Featured Nonprofits

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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Fostering Sweet Dreams founder Kristy Payne (Photo: Brent Fuchs)

Making sweet dreams come true

By Tim Priebe | March 15, 2022

Most people don’t think of a bed as a luxury, but as a basic necessity. For some Oklahoma children, beds just aren’t available, and without a bed, foster children might be split up from their siblings. Edmond nonprofit Fostering Sweet Dreams provides essential resources like beds, car seats, and dressers to children in need.

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Foundation helps Oklahoma for over 90 years

By Tim Priebe | February 15, 2022

Most nonprofits have a mission to make an impact on their community. However, nonprofits that help other nonprofits take that mission to the next level by giving the additional support needed to make it all happen. Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma is one such organization.

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The Classroom Collective provides hybrid homeschooling

By Tim Priebe | January 18, 2022

Amidst a global pandemic, homeschool moms and former public school teachers Robin Storch and Kim Heinecke saw and experienced a growing need among Edmond parents interested in a hybrid form of education for their children. In August 2021, they opened the doors of The Classroom Collective.

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Upstage Theatre brings opportunities for arts involvement

By Tim Priebe | December 21, 2021

Upstage Theatre is an Edmond-based nonprofit performing arts training center and community theatre. Located near Kelly and Danforth, their goal is to prepare students and adults for musical theatre. They also bring awareness and opportunities for arts involvement and participation to residents of Edmond.

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Beautiful Restoration heals broken women

By Tim Priebe | November 16, 2021

On June 5, 2015, eight ladies gathered in the home of Kaylene Blazer. The goal? To help one homeless woman and her five friends overcome the effects of the sex industry, drug and alcohol abuse, human trafficking, crime, and homelessness.

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Relief for caretakers of adults with disabilities

By Tim Priebe | October 19, 2021

On 2nd Street in Edmond, just west of Coltrane, a former martial arts studio is being repurposed to serve adults with disabilities ages 18 and older. The nonprofit that is renovating the space is Daily Living Centers.

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