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2014 David Hegwood Day of Caring was a Success!  Over 200 volunteers completed 35 projects in one day!  Friday, September 19, 2014, United Way mobilized over 200 volunteers representing two dozen of local organizations to lend a hand to the local... Read More
Posted: Monday, October 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
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Check out a special message from our amazing UWSWOK Campaign Team! Thank you Los Irizarry, Chearlene Glover-Johnson and Danica Young for your support! Let’s #liveunited to reach our campaign goal $1.69 million! Big thanks to Jeremy Wright, Owner of... Read More
Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014 - 9:55am
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Lawton, Okla – S&B’s Burger Joint at the 1060 NW 38th St. in Lawton has chosen the United Way of Southwest Oklahoma as its “Pay It Forward Program” recipient for Tuesday, September 30, donating 10% of beverage and food sales to the organization... Read More
Posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:47am
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Lawton, Okla – United Way of Southwest Oklahoma is pleased to announce the date for the 2014 Campaign Kickoff, which will be held on Thursday, September, 4, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn & Convention Center in Lawton, OK. This year... Read More
Posted: Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:36pm
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Lawton, Okla – United Way of Southwest Oklahoma will host the 20th Annual David Hegwood Day of Caring on Friday, September 19, 2014, at 08:00 a.m. at the Worley Seminar Center, Building 300 at Great Plains Technology Center, 4500 SW Lee Blvd.... Read More
Posted: Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:10pm
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Lawton, Okla – United Way of Southwest Oklahoma’s Success By 6 /Smart Start Oklahoma Initiative is pleased to announce that Pam Kerr, Owner of Playcare Inc., has been appointed as the new Chair of the Council. Kerr replaces Rafael Santos who stood... Read More
Posted: Monday, September 15, 2014 - 12:50pm
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Lawton, Okla – The Executive Director of United Way of Southwest Oklahoma Lauren Ellis, together with Tia Reed, Community Collaborations Director will be joining United Way Community Leaders Conference (CLC) in National Harbor, Md., from May 12... Read More
Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 2:52pm
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Lawton, Okla – Southwest Oklahoma native Lauren Ellis has been named Executive Director of the United Way of Southwest Oklahoma (formerly the United Way of Lawton-Fort Sill). Ellis succeeds Katie Noffsker, who accepted a position as CEO of the... Read More
Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014 - 10:31am
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National Volunteer Week, established in 1974, is about engaging people in their communities through volunteering, and encouraging individuals to demonstrate their collective power to make a difference in the community. This special week celebrates... Read More
Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 - 11:56am
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Each year local residents provide an invaluable service to our community by serving as allocations’ volunteers, determining how donors’ dollars will be spent. United Way of Southwest Oklahoma invites local volunteers to join the Funds Distribution... Read More
Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:09am
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