Because Of You

MOM FOUND HER VOICE FOR SON WITH DISABILITY

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DERRICK HAS SUPPORT HE CAN COUNT ON

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KEVIN WENT FROM STREET TO CORPORATE SUITE

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CHELSEY GAINED STABILITY AND HOPE

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2020 annual report

Read Tulsa Area United Way's 2020 annual report to see 2020 highlights, how our collective impact strengthens the community, financials and more. 

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Be empowered to LEAD in 2021

Yvonne Davis of LUXA Enterprises and Alison Anthony, President & CEO of Tulsa Area United Way, will join a group of exceptional female leaders in the Tulsa area to discuss advocating for yourself, resiliency in the face of adversity, personal branding and more! Read more to see speaker bios and topics.

TIME FOR A CAUSE AUCTION results

Because of you, we raised 332 volunteer hours for 12 Tulsa Area United Way partner agencies. At this one-of-a-kind auction, bidders traded volunteer hours for unique items from partner agencies and connections with Alexis de Tocqueville Society members, Tulsa Area United Way's most distinguished group of donors.

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Join us in Supporting black-owned businesses

Tulsa Area United Way has joined Fulton Street Books and Coffee, the YWCA, and Greenwood Rising in highlighting Black-owned businesses with a call-to-action that raises awareness and leads to sales. Throughout March, TAUW will lift up the message that commerce must flow throughout the city so that all community members flourish and thrive.

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Live United Awards

LIVE United awards - Super heroes of 2020

Be sure to check out our Awards site for lots of SUPER videos, awards and community impact information!

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City of Tulsa mental Health Collaborative

Launched September 3, the City of Tulsa 911 Mental Health Collaborative is a new initiative that connects non-life threatening mental health-related 911 calls to a new member of the 911 dispatch center team – a mental health crisis expert. This rapidly links callers to mental health clinicians and avoids costly activation of first responders.

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DAY OF CARING EXTENDS TO QUARTERLY EVENTS

Through these Days of Caring, Tulsa Area United Way will bring together groups of employees from Tulsa-area companies and connect them with the service agencies they support. Please join us for this much-loved volunteering tradition, now expanded to build even more teamwork and provide increased opportunity to demonstrate the philanthropic spirit of our community.

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United Way meets goal and celebrates at Admiral Twin

The Tulsa Area United Way announced the grand total of its challenging fundraising campaign on November 19 at the Admiral Twin Drive-In. Caron Lawhorn of ONE Gas, the 2020 Campaign Chair, joined by TAUW president and CEO, Alison Anthony announced that together, the community exceeded its initial goal of 23,720,000 and raised $24,025,924.

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Campaign leadership in the upcoming years

Tulsa Area United Way announced the campaign chairs for the next three years in the organization’s effort to raise millions of dollars each year to support 59 area non-profit organizations, collaborative initiatives, and innovation grants.

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Preventing Child Abuse WEbinar 

A group of Tulsa area nonprofit agencies formed a new coalition to educate the community about ways to identify and report child abuse that may increase in the wake of social distancing. This coalition hosted a webinar to address concerns and provide tips for prevention at this time. 

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Covid-19 resources and information

As an organization dedicated to the well-being of our community, the Tulsa Area United Way is continuously sharing available resources and updates as the COVID-19 situation evolves. 

