Community Outreach




Outreach Chair:  Madeline Foreman, mforeman645@yahoo.com



Oklahoma Hospitality Club hosts annual events that make a

positive impact on our community.

Proceeds from fund-raising projects go directly to selected

 charitable organizations in Oklahoma.


Our 2018-19 grant recipients were:

Girl Scouts - Western Oklahoma - Community Program, $24,000

Serves at-risk girls and helps them develop leadership skills and volunteerism through scouting taken to them

OKC YWCA Emergency Shelter, $24,000

Provides temporary safe housing and services for domestic and sexual abuse victims and their families

Upward Transitions, $3,500

Serves families through case management and other means helping them escape generational poverty

Suited for Success, $3,500

Provides clothing and career development services to women in need entering the job market


Other OHC 2018-19 Non-Profit Recipients of In-Kind and Volunteer Service:

OKC Metro Alliance Women's Firstep, theater tickets - Sept.

Provides residential and work assistance for recovery from substance abuse for adults

Buck$ 4 Bikes, $1,800 - Sept.-Dec.

Operated by the Women's Auxiliary of the Salvation Army - fundraises to purchase children's bikes for Christmas

Oklahoma Foundation for Disabled, Halloween candy - Oct.

Daily health services for adults with developmental disabilities

Daily Living Center, bingo prizes - Nov.

Daily adult health care and therapeutic programs

Salvation Army Angel Tree, volunteers - Nov.-Dec

Children/seniors' names placed on Christmas trees, ready to be 'adopted' as recipients of requested Christmas gifts 

Urban Mission, school supplies - Jan.

Provides relief to families in need through various services

Infant Crisis Services, diapers, etc. - Feb.

Provides necessities for babies and toddlers of families in need

Little Light Christian School, books, videos, art supplies - May

Private tuition free school serving K-6 children of incarcerated parents

Be the Change, toiletries, etc. - March

Provides outreach services to homeless youth and adults

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2019-2020 Season


The following non-profits will benefit from OHC

Grants:  Cavett Kids, Homeless Alliance, Pivot Youth Services, 

and Sisu Youth Services


2019-2020 Monthly In-Kind donation beneficiaries are:

Pivot Youth Services & Sisu Youth Services, Theater Tickets - Sept.

Emergency shelters and assistance for youth

Buck$ 4 Bikes, small red kettle collections ($) - Sept.-Dec.

Operated by the Women's Auxiliary of the Salvation Army - fundraises to purchase children's bikes for Christmas

Oklahoma Foundation for Disabled, Halloween candy - Oct.

Daily health services for adults with developmental disabilities

Daily Living Center, bingo prizes - Nov.

Daily adult health care and therapeutic programs

Sunbeam Family Services, gas cards - Dec.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program

Salvation Army Angel Tree, volunteers - Nov. & Dec.

Children/seniors' names placed on Christmas trees, ready to be 'adopted' as recipients of requested Christmas gifts 

Safe Kids Oklahoma, life jackets or the price of a life jacket - Jan.-May

Teach kids water safety and provide life jacket stations at OK lakes

A Chance to Change, hospitality items - Jan.

Provides individual counseling and group therapy for domestic issues and addictions

Savannah Station Therapeutic Riding Program, price of horse feed or riding 

helmet - Feb.

Riding lessons/therapy for physically and cognizant impaired children an adults

Genesis Project, TBA - March

Residential care and counseling/therapy for boys from abused domestic situations

Citizens Caring for Children, TBA - May

Supports foster children/families with clothing and back to school items


Service Opportunities!!!!!! 

Ladies in the News – Chairman Robin Stephenson-Bratcher requests input from members on ideas for raffle baskets or items for our April 3 event.  The LIN team will do the contacting, but welcomes suggestions on what companies or orgs. to contact.  All input welcome. Send ideas to Robin – threesisters111@yahoo.com.

 

Additional OHC Giving Opportunities and Service

1.     Sisu, one of our 2019-2020 grant recipients, gives cleaning supplies to each youth resident they are able to connect to ‘permanent’ housing. OHC members may wish to purchase home cleaning supplies and donate to Sisu.  Contact Susan Howard rshoward@aol.com; 405-990-8036 to deliver.  They also have an ‘Amazon Wish List’ you can click on their website Sisuyouth.org.  Once on the website, click on ‘Donate’, then ‘Amazon Wish List’.

2.     Sisu welcomes hot evening meals. No shellfish, no pizza, and no salad (too much pizza is a bad thing and kids don’t like salad).  Please check the meal train calendar on their website and sign up to provide a meal. Delivery time and number of servings is listed per date on website.  Sisuyouth.org, then click ‘Donate’, then click ‘provide a meal for the youth’ or  ‘Here’ under ‘Sisu Meal Train’ paragraph.  Select an available date and list the meal you will provide. They also accept gently used clothing.