Funded Partners

ENHANCING EDUCATION

Boy Scouts of America – Indian Nations Council
Provides in-school “Learning for Life” character building program in local elementary schools in the Muskogee, Fort Gibson, and Hilldale school districts providing both boys and girls essential tools for character development. www.okscouts.org (800-367-1272)

Boys & Girls Club of Tahlequah
Provides youth development to Cherokee county youth by working to inspire, educate, and empower K-8th graders to realize their full potential as productive and responsible citizens in a safe and fun environment. www.tahlequahbgca.org (918-456-6888)

Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma
Girl scouting equips young girls in making better life choices by developing leadership, confidence, and girls of courage through a  variety of scouting programs. www.gseok.org  (918-683-7738)

Muskogee County Council of Youth Services-MCCOYS
Provides guidance and character building programs in two United Way funded areas; 1) supervised community experiences for youth and young adults working within the judicial system, and 2) in-school  “Lifeskills” training for 6-8th graders at Braggs, Okay & Muskogee Public schools.  www.mccys.org  (918-682-2841)

United Methodist Children’s Home
Provides a spectrum of transitional living assistance into early adulthood for  at-risk  high school and college  aged youth through  an  independent living program to better equip them in making their way into the adult world. (918-456-6166)

Dolly Parton Imagination Library
Provides age appropriate books to children ages 0-5 years of age each month to boost children during the early formative years and put them on a path towards a successful education. www.lakeareaunitedway.org (918-682-1364)

INCREASING FINANCIAL STABILITY

American Red Cross
A volunteer led humanitarian organization. United Way support touches lives daily with relief to victims of disasters as well as emergency and prevention/preparedness training. www.oklahomaredcross.org  (918-682-1366)

Hope House of Cherokee County
Helping people help themselves by providing a supportive network of services and providers such as emergency food, shelter, and utility assistance to aid individuals and families in becoming self-sufficient. (918-456-4673)

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Providing high quality civil legal services to lower income and elderly residents.  www.legalaidok.org (918-683-5681)

PROMOTING HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

CASA for Children in Muskogee
CASA recruits, screens, trains, and supports community volunteers to  advocate in the best interests of children involved in juvenile  cases of neglect and abuse in Muskogee, Wagoner & Sequoyah district courts. www.casaok.org (918-686-8199)

CASA of Cherokee Country
Advocating as a voice for children who enter the court system as a result of abuse and/or neglect by providing trained volunteers to speak independently for the best interests of the children.  www.oklahomacasa.org  (918-456-8788)

Kelly B. Todd Cerebral Palsy & Neuromuscular Center
Provides children and adults with motor deficit or developmental delays physical therapy to enhance mobility and interaction with friends and   family.  www.kbtoddcpcenter.org (918-683-4621)

Kids’ Space–Muskogee County Child Advocacy Center
Provides a child-friend environment for the intervention, assessment, and investigation needed to assist with prosecution, treatment and prevention of physically and sexually abused children. Provides educational and child protective classes.  www.kidsspacemuskogee.org (918-682-4204)

Volunteers of America – R.S.V.P. (Retired Seniors Volunteer Program)
Creates opportunities for senior citizens to remain actively engaged in their communities through volunteer services in a variety of organizations ranging from hospitals to youth centers by utilizing their time and talents in service to others.  www.voaok.org (918-683-1578)

Women In Safe Home - W.I.S.H.
Provides shelter, counseling, and support services to victims of  domestic violence, rape, and adult survivors of child sexual assault or harassment in order to achieve safety, survival, recovery, empowerment & rehabilitation to women and children coping with domestic violence.  (918-682-7879)