The ORU Report: Apr. 24 | OEC News

Learn about the organizations making a difference with OEC Foundation’s support.

4 the OEC Foundation, Inc. board demonstrated its ongoing commitment to community enrichment by approving substantial grants for various organizations and individuals totaling $82,928.

Allocations to nonprofit organizations are as follows:

Dale K. Graham Veterans Foundation: $10,000 Veterans’ support

Meals on Wheels of Norman: $10,000 Little Axe meal service

Regional Food Bank: $10,000 Food for Seniors program

Lexington United Methodist Church: $5,000 Food Pantry expansion

Bridges of Norman: $10,000 essential student support

Children’s Medical Research: $2,500 Early Foundations services for Children’s Health Foundation children and families with autism

Community After School Program (CASP): $1,083 literacy tutoring program expansion

The Friends of the Mustang Public Library: $3,500 summer reading program

SunHive Collective, Inc.: $10,000 membership fee stipends for families of young adults with mental and physical disabilities

American Legion Post 88, Norman: $2,500 community outreach to Boys & Girls Club at Center for Children & Families, Inc. (CCFI)

Vizavance, formerly Prevent Blindness: $5,000 Spot camera for juvenile vision screenings

Allocations for individuals and families include four grants totaling $1,400 for vision care, home repairs and a mattress replacement.

For those needing assistance or interested in applying for ORU grants, the application process remains open and accessible. Applications received by May 20 will be reviewed at the June 6 meeting. For more information, individuals can reach out to Carrie Koesler at or call (405) 217- 6726.

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