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  • March 8, 2017

    2017 Rhinestone Cowboy News Release

    Volunteers of America’s 10th Annual Fundraising Event Celebrates Helping Oklahoma’s Most Vulnerable!

  • November 5, 2016

    5 Questions with Pamela Richardson of Volunteers of America Oklahoma

    Pamela Richardson has more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit management and is currently president of Volunteers of America in Tulsa. She has also served as the executive director at Resonance Center for Women and Bridges Foundation and has worked in the education and finance fields. Richardson is being honored Friday with the Outstanding Fundraising Professional award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Eastern Oklahoma as part of the chapter’s National Philanthropy Day.

  • November 4, 2016

    Mosaic announces region's Top Inclusive Workplace Cultures

    (TULSA, Okla.) – Mosaic, the Tulsa Regional Chamber’s diversity business council, announced today the region’s 2016 Top Inclusive Workplace Cultures. This recognition is given annually at Mosaic’s Economic Inclusion Forum to area employers with robust diversity and inclusion strategies. Scored on their responses to Mosaic’s annual Inclusive Workplace Cultures survey, 55 organizations received a tiered ranking of three, four and Jive stars based on the strength of their programing. Data from these responses provide measurable benchmarks on local diversity and inclusion efforts.

  • October 31, 2016

    Volunteers Of America Oklahoma featured on Tulsa Business & Legal News as Tulsa Philanthropist

    This is a good year because business leaders and owners as well as businesses are stepping up as philanthropists, she said. Bama Cos. gives 5 percent of its net profit for philanthropic purposes. The Bama Foundation, created in 2015, helped facilitate Bama Scholars and Beyond Bama programs. Bama supports the community in unique ways to help break the into-generational poverty cycle.

  • June 3, 2016

    Dept of Labor awards funding to Volunteers of America Oklahoma Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program for Muskogee, OK

    Volunteers of America Oklahoma in Muskogee has been awarded $200,000 by the Department of Labor (DOL).

  • June 2, 2016

    Department of Labor renews funding to Volunteers of America Oklahoma Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program for Tulsa

    Volunteers of America Oklahoma in Tulsa has been awarded $300,000 by the Department of Labor (DOL) for the second consecutive year in a row to continue assisting veterans experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness with employment resources.

  • March 15, 2016

    9th Annual "Rhinestone Cowboy" - A Star-Spangled Rodeo

    On Friday, April 29th, 2016, Volunteers of America of Oklahoma will host our annual event Rhinestone Cowboy - A Star-Spangled Rodeo at the historic Cain's Ballroom in downtown Tulsa. Frontier days, stampedes, and cowboy contests of the late 1800's evolved into the American Rodeo of today. Rodeos represented a community wide celebration of the hard work that charted the American west. Rhinestone Cowboy – A Star-Spangled Rodeo will honor this fun western tradition and celebrate 120 years of dedicated service by Volunteers of America to individuals in need across our great country.

  • January 4, 2016

    2016 Spread the Warmth blanket drive

    Each January Volunteers of America Oklahoma partners with local companies to share blankets with Oklahomans in need of warmth. The Oklahoma winter temperatures dip well below freezing and there are many who need help keeping warm.You can make a difference by donating a new or gently-used blanket in January. All blankets will go to individuals served by Volunteers of America Oklahoma® and distribution partners.

  • December 18, 2015

    Annual Holiday Homeless Services Food Drive

    Help feed Tulsa’s homeless this holiday season. Give the gift of a meal or a $10 donation through the Volunteers of America® Oklahoma’s Annual Food Drive. Pantry donations will be used to fill Christmas gift basket. Food will also be used to stock apartments in preparation for new clients.

  • June 25, 2015

    Grant Awarded to Help Homeless Veterans

    Volunteers of America Oklahoma has been selected to receive $300,000 as a 2015 grant recipient of the Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program. This is the only federal program that focuses exclusively on employment of veterans who are experiencing homelessness.