Articles tagged with: nonprofit
by Gene Perry
Across the street from Native Roots Market, a crowd gathered between a pile of shoes on one side, bicycles on the other. Event organizers Ken Teague and Isaiah McCaslin welcomed the racers, thanked the sponsors, and then they were off, scrambling to find their shoes, grab their ride, and head out to checkpoints across Norman.… Continue reading
From The Journal Record:
On a simple bridge in a quiet backyard, a Rwandan and an Oklahoman take a moment to reflect on their journey.
“We have a great relationship,” said Angie Hendricks, president and chief executive of Bentley Hedges Travel Services in Oklahoma City.
From The Tulsa World:
An official with a Tulsa organization that provides services to victims of domestic and sexual violence said Wednesday that a $426,335 federal grant will make a dramatic difference for clients.
Donna Mathews, associate director of Domestic Violence Intervention Services, said the organization has not had funds to provide client assistance.
Vynomma Argo spent the last four years of her life in her bedroom after breaking a hip. She had no family, few friends, and she spent her last days trying to figure out the fate of her million-dollar estate.
From The Oklahoma Daily:
Students looking to volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Norman will notice changes in the program as the economy affects the organization’s budget and, consequentially, fewer matches are made.
The nonprofit organization is funded through donations and helps younger children find mentoring and friendship from young adults, typically at the college level.
Oklahoma City police have begun an investigation at Feed The Children after a private investigator found evidence three offices had been illegally bugged.
The investigator “found remnants of wiretapping devices above the ceilings” during an almost six-hour sweep Wednesday evening of the charity’s Oklahoma City headquarters, according to a police report.