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…

School-based counselors making a difference in Tulsa

Family & Children’s services helps 1 in 6 Tulsans in need every year. Providing school-based counselors in at-risk schools in the area is just one way. Family & Children’s Services offers school-based counseling for children and teens with emotional or behavioral problems. With offices in select schools across the Tulsa area, our therapists can quickly…