Tackling the Global Water Crisis

Globally, at least 1.8 billion people use a drinking-water source contaminated with feces, according to the World Health Organization, and 842,000 deaths from diarrheal diseases each year could be prevented by improved water, sanitation and hygiene.  

Suited for Success

After spending most of her adult life as a homemaker and mother of four, Lisa Poston had trouble finding a job after moving to Oklahoma City. Needing to support her family, she made the decision to go back to school with the assistance of the BEST (Basic Education Skills Training) program at the Department of Human Services. Lisa enrolled in…

Back-To-School Boon

Want to lend a hand to students in need this school year? Throughout the Oklahoma City metro, families are gearing up to get kids back to school, but for some families, the costs of supplies and new clothes can be a challenge.

A Price Too High

 In Oklahoma, 512 law enforcement officers have been killed.  Each one of those losses left behind family members, co-workers and loved ones who suffer every day from the loss of life in the line of duty. While death is always a tragic experience for families, the death of cops, troopers and others carries unique grief. Many times, the deaths are public and…

Women Building a Better OKC

Between June 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018, the Junior League of Oklahoma City members volunteered more than 5,000 hours in the greater Oklahoma City community, totaling a value of more than $120,000. From teaching children at the Boys & Girls Club of America how to cook healthy dinners and making the OKC Zoo playground more accessible to all children…

The Meadows

Every day, employees show up excited and ready to work at their jobs at the Meadows, an Edmond business that specializes in secure data destruction.

Tennis for Kids

 Article Heide Brandes  Tucked away at Will Rogers Park in Oklahoma City, youth of all ages are learning the game of tennis at one of the nation's premier facilities.  The OKC Tennis Center is the largest tennis center in the 10-state region and won Outstanding Tennis Facility of the Year in 2016. Built in 1969, the OKC Tennis Center boasts 24…

Water for All

Globally, at least 2 billion people use a drinking-water source contaminated with feces, according to the World Health Organization, and 842,000 deaths from diarrheal diseases each year could be prevented by improved water, sanitation and hygiene. Additionally, WHO/UNICEF estimate that 844 million people lack a basic drinking water service. 

Charit(able)

Hovering over the minds of people all across Oklahoma, a strange mix of sadness and fond memories can creep into their holiday season. Having the support of family and friends is essential when a loved one passes away, but in the case of those who have experienced the loss of a police officer, the situation is truly unique.