365 Days and Ways to Serve
Tulsa Coffee CrawlMarch 1, 2014 Volunteer Tulsa presents Tulsa's first Coffee Crawl sharing downtown's artisan coffee culture. Support your action center and experience specialty flavors, brewing methods, and the local coffee scene helping energize downtown Tulsa. Pick up your Crawl passport and bag o' goodies at Foolish Things, then walk, bike, jog, take a Pedi-Cab or drive the 3.6 mile Crawl route while enjoying food and drink samplers, "Coffee Talk" and volunteer service opportunities at each of the seven coffee shops:
- Foolish Things Coffee Company, 1001 South Main Street
- Topeca Mayo Hotel, 115 West 5th Street
- Mod's Coffee & Crepes, 507 South Boston Avenue
- Hodges Bend, 823 East 3rd Street
- Topeca Hyatt Regency, 100 East 2nd Street
- Joebot's Coffee Bar, 119 South Detroit Avenue
- Chimera Cafe, 212 North Main Street
- Colour Blind
- Doubletree by Hilton Tulsa Downtown
- Espresso Parts
- Fleet Feet Sports
- Holiday Inn Tulsa City Center
- Hyatt Regency Tulsa
- j'nar Spa & Salon
- Keep It Local OK
- La Marzocco USA
- The McNellie's Group
- The Boulder Grill
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Special thanks to: Barista Magazine, KMOD, ONEOK, Roast Magazine, Speciality Coffee Association of America, Tulsa's Channel 8, The Journal Record, Tulsa World, VisitTulsa and YELP!
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February 18, 2014 Tulsa's Channel 8 features Volunteer Tulsa Board of Directors President Lynn Staggs and Foolish Things Coffee Company Owner Justin Carpenter for Tulsa Coffee Crawl. KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather
December 3-20, 2013 Thank you for Being a JoyMaker! Kids' acts of service were recognized this holiday season when Hasbro donated toys to Toys for Tots! Toys and gift tags were delivered December 14 for local Marine Corps Toys for Tots distribution!
October 26, 2013 Tulsa-area volunteers turned out for the 23rd Make a Difference Day beautifying, cleaning and refreshing Route 66 neighborhoods surrounding Kendall Whittier Main Street and RedFork Main Street.
November 8, 2013 ServiceUnites brings together volunteers and volunteer leaders to learn more about what unites all of us through service. Register below or download Registration Brochure with highlights and details for this 6th Annual Conference on Volunteerism and Service hosted at University of Phoenix.
Candi Williams, AARP Alabama, kicks off the day with an inspiring (and, most likely, hilarious) Look in the Mirror. Workshop topics range from volunteer program planning to tips for a healthier and happier you and dealing with difficult situations.
Expert faculty: Robert J. Doolittle, Ph.D., The University of Tulsa; Stephanie Huston, CVA, Oklahoma Blood Institute; Lisa Laughrey, CVA, Tulsa Zoo Management; Theresa Long, Corporation for National and Community Service; Lou Ann Marlar, Youth at Heart; John O'Neill, CVA, Catholic Charities; Courtneay Sanders, The Playhouse Tulsa; Jenny McElyea, CVA, The Salvation Army; Jennifer Thompson, CVA, and Nancy Volavka, CVA, Tulsa Technology Center and Ph.D. Candidate/OSU.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 32 was this year's Conference service beneficiary! Attendees donated nonperishable food items:
- Packages: gravy mix, dried beans/black-eyed peas
- Box mixes: instant mashed potatoes, stuffing, pie crust
- Cans: turkey, ham, broth, cranberry sauce, green beans, whole kernel corn, sweet potatoes, sweet peas, spinach/mixed vegetables, stewed tomatoes, fruits, pumpkin, evaporated milk
Vendors, hospitality bags and prize packages courtesy of: Ethan Monroe Salons, Rodan & Fields Dermatologists, Silpada, Velata, Thirty-One Gifts, AMC Southroads 20, Andy B's, Chipotle, Purple Glaze, Smashburger, RSVP Tulsa, El Chico, Genghis Grill, AMF Sheridan Lanes, Cherokee Nation Businesses, Chuy's Restaurant, Cinemark Movies 8, Goodwill Industries of Tulsa, Ramada Tulsa, Johnny Carino's Italian Restaurant, Wyndham Tulsa Hotel, Gilcrease Museum, Naples Flatbread and Wine Bar, Zio's, Tulsa Air and Space Museum, Tulsa Ballet Theatre, Oklahoma Army National Guard, The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, VisitTulsa, and Youth Services of Tulsa.
Building Community Underwriting: The Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Grace and Franklin Bernsen Foundation, The Sharna and Irvin Frank Foundation, and The Mervin Bovaird Foundation.
Special thanks for generous in-kind support: Christ Church Tulsa, Panera Bread, Reasor's, Starbucks Coffee Company and
April 27, 2013 "Hand it to the Volunteers!" campaign was launched offering the community the chance to celebrate this year's nominees or other loved ones through charitable Tributes of $5 each. Tributes were displayed during the ceremony on volunteerism-themed quilts handcrafted in 2003 by Green Country Quilters Guild. Donors may call 918.447.1888918.447.1888 for details or download/print the Tribute form to send with checks to Volunteer Tulsa, PO Box 4196, Tulsa OK 74159-0196.
Check out the incredible volunteers who have been honored in the past!
January 1, 2013 Start today, because every day Volunteer Tulsa see neighbors reaching out to neighbors, and complete strangers lending a hand to others through volunteer service. Lives are changed 365 days a year when volunteers respond to fellow residents facing homelessness, hunger, health, employment or natural disasters.
Allison recently shared: Volunteering with Volunteer Tulsa has opened my eyes to the many organizations that need help...I love to come here to see how the community is growing through service. When I choose to volunteer my time, it allows the organizations to focus their dollars where they are needed most!"
GIVE WHERE YOU LIVEYour charitable gift of $365 makes it possible for this young volunteer (and you!) to connect with meaningful service opportunities every day of the year. Volunteer Tulsa's goal is to enrich area residents' lives 365 days through 365 opportunities.
- Give to Volunteer Tulsa programs and help celebrate our community's people in action.
- Give to honor a nominee or another loved one, $36 each. (Via Paypal: type honoree's name/address in Business Address Line 2.)
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Every day Volunteer Tulsa partners with organizations to help them most effectively engage with volunteers who give in response to identified community needs. Food, shelter, and clothing top the list as volunteers prepare, serve, and deliver meals and groceries, staff temporary housing and shelters, and process and distribute clothing 365 days a year.
Your generosity helps more volunteers give time and expertise to benefit the community where we live, work, play, and serve!
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Find your passion. Find a volunteer opportunity. There's one for you 365 days in 2012!
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