Our community partner Whataburger held a special "Oh Whata Night" fundraiser to benefit United Way of Southwest Oklahoma and our 18 funded partners. From 5-8PM Whataburger generously donated 20% of all their sales, prizes were given away, and Whataguy made a special appearance. Thank you... More +
Our in-house education initiative Success By 6 partnered with the Lawton Public Library to host a Fall Book Swap. This was our largest book swap to date with over 29 families swapping 515 books. Special thanks to the Lawton Public Library for partnering with us for this great event.
Our Board of Directors took time out of their busy schedules to guide and plan an amazing next year for United Way of Southwest Oklahoma. Special thanks to Dr. Sylvia Burgess for hosting our group at the Burgess Ranch.
The 2nd Annual Blue Tie Gala was held on September 8, 2017 at the Apache Casino and Hotel.
Thank you to all our 2017 Loaned Executives. Our Loaned Executives are the backbone to our mission and goals. Thank you for volunteering your time and talents with us. We are forever thankful for you!
UWSWOK took part in Texoma Gives for the 1st time in 2017. Texoma Gives is a 16 hour online giving platform to raise funds for nonprofit organizations.
Our Annual Pacesetter Luncheon was hosted by the Comanche County Memorial Hospital with 19 Pacesetter Companies this year's campaign is off to a great start!
The Leadership Reception is a time each year when United Way of Southwest Oklahoma thanks our Leadership Donors (those who donate $500 or more each year). Mayor Fred and Natallie graciously opened their home to host the Leadership Reception, for the second year in a row. We are so thankful for... More +
The David Hegwood Day of Caring, named after long time board member, United Way supporter, and community volunteer David Hegwood, allows for community members to support local non-profit organizations by spending a day volunteering their time. In 2017, 250 volunteers completed over 30 projects in... More +
This fun event, sponsored by Easely Creative and Cache Road Liquor, allowed guests to use their creative side to make a one of a kind work of art.