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Whatever your media — from blog to broadcast — United Way invites you to spread the word about the LIVE UNITED movement and our ongoing efforts to improve education, income, and health in communities across the country.

For any Press inquiries please contact: Sarah Head, Community Collaborations Director

2017

Goodyear Golf Tournament August 2017

Pacesetters Announced July 2017

Dollar General funds Success By 6 Summer Book SWAP June 2017

Blue Tie Gala Save the Date June 2017

Cotton Electric Grant Award for Success By 6 April 2017

Week of the Young Child Gift for Success By 6 from PSO April 2017

23rd Annual David Hegwood Day of Caring March 2017

23rd Annual David Hegwood Day of Caring Feb 2017

Painting for a Purpose Feb 2017

Success By 6 Awarded State Grant Feb 2017

2016

Local Art Raffle to Benefit United Way of Southwest Oklahoma December 2016

Comanche County Courthouse Supports United Way of Southwest Oklahoma through Chili Cook Off October 2016

Pumpkin Carving Contest to Benefit United Way of Southwest Oklahoma October 2016

Goodyear-Lawton Supports United Way of Soutwhest Oklahoma through Golf Tournament October 2016

Basket Raffle to Benefit United Way of Southwest Oklahoma October 2016

Comanche Home Center Supports United Way of Southwest Oklahoma through Breakfast Burrito Sale October 2016

Charming Charlies Partners with United Way for Pay It Forward Program September 23, 2016

United Way of Southwest Oklahoma's 70th Campaign is Underway September 2016

United Way's Success By Six Program Partners with PSO April 2016

United Way to Announce its annual David Hegwood Day of Caring April 2016

2015

United Way Partners with S&B's Burger Joint for Pay it Forward Program September 16, 2015

United Way Kicks Off 2015 Pacesetter Campaign July 16, 2015

United Way Begins Community Investment Process April 06, 2015

President & CEO Joins Executive Leadership Program April 02, 2015

United Way Hosts Open House February 18, 2015

2014

Redd Rhenn Brewery hosts event to benefit United Way November 22, 214

S&B’s Burger Joint Pairs with United Way for Pay It Forward Program September 23, 2014

United Way’s Success By 6 Initiative Launches a Reading Project in Partnership with Community Leaders September 11, 2014

United Way to Announce its annual David Hegwood Day of Caring September 9, 2014

United Way’s Fundraiser to Kick off Community’s Annual Campaign August 4, 2014

United Way of Southwest Oklahoma Kicks Off 2014 Pacesetter Campaign July 10, 2014

United Way Officers to Participate in National Community Leader Conference to Plan and Collaborate for Positive Future May 9, 2014

United Way Names New Executive Director April 25, 2014

United Way Recognizes National Volunteer Week in Partnership with the Lawton Police and Fire Departments April 7, 2014

United Way Starts the Funds Distribution Process April 4, 2014

United Way Honors a Long-Service Employee March 4, 2014

United Way Announces Name Change February 11, 2014

United Way Executive Director Resigns - National Search Underway January 21, 2014

2013

Campaign Kickoff September 6, 2013

Agency Allocation May 28, 2013

2012

Youth Day of Caring September 12, 2012

Campaign Kickoff 2012 September 4, 2012

United Way Announces Agency Allocations May 25, 2012