Care Card co-chairs, volunteers support yearly local shopping event

Each year, many volunteers execute Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) Care Card event. Featuring nearly 200 businesses, Care Card has provided the ultimate shopping experience for Tulsans, all while raising funds for F&CS. Spearheading the process are Linda Woodard and Sheryl Boone, who currently serve as the 2020 Care Card co-chairs. Because of their tenacious…

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day set October 24 in Tulsa

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)’s  National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a one-day event intended to bring national awareness to the increasing prescription and controlled substance misuse. The service is free and anonymous, “no questions asked.”   This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Unused or expired medicines that are stored in home cabinets…

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Newsletter sparks internal conversation on diversity and inclusion

Cultural diversity and its impact on mental health has become an increasingly important issue in a globalized world where the interactions between cultures continue to grow exponentially. Aware of such importance internally, Family & Children’s Services bridges its employees together through a monthly newsletter reflecting world events, historical facts and topical information.  Culture Points is the brainchild of Noemi Agagianian, who initiated the idea while working with F&CS’ Women in Recovery (WIR) clients a few years ago.  …

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