OK Community Cares 2023 Recap In 2023, OK Community Cares granted $21,144.69 helping 19 charitable organizations. The fund provides grants in the following fields of interest: Educational Opportunities Financial Literacy Food Insecurities Healthy Living Housing Needs “Being involved with OK Community Cares has been rewarding to see the positive impact made in our [...]
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Highland Park Elementary was recently awarded a $1,021 OK Community Cares grant to purchase a Gaga Ball pit. The grant will allow Highland Park Elementary to enhance their current playground by adding a 15 ft in-ground Gaga Ball pit. Students in pre-k through fifth grade physical education classes will get to use the [...]
The Right Path was recently provided a $1,000 OK Community Cares grant to assist with general operations. The Right Path is a therapeutic equine-assisted program working with people with disabilities and challenges founded in 1996 near Drumright, OK. With the help of this grant, their services are offered at no charge to their [...]
Dawn Schrock, Richmond Elementary kindergarten teacher, received an OK Community Cares grant to purchase a Sphero indi Education Robot Class Pack. Sphero indi is a learning robot used to teach kids computational thinking and problem-solving skills through STEAM activities. Sphero indi offers teachers creative ways to teach lessons covering several subjects including math, [...]
Stillwater Junior High School (SJHS) Robotics was recently awarded a $1,533.50 OK Community Cares grant to purchase brand new Vex VRC pneumatic sets. The purchase of the pneumatic sets will help the five SJHS teams be equipped to compete at state and national levels. With the help of the grant, students will gain [...]
Effective on Wednesday, Aug. 23, our drive-thru and ATM at our 311 E. McElroy location will be closed until further notice to allow construction crews to complete phase 1 of our remodel. We will reopen our drive-thru and ATM once the new drive-thru is complete on the east side of the building. Beginning on [...]
Perkins-Tryon Band Boosters received a $1,000 grant from OK Community Cares to help purchase a box trailer. The purchase of a box trailer will allow the Perkins-Tryon Midnight Regimen to haul all instruments, uniforms and equipment to contests and football games. “Our band program is growing and is projected to double in size [...]
United Way of Payne County receives OK Community Cares grant to support growth of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. The Imagination Library mails books at no cost to children up to their fifth birthday with the goal of improving childhood literacy and inspiring the love of reading. The number of children registered for [...]
Will Rogers Elementary Music Program was recently awarded a $1,000 OK Community Cares grant to purchase a piano. “A piano is foundational to any music classroom,” said Carrie Hoipkemier, music educator at Will Rogers Elementary. “The purchase of a digital piano would make a tremendous impact on the growth of our students.” The [...]
Friends of Sanborn Nature Camp recently received a $1500 grant from OK Community Cares. The grant helped cover Nature Camp expenses for the summer of 2023. Nature Camp, a nonprofit day camp sponsored by Friends of Sanborn, has been educating children between the ages of 6 and 12 for over 25 years at [...]