Here are some of our favorite charities located in cities nearby Oklahoma City, OK. We have made sure each of them are eligible for tax deductions when you help your local community by donating your car. Your values and choice can make a difference.
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Bringing the Oklahoma River to Life
The Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation's mission is to develop and operate facilities and programs to improve the quality of life in Oklahoma City, pursue the highest goals of sports and fitness, attract diverse involvement in the boathouses and related events that generate a positive public image and economic opportunity, and promote the use and development of the Oklahoma River as a world class urban aquatic venue.
Enriching the communities it serves by promoting the well-being of animals.
The Central Oklahoma Humane Society exists to enrich the communities it serves by promoting the well-being of animals. The Central Oklahoma Humane Society was founded in 2007. We work in close partnership with the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Division (OKC Animal Shelter) and our primary focus is to eliminate the needless euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals in Oklahoma City. Since our beginning in 2007, we have found homes for over 11,000 cats and dogs and spayed and neutered about 50,000 pets.
Igniting imagination through the art of dance
Oklahoma City Ballet's mission is to be a dance company nationally recognized for excellence in artistic diversity and as a unique leader in community participation and outreach. Oklahoma City Ballet is dedicated to providing dance education and community based performances throughout central Oklahoma. We are committed to providing experiences that will increase the understanding and appreciation of ballet, as well as a lifelong interest in the arts.
Inspiring people. Strengthening communities.
World Neighbors is an international development organization striving to eliminate hunger, poverty and disease in the poorest, most isolated rural villages in Asia, Africa and Latin America. World Neighbors invests in people and their communities by training and inspiring them to create their own life-changing solutions through programs in agriculture, literacy, water, health and environmental protection. Since 1951, more than 26 million people in 45 countries have transformed their lives with the support of World Neighbors. Our programs focus on hunger, poverty, disease and the environment. Communities tell World Neighbors what their needs are, and World Neighbors, in turn, works with them to acquire the knowledge, skills and organization to solve their problems.
Nationals reaching nationals
Our mission is in our name - Reaching Souls. For 30 years, our Strategic Purpose has been to reach the maximum number of people for Christ in the shortest amount of time and in the most efficient ways. Our strategy of Nationals Reaching Nationals has over 1,700 National Missionaries in 9 African nations, Cuba, and India.
Fighting Hunger ... Feeding Hope.
With a mission of "Fighting Hunger … Feeding Hope," the Regional Food Bank has more than 30 years of experience in feeding hungry Oklahomans of all ages, races and genders. The Food Bank serves as a link between food distributors, donors in the community and Oklahomans in need by efficiently distributing food and products through its programs to 850 charitable partner agencies and schools located in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. More than 1,200 deliveries, including deliveries to rural, underserved areas of the state, are made throughout a 48,000 square mile area each month.
Improves the health of children through its support of research and education.
Children's Hospital Foundation improves the health of children through its support of research and education at the Oklahoma Health Center. Since our inception in 1983, the Foundation has raised over $109 million to fund quality specialized programs. Our current research and education focus areas include: childhood cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, bone marrow transplants, blood disorders, sickle cell, cystic fibrosis and lung disease, genetics, infectious disease, kidney disease, gastroenterology, pulmonology, arthritis, cardiology and eating disorders, neurodevelopment and behavioral pediatrics, clinical child psychology, trauma and pediatric surgery, autism and other learning disorders, congenital defects, trauma and care of critically ill newborns, ethics in pediatric medicine, and pediatric training.
Bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope
Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity builds houses for the economically disadvantaged. Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to live. Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. We believe that no one lives in dignity until everyone can live in dignity. We believe that every person has something to contribute and something to gain from creating communities in which all people have decent, affordable places to live. We believe that dignity and hope are best achieved through equitable, accountable partnerships.