How to Help

Volunteers and Donations Needed

Agency Donations Needed Volunteer Opportunities Contact
RAIN Oklahoma Clothing for adults, including outerwear; toiletries, non-perishable food items and cleaning products Clerical, homeless services, social support for clients, volunteer opportunities for teens, and transportation Tammy Vaughn – donations (232-2434 x117)Shelly Reeves – volunteers (232-2437)
Travelers Aid and Homeless Assistance Center Knit hats and gloves for men and women, socks, family food baskets for the holidays (turkeys or hams, potatoes, green beans, pies, stuffing), donated printing for quarterly newsletter, diapers, travel size items for personal hygiene (deodorant, toothpaste, shampoo), bottled water, bath towels, washable toys, packaged candy for holiday gift bags Part-time receptionist to help answer phones and greet clients; committee members for decorating, ticket and table sales, and auction for our special event, “American Tourist”; internships available for case management and public relations Terri Womack (232-5507)
Other Options, Inc. Food donations, diapers, pull up briefs, toothpaste, brown sacks for groceries, toothbrushes, blue underbody pads, children’s books, adult books, clothing (clean and not in need of repairs), toys for Christmas baskets Drivers for home deliveries (use own car and gas, must be insured, no felonies, good driver), stockers for pantry, helpers in pantry, help on Monday and Saturday in pantry George Ward, Pantry Manager (605-8020)Cookie Arbuckle (831-1226)
Hand Up Ministry Furniture (beds, dressers, night stands, etc), microwave ovens, refrigerators, TVs, office equipment (computers, printers, software, etc), vehicles in fair to good condition, and bedding None at this time Joe King (314-6083)David Nichols (613-3120)
Jesus House Turkeys for Thanksgiving baskets None at this time Front desk (232-7164)
City Rescue Mission Crib and toddler mattresses (urgent), formula, diapers and training pants, winter coats, gloves, hats, and socks, winter clothing and shoes, underwear, sleeping bags, large quantities of fresh produce, Bibles, toothbrushes and toothpaste, electric alarm clocks, toilet paper Kitchen, clothing room, security, pediatric, women’s dorm, administrative, maintenance, health care clinic Sabrina Fox – donations (232-2709 x121)Penny Davis – volunteers (405-232-2709 x151)
Grace Rescue Mission Men’s socks, men’s underwear, men’s t-shirts of all sizes, diapers None at this time Don Chance or William Jones (232-5756)
Sunbeam Senior Shelter Small beds (twin size) None at this time Coretha Viney (528-7724 x110)
Sanctuary Women’s Development Center Nutritious snacks – granola, dried fruit, fruit juice, cereal bars, fruit cups, etc. Non-perishable food for our food pantry. Feminine hygiene products, toiletries, diapers and wipes, women’s socks, underwear and sports bras. Small day planners/calendars. Hospitality – greeting clients, help work front desk, answer phones, listening to clients, help clients job search, write resumes. Help with children’s activities. Stocking & organizing food pantry. Gardeners to work in our community garden and instruct women on gardening. Host donation drives with your business, church or group. Kim Woods (526.2321)
YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter Infant and children’s clothing, including coats; women’s clothing, including coats, hats and scarves; baby formula, bottles, diapers, pacifiers and blankets; children’s reading and coloring books; toys for infants and children (ages 0-12); journals, calendars, planners and manicure kits; school supplies and backpacks; towels, washcloths and dish towels; twin-size sheet and comforter sets; sm. appliances, like alarm clocks, coffeemakers, irons, hair dryers; family board games and VHS movies Helping clients with career assessment, resume writing and job searches; reading stories to children; answer hotline phones; sorting and organizing clothing and other donations; administrative & general office; helping clients with cooking and cleaning, especially for meal times; help with Bingo Night, Movie Night and other children and family activities; teach clients to read, including ESL classes; rock babies; help in child care and on playground duty Josh Beasley (948-1770 x323)
Positive Tomorrows For school: backpacks, rulers, markers, pencil boxes, snacks, watercolors, tab dividers, pencil sharpeners, colored pencils, calculators, school uniforms, shoes, socks, underwear, hygiene items, clothing, vouchers or gift cards for items. For families: pots & pans, plates & bowls, bedding, furniture, cups &/or glasses, microwaves, silverware, clothing, hygiene items, shoes, vouchers or gift cards for items, groceries, toiletries, coffee makers, lamps, blankets, pillows Clothing room assistance, break camp supervision, on-call volunteers for various activities (field trips, special projects, etc.), mentoring, tutoring, celebrity reading Front desk (556-5082)
Red Rock Behavioral Health Services Hygiene items, men and women’s clothing (winter), men and women’s underwear, food items, and toiletries None at this time Amber Ward (424-7711 x1424)Kathy Shelton (424-7711 x1316)
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma Corporate and organizational donations of food; new books, board games, card games, educational DVDs or videos, coloring and activity books, crayons and markers; arts and crafts supplies or kits; large landscape stones or flagstone; garden tools and pruning equipment; banquet tables (60” round) and chairs, white table linens Many volunteer opportunities: special events, Food 4 Kids, Kids Cafe, and Urban Harvest. Damon King (604-7113)
Skyline Urban Ministry None at this time Volunteers are needed M-F for our food pantry. Doors open at 12:30pm; stocking happens each morning. Strong volunteers needed to unload food bank delivery on Wednesday mornings. Volunteers also needed in early December for our “Christmas Grace” gift distribution. Janis (236-5212)Imogene (632-2644) 
Rose Home Maternity clothes, diapers, baby clothes, baby blankets, twin size bedding running automobiles to be given to clients Household repairs; landscaping; carpentry; drivers license tutor; crafts instructor; grants writer Rhonda Davis (557-1713; 401-5317)
Salvation Army Coats of all sizes – kids and plus-sized especially, non-perishable food, kids clothes, toiletries of all kinds, new, unwrapped toys Angel Tree Program, Bell Ringing, Kettle Money Counting and visiting nursing centers and VA hospitals. One of our biggest needs is for volunteers at the Christmas Distribution Center, which runs Dec. 4 to 20. We need 120 volunteers a day, but it’s split into three shifts a day. Front desk (246-1100)

Monetary donations are appreciated by all agencies.