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Upcoming Events

Day of Caring community-wide food drive

2021 Campaign kick-off event

Day of Caring traditional service projects

UNITE! Campaign Celebration

Day of Caring holiday assistance

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Latest News

Women United LEAD 2021
5/13/2021
Yvonne Davis of LUXA Enterprises and Alison Anthony, President & CEO of Tulsa Area United Way, will join a group of exceptional female leaders in the Tulsa area to discuss advocating for yourself, resiliency in the face of adversity, personal branding and more!
2020 ANNUAL REPORT
4/21/2021
View the Tulsa Area United Way's 2020 Annual Report to see 2020 highlights and how our collective impact strengthens our community.
Emerging Leaders Society signature event, Time for a Cause
4/19/2021
Tulsa Area United Way's Emerging Leaders Society launched their signature event, Time for a Cause, on Monday, April 19.
UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES NEWLY ELECTED BOARD OFFICERS, DIRECTORS
2/23/2021
The Tulsa Area United Way (TAUW) has announced new officers and members were elected to its Board of Directors at the organizationís February 23 Annual Meeting.
Day of Caring extends to quarterly events
2/10/2021
Through multiple Days of Caring, Tulsa Area United Way will bring together groups of employees from Tulsa-area companies and connect them with the service agencies they support all year round.
United Way Meets Campaign Goal and Celebrates at Admiral Twin
11/19/2020
The Tulsa Area United Way (TAUW) announced the grand total of its challenging fundraising campaign on November 19 at the Admiral Twin Drive-In. Caron Lawhorn of ONE Gas, the 2020 Campaign Chair, joined by TAUW president and CEO, Alison Anthony announced that together, the community exceeded its initial goal of 23,700,000 and raised $24,025,924.
Downtown Deco Bike Challenge
11/14/2020
You did it! Just over 1,000 community members attended the Downtown Deco Bike Challenge and helped raise $100,000 for the Tulsa Area United Way!
A Special Message from 2020 Campaign Chair Caron Lawhorn, SVP and Chief Financial Officer of ONE Gas
11/11/2020
With just a handful of days left, Tulsa Area United Way is closing in on the 2020 campaign goal of $23,720,000. But we still need your help. We need another $1.2 million to reach our goal, enabling us to do our part to ensure that the social safety net remains strong in our community.
TULSA AREA UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN LEADERSHIP FOR THE NEXT THREE YEARS
10/9/2020 9:00:00 AM
Tulsa Area United Way CEO Alison Anthony announced the campaign chairs for the next three years in the organizationís effort to raise millions of dollars each year to support 59 area non-profit organizations, collaborative initiatives, and innovation grants.
Get Slimed 4 Good
9/30/2020
Tulsa Area United Way CEO, Alison Anthony, accepted the challenge to Get Slimed 4 Good, a FUNraiser designed to allow leaders to challenge one another to have a bucket of slime poured on them in support of giving to the Tulsa Area United Way.
The intersection of domestic violence and substance abuse
8/14/2020
Tulsa Area United Way hosted a webinar with experts at Domestic Violence Intervention Services and 12&12 to explain the intersection of domestic violence and substance abuse. Lauren Anderson and Amy Hardy led an engaging discussion on the types of abuse, the cycle of violence, reactions to trauma and common obstacles to substance abuse treatment.
Childcare assistance during COVID-19
8/11/2020
The Opportunity Project has teamed up with the Tulsa Area United Way (TAUW) to provide relief for families and children affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
Tulsa Area United Way on Talk Radio 1170
7/27/2020
Alison Anthony, TAUW President and CEO, spoke on the Pat Campbell Show about the needs people are facing during the pandemic and why itís important for the community to come together and help.
2019 Tulsa Area United Way Annual Report
7/20/2020
The Tulsa Area United Way unites people and resources to improve lives and strengthen our communities. By partnering with us, you are improving the lives of tens of thousands of your friends and neighbors in the Tulsa region.
QT and Reasorís among stores distributing child safety information
7/9/2020
In an effort to raise awareness of child abuse risks during these stressful times, the Tulsa Area United Way, Child Abuse Network, Parent Child Center and Family and Childrenís Services have partnered with local businesses to distribute important phone numbers and website information that can help keep children safe.
Tulsa Tenants and Landlords Receive Rent Relief
6/30/2020
Restore Hope Ministries partnered with the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation and the Tulsa Area COVID-19 Response Fund to assist Tulsa tenants and landlords with past-due rent filed on the Tulsa County Forcible Entry and Detainer (FED) Docket.
Alison Anthony: Grounded in love, learning a new way to communicate
6/15/2020
Tulsa Area United Way President and CEO, Alison Anthony, discusses this time of transformation and leaning into empathy and humility in this Tulsa World opinion piece.
New Tax Breaks For Donations
4/21/2020
Federal economic relief measures are providing some tax breaks to encourage charitable giving. Read more for a breakdown of the biggest changes.
NONPROFITS INVITED TO APPLY FOR RESET PROGRAM CARES ACT FUNDING
4/10/2020
Tulsa County has announced that $30 million in CARES Act funding is being made available to small businesses and nonprofits impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the time-sensitive nature of the CARES Act funding which must be used by the end of 2020, the privately and locally raised Tulsa Area COVID-19 Response Fund has placed the application process temporarily on hold.

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