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Keeping CASA

A drop in Oklahoma County funding poses challenges for an organization helping abused and neglected children.


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Gina Dabney

The decision of CASA of Oklahoma County several years ago to leave the umbrella of county government and file as a nonprofit has prompted some uncertainty about its level of county funding.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

May help

Norman’s annual May Fair aids women and children in crisis.


Visual Arts

Gina Dabney
May Fair Arts Festival
8 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday
Andrews Park
201 W. Daws, Norman
norman.assistanceleague.org
321-9400
free
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Addiction doesn't recognize status, so The Referral Center comes in handy


News

Gina Dabney
The television series "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" treats famous people with addictions. Here in Oklahoma, there aren't cameras or a TV doctor, but there is a rehabilitation clinic tucked away in t...
 
Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Tree Bank Foundation has made Oklahoma leafier since 1987


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Gina Dabney
At the next baby shower, donate a tree in the newborn's name. It's a unique, lasting, natural gift possible through The Tree Bank Foundation. Besides, in one year, a single mature tree can absor...
 
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Safe Kids Oklahoma works to keep children happy, out of hospital


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Gina Dabney
Bike rides, swimming and road trips equal summer fun. However, if injuries crop up, the scene can quickly change. Each year, injuries kill more youth than diseases, kidnapping and drugs combined...
 
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Rx for Oklahoma works to help citizens get the prescriptions they need


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Gina Dabney
Halving the dose of prescriptions. Skipping vital prescriptions. Not even purchasing prescriptions. Many without insurance are making these choices in order to pay for shelter, fuel or food. ...
 
Thursday, April 2, 2009

Community Action Agency works to help first-time homebuyers


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Gina Dabney
Free homebuyer education workshops offered by the Community Action Agency of Oklahoma City and Oklahoma/Canadian Counties (CAA) give first-time homebuyers a clearer understanding of the process of pur...
 
Thursday, January 8, 2009

Karate club uses martial arts to arm at-risk children


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Gina Dabney
Who knew that karate, an ancient martial art that teaches self-defense, is based in peace? Its philosophy, which is to build a more peaceful world, begins with the student. Daryl Arrowood, a fourth-...
 
Thursday, October 2, 2008

Nonprofit offers free financial counseling


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Gina Dabney
Financial stress is no secret, but is seldom openly discussed. One organization, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central Oklahoma, offers free financial counseling. The nonprofit is committed to...
 
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Volunteer community garden helps feed metro's hungry


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Gina Dabney
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma 2006 statistics reveal that 79 percent of all clients are food-insecure and 44 percent are experiencing hunger. Helping hungry Oklahomans by servicing and sharing a co...
 
Thursday, November 22, 2007
 
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