Here are some of our favorite charities located in cities nearby Tulsa, 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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Reveal the champion in all of us.
Incorporated in 1972, the mission of Special Olympics Oklahoma is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. The goal of Special Olympics is for all persons with intellectual disabilities to have the opportunity to become useful and productive citizens who are accepted and respected by their families, friends and in their communities. Oklahoma's first Special Olympics event was an athletics competition at the University of Tulsa in 1969.
Ensuring a vibrant Jewish future
The Jewish Federation of Tulsa works to preserve and enhance Jewish life and well-being in Eastern Oklahoma, Israel and the entire world. Founded in 1948, we pursue the charitable, humanitarian, cultural, education, health and social service needs of the Jewish community. We are engaged in community outreach and provide a variety of services to the broader Tulsa community.
Established in 1924, Tulsa Area United Way's (TAUW) mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another. Our 65 health and human services member agencies serve Creek, Okmulgee, Osage, Rogers, Tulsa and Wagoner counties. TAUW has raised over $475 million to provide services for millions of Tulsa area individuals needs. Our focus areas are: nurturing children and youth; strengthening families; helping people at risk; increasing self-sufficiency; meeting basic needs; promoting health and wellness; and building communities.
Transforming the world with the loving touch of Jesus Christ
World Compassion - Terry Law Ministries is a non-denominational, faith-based international organization, founded by Dr. Terry Law in 1969. We work to take the message of Jesus Christ to nations that are hostile to the Gospel, working with local bodies of believers to support the spiritual and physical transformation of lives. Many we touch in these nations with the message of Hope lack the knowledge of the forgiveness of sin through the finished work of Jesus Christ. The four primary areas of focus for World Compassion are Church Planting, Training and Discipleship, Literature, and Humanitarian Outreaches.
Sharing biblical principles
Harrison International is made up of three separate organizations with one common purpose and message underlying all we do - Increase! Through the teaching of Bible-based success strategies, presented in a practical and easy to understand manner, we are changing and positively impacting homes, businesses and churches around the world. Harrison International Seminars conducts marriage and financial seminars and produces and distributes tapes and books; Harrison International Ministries coordinates all activities related to church based meetings and conferences; and Christian Business Leaders International members periodically come together for times of leadership training and economic empowerment.
Tulsa's children's advocacy center
The Child Abuse Network is Tulsa's Children's Advocacy Center (CAN). CAN serves as the coordinator for the multiple agencies that interact with children of reported child abuse. The result is a collaborative and non-duplicated interagency approach to investigate abuse and protect children in crisis. CAN's mission is to provide collaborative intervention services to child abuse victims, so that they are encouraged to embrace a future driven by hope.
Advancing Geophysics Today – Inspiring Geoscientists for Tomorrow
The SEG Foundation advances geophysics today and inspires geoscientists for tomorrow through funding innovative activities and grant programs that benefit geophysicists, their professional community, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and the general public. The SEG community is facing two great challenges: the first is advancing geophysics today by promoting technical innovation and providing professional support to an increasingly global community of members; the second is attracting and inspiring young geoscientists to meet society's needs tomorