“We do experimental, outside-of-the-box stuff. That’s where we want to be,” IAO board president David Smith said.
The book includes a blanket, augmented-reality mobile app and a song.
Sixty Oklahoma nonprofits will use the funds for arts, education, health, social services and other outreach programs.
Wilkinson said while each organization addresses specific sets of needs, the work being done in the corridor of hope is all about outreach and uplift.
Students are provided with ballet shoes at Positive Tomorrows, Oklahoma’s only elementary school specifically serving children from homeless families.
“We’re working on our butterbeer recipe, and since our shop used to be a house with a backyard, we’re working on hosting some Quidditch there.”