontier City!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Get ready to cool down Oklahoma! Beat the heat at Frontier City's all new Wild West Water Works!

Affiliated Movers of OKC First Moving Company to Cross New I-40 Highway

Monday, January 30, 2012

Arpin Agent, Affiliated Movers of Oklahoma City, made history this month when it became the first moving company to cross the new Interstate 40 cross-town highway, a $688 million project which began in 2007.