Tulsa Area United Way honors top 2019 supporters

 

2/25/2020

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tulsa Area United Way announced the winners of its annual awards program, recognizing the fundraising efforts of its corporate partners and community organizations on Feb. 25 at the Cox Business Convention Center. 

More than 1,000 supporters attended the event and celebrated the 2019 campaign achievements. 

"At Tulsa Area United Way, we love the month of February because it gives us an opportunity to come together and thank our donors and volunteers for a remarkable community effort," said Alison Anthony, President and CEO of Tulsa Area United Way. "This event unites us to lift each other up and celebrate working together to do something amazing for our neighbors, friends and family members."

Among the honorees are former Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor, who received the Clydella Hentschel award for women in leadership and Commander of VFW Post 577 Josh Starks, who received the Emerging Leaders Society Volunteer of the Year award. 

   

 ​Clydella Hentschel award
Kathy Taylor

 ​Volunteer of the Year
Josh Starks

 


 
 

GROUNDBREAKER:
QUIKTRIP

QuikTrip received this award for conducting the only campaign in excess of $2 million. 

 


 

VISIONARY:
BANK OF OKLAHOMA 

Bank of Oklahoma won this award for conducting a campaign in excess of $1.5 million.

 

 

CORNERSTONE:
ONEOK
WILLIAMS

These companies each conducted campaigns in excess of $1 million. 

 

 

 

PILLAR: 
GEORGE KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION,
MAGELLAN midstream partners &
ONE GAS

Organizations receiving this award supported the Tulsa Area United Way at $500,000 or more.

   

WILLIAMS SUMMIT LEADERSHIP AWARD: 
FIRST OKLAHOMA BANK

 First Oklahoma Bank received this most prestigious award for exhibiting a model campaign. 

   

LEADERSHIP GIVING AWARD: 
NORDAM

NORDAM was recognized for its leadership giving program. 

   

MID-SIZE BUSINESS AWARD: 
RAMSEY INDUSTRIES

This is awarded to the best campaign conducted by a business with 51 to 250 employees. 

   

SMALL BUSINESS AWARD: 
FREDERIC DORWART LAWYERS, PLLC

The small business award is for a firm with up to 50 employees that exhibits robust campaign leadership, volunteer engagement and fulfillment of the steps to a successful campaign. 

   

GREEN COUNTRY BUSINESS AWARD: 
SAPULPA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

This award is given to a model campaign in one of the five counties outside of Tulsa.

 

TRAILBLAZER AWARD: 
T.D. WILLIAMSON

The Trailblazer Award recognizes a company or organization that runs an successful early campaign over the summer and increases campaign giving by 10 percent or more. 

 
   

ILLUMINATE AWARD: 
LIFE SENIOR SERVICES

LIFE Senior Services received the Illuminate Award for being a Partner Agency that conducted a model campaign. 

 

 

IGNITE AWARD:
GATEWAY FIRST BANK &
LAREDO PETROLEUM

These two companies received this award for conducting impressive first-time campaigns. 

 

 

COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD:
ARVEST &
TULSA COUNTY

The Community Spirit Award recognizes companies and organizations that demonstrate exceptional service to the community. 

 

 

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