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Mission & Values

OUR MISSION

Through our mission, "Improve lives by mobilizing the caring power within our community," the United Way of Southwest Oklahoma fights for the education, income stability, health, and basic needs of every person in Southwest Oklahoma.

OUR GOALS

  • Ignite a community by mobilizing thousands to action - to give, advocate and volunteer - to improve the conditions in which they live.
  • Stimulate and connect local individuals, businesses and nonprofits to create long-lasting change that produces healthy, well-educated and financially stable individuals and families.
  • Raise money for the local partner agencies to implement and support innovative programs generating a positive impact on our local community.

OUR VALUES

  • Collective Impact – We are better together; United Way encourages people to join the movement to share goals and focuses on achieving results - better-quality community lives.
  • Volunteering  – We recognize volunteering as a way to transform our communities
  • Community Connection – We develop relationships to strengthen our ability to collaborate, organize, influence and achieve community change. 
  • Passion and Commitment – We are continually devoted to creating a better community and building a United Way model to drive positive social change.