October is National Book Month! Did you know that more than 1 in 3 American children start kindergarten without the language skills they need to learn to read (American Academy of Pediatrics)? According to the organization Zero to Three, "Early language and literacy (reading and writing)...
Post date: Wed, 10/02/2019 - 5:16pm
A huge "Thank You" to all those who attended the Success By 6 book swap this last Saturday at the Lawton Public Library. Over 29 families swapped 515 books! Another children's book swap will be planned for Spring 2017!
Post date: Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:29pm
We have added 2 new pages to our website "Upcoming Events" and "2017 Annual Fundraising Campaign" are designed to make navigation of our website easier than ever and to keep everyone informed. We hope that you will visit these pages and share the information as you see fit.
Post date: Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:04pm
Our 2017-18 Fliers, Brochures, and other Campaign materials can be located on the Campaign Tool Kit page.
Post date: Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:56am
Our Funded Partner, the Lawton Food Bank, is having a basket raffle to raise funds for the United Way Campaign!
Post date: Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:14am
Our funded partner, the Lawton Food Bank, will be holding a Hot Dog Sale to benefit the United Way Campaign!
Post date: Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:10am
Arvest Bank is generously hosting a new and exciting fundraiser to benefit United Way of Southwest Oklahoma. Tickets can be purchased at any area Arvest location or at the United Way office. Don't miss out!
Post date: Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:07am
United Way of Southwest Oklahoma will hold its 2017 Pacesetter luncheon hosted by Comanche County Memorial Hospital, on Friday, July 21st. These local businesses and organizations set the standard for leadership and community support by taking the challenge to get a jump start on their campaign in...
Post date: Fri, 07/14/2017 - 2:54pm
Dollar General Supports Success By 6’s Summer Book Swap Dollar General is supporting 5 local book swap sites by providing over 2000 books for the in-house education program of United Way of Southwest Oklahoma,...
Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 4:16pm
Last year's Blue Tie Gala was such a good time we just have to do it again! More details to come soon!
Post date: Wed, 06/07/2017 - 4:20pm
Are you a Young Professional living near Lawton, Oklahoma? Are you interested in networking with other Young Professionals? If so take a look at the newly fromed Young Professionals group sponsored by the Lawton-Ft. Sill Chamber.
Post date: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 11:28am
United Way of Southwest Oklahoma's annual Day of Caring is a community-wide event benefiting nonprofit agencies in Lawton, Oklahoma. Each year, Day of Caring brings together volunteers committed to creating positive change in the lives of...
Post date: Sat, 03/11/2017 - 2:32pm
Join us on Thursday, February 16, 2017 for a Paint and Sip event! Easely Creative and Cache Road Liquor have once again teamed up with United Way of Southwest Oklahoma to hold a painting and wine event. On Thursday, February 16 ladies will meet at the Trophy Room for a fun night out and to...
Post date: Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:21am
On this #GivingTuesday (November 29th) we invite you to take action and help those in need in Southwest Oklahoma . 99 cents of every dollar stays right here in our community and we invite you to read more about our 19 non-profit community partners and what they do. United Way of Southwest...
Post date: Mon, 11/28/2016 - 2:54pm
United Way of Southwest Oklahoma, serving the needs of Lawton/Ft. Sill and surrounding communities, seeks a dynamic, visionary, entrepreneurial Executive Director. Please refer to the job description for further details.
Post date: Wed, 01/22/2014 - 3:09pm
United Way Executive Director Resigns - National Search for New Director Underway
Post date: Tue, 01/21/2014 - 10:57am
Join the movement #Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is a national movement during the holidays dedicated to charitable giving. It kicks off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Established in 2012, Giving Tuesday brings...
Post date: Tue, 12/03/2013 - 9:09am
United Way Lawton-Ft. Sill would like to announce that our Annual Youth Day of Caring has been postponed to Spring 2014. The new date will be confirmed soon. Please watch this space for further updates. We are sorry for the inconvenience if the date change has affected your plans.
Post date: Thu, 09/26/2013 - 12:04pm
On Friday, September 13th over 300+ volunteers joined to work on 29 much-needed service projects to improve the quality of life in our community. The volunteers spent one day at nonprofit United Way’s partnership agencies and local schools completing tasks such as painting, landscaping,...
Post date: Fri, 09/20/2013 - 3:20pm
Every Second Tuesday starting April 9th will be United Way Night at Texas Roadhouse. 10% of the proceeds from sales will go to the United Way of Lawton-Fort Sill. Please let your server know that you are there for the United Way of Lawton-Fort Sill. Thank you! For more information about the...
Post date: Wed, 05/15/2013 - 10:33am
The deadline to apply for the United Way of Lawton-Fort Sill Funding Application was February 11th 2013. All applications have been reviewed and are now in the funding recommendation process. The United Way of Lawton-Fort Sill will be accepting new agencies that are wanting to apply for the 2014...
Post date: Thu, 01/12/2012 - 12:36pm