United Way Public Campaign Kick OFF - Thursday, September 16, 2021

United Way of Northwest Oklahoma to host 2021 Public Campaign Kickoff Event at David Allen Memorial Ball Park

Immediate Release:                                                                               

(ENID, OK) September 08, 2021 - United Way of Northwest Oklahoma is hosting a FREE Family Fun Campaign Kickoff Rally on Thursday, September 16, 2021 beginning at 6:00 PM, to raise awareness and support for its 15 nonprofit partner agencies. “We are planning to have games, food and fun and the event is shaping up to be a great public kick off to our 2021-2022 campaign,” said United Way of Northwest Oklahoma Campaign Chairs, Dr. Barry and Roxanne Pollard.

The Pollards went on to say, “This one-of-a-kind event will be a unique experience as we have Ax throwing, a Cornhole Competition, Dunk tank, games, free food and more. Dueling Pianos will be on hand to provide music and fun.”

Alex Williams, President of the board of United Way of Northwest Oklahoma said “This is a great way for the community to see the real impact of the United Way of Northwest Oklahoma and their 15 partner agencies. Together, we change people’s lives and work together to solve problems, breakdown barriers and create opportunities for many.”

In addition to the all the activities, the 15 United Way Partner agencies will be there sharing information and providing giveaways, popcorn, games and much more. Day of the event, all proceeds go to benefit United Way of Northwest Oklahoma and its 15 Partner Agencies.

Special thanks to the sponsors: Enid News and Eagle, Great Plains Bank, Pope Distributing, KOFM, NextEra Energy Resources and Jiffy Trip.

The United Way of Northwest Oklahoma’s campaign supports 15 member agencies: Booker T. Washington Center, Cimarron Council Boy Scouts, American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, Community Development Support Association (CDSA), Denny Price Family YMCA,  Garfield County Child Advocacy Council, Hedges Speech and Hearing, Human Services Alliance of Greater Enid, Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma, Loaves & Fishes of NW OK, RSVP, The Salvation Army, YWCA of Enid, and Youth and Family Services of North Central Oklahoma. 

Funds also support other regional social and human services projects and needs through discretionary giving in its 17-county service area.

For more information regarding this event or the 2021-2022 campaign contact the United Way office at (580) 237-0821 or email dan@unitedwayenid.org