Oklahoma City and Tulsa celebrate United Way this September.
Friday, Sept. 11 –
United Way Campaign Kick-off – Oklahoma City
The annual event, open to the public, features a free pancake breakfast prepared by “celebrity chefs” – some of the community’s most impactful leaders. This year’s campaign kick-off will welcome community members to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m., and festivities will include a pancake flipping contest as well as the announcement of United Way’s 2015-16 campaign goal. The night will conclude with a free family movie under that stars. For more information, visit www.unitedwayokc.org.
Day of Caring – Tulsa
The 24th annual Day of Caring will kickoff with a free breakfast at 7 a.m. at Johnson Park, 61st and Riverside. At 8 a.m., participants will begin their community service projects. Last year, more than 5,500 volunteers completed 400 projects. This year, Day of Caring offers individuals and company teams the same opportunity to give back to their community. Projects include painting, landscaping, cleaning, light construction, reading to children, scrapbooking, taking seniors on day trips, teaching and more. Tulsa Area United Way can also help arrange a project that will help you or your team make the most impact. For more information, visit www.tauw.org.