Featured Nonprofits

Mental health offers hope and healing

By Tim Priebe | September 7, 2023

Amid Oklahoma’s concerning mental health statistics, a beacon of hope emerges from the heart of Edmond. Founded in 2015 by Chad Richardson, the Green Shoe Foundation began in south Edmond. It has already impacted the lives of people nationwide, providing a transformative experience for adults grappling with childhood relational trauma.

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Providing a home for boys in need

By Tim Priebe | December 20, 2022

One of four campuses operated by Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children, Boys Ranch Town is a residential home for boys between the ages of 7 and 15. Located on the outskirts of Edmond, it offers a structured environment for its residents with the goal of being reunited with their families.

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Supporting Edmond students beyond public funding

By Tim Priebe | November 15, 2022

The Edmond Public Schools Foundation serves the students of Edmond Public Schools through strategic focus areas, including mental health support for students, the Art in Schools program, classroom support through DonorsChoose, educator professional development, a Student Ambassador program, and community mobilization.  

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Local Angels aim to transform Oklahoma’s foster care system

By Tim Priebe | October 18, 2022

Founder and executive director Jennifer Abney began Angels Foster Family Network OKC in 2008 after seeing a gap in support for Oklahoma foster families. Nearly 13,000 children were in foster care in Oklahoma at the time of the founding, and stories of abuse and neglect in foster homes were flooding the news. Abney wanted to find a way to create more positive outcomes for children across the state.

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Students become great neighbors at Oklahoma Christian Academy

By Tim Priebe | September 20, 2022

Edmond-based Oklahoma Christian Academy (OCA) partners with families and churches to raise the next generations of neighbors. Teachers and administrators mentor, teach, and navigate life with over 550 young people–from age three to nineteen–helping them think deeply, cultivate empathy for others, exercise their creativity, and develop their God-given gifts to bring light with them wherever they go.

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Service above self at The Rotary

By Tim Priebe | August 16, 2022

For nearly 85 years, The Rotary Club of Edmond has been serving its residents, providing professional development opportunities and encouraging lifelong friendships. The club boasts a rich history of community service and involvement by local leaders. The Rotary Club of Edmond is a small part of the larger organization, Rotary International. Rotary International is a worldwide group of people who want to make a difference in the lives of others. 

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Serving first responders to impact communities

By Tim Priebe | July 19, 2022

The Warriors Rest Foundation focuses on the physical, mental, relational, spiritual, financial, and emotional health of first responders. These wellness categories vitally impact their overall job performance, and keeping them healthy provides safety, quality care, and protection for our communities.

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Finding oneness in community and Christ

By Tim Priebe | June 21, 2022

Edmond-based Oneness Ministries’ mission is to empower people to discover a new source of solutions for life through oneness with Christ. They serve both individuals and organizations through counseling, life coaching, classes, training, and podcasting.

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Serving meals for nearly 50 years

By Tim Priebe | May 17, 2022

Edmond Mobile Meals is a nonprofit organization that provides a nourishing meal and daily wellness check to the homebound elderly and disabled residents of Edmond. The organization currently serves over 240 meals each weekday and 60,000 meals each year with the help of more than four hundred volunteers. The primary goal is to make sure no senior goes hungry, and they remain living independently in their homes for as long as possible.

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Bringing hope and resources to new parents

By Tim Priebe | April 19, 2022

Often, when an individual faces a crisis the initial response is to react to emotions and make a quick decision. Hope Pregnancy Center (HPC) exists to serve women and men facing the crisis of an unplanned pregnancy. HPC offers a safe space and listening ear with an opportunity for women and men to learn they have time to explore their options and make informed decisions.

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