Featured Nonprofits

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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Family ID gives hope and purpose to families

By Tim Priebe | September 21, 2021

How much of what your family does is intentional? Is your family mission-driven? Many nonprofits and businesses are mission-driven, but few families are. At Family ID, an Edmond-based nonprofit, they’re looking to change that.

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No Boundaries International helps the hurting

By Tim Priebe | August 17, 2021

We’ve all been hurting at various times in our lives. No Boundaries International (NBI) is a non-profit, faith-based organization that works to restore, train, and deploy the hurting in the heart of OKC and beyond.

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Edmond Fine Arts Institute enhances quality of life

By Tim Priebe | July 20, 2021

Nestled in downtown Edmond, the Fine Arts Institute has offered educational enrichment in visual and performing arts since 1985. FAI offers quality art experiences in a way that educates both adults and children.

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Therapeutic riding at Coffee Creek

By Laura Gamble | June 15, 2021

What do you think of when you hear the words “therapeutic horsemanship” or “therapeutic riding?” For me, I knew that it was mainly for children with disabilities, and it gave them an opportunity to do something, namely ride a horse, that they might not have the opportunity to do—and so much more! Coffee Creek Riding…

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