Pandemic drives GTAR to complete back-to-school tradition

The summer’s biggest back-to-school party for kids unfortunately won’t happen this year, but secret elves worked behind the scenes to make magic happen. The coronavirus has forced many organizers of initiatives including the Greater Tulsa Realtor Association’s (GTAR) Backpacks for Kids event to rethink strategically on how to best distribute items safely to those who need it most.   Thanks to the efforts of GTAR member Shelley Carson and other realtors in the Tulsa metro area, the delivery of 438 backpacks to…

F&CS receives $5,000 donation from Cox Communications

Cox Communications hosted an internal campaign in July called “Cox Connecting Through Kindness,” which encourages employees to find small acts of kindness to share with several partner nonprofit agencies that make a big difference to colleagues, neighbors and strangers in the Tulsa community. After careful consideration, Family & Children’s Services was chosen by company employees,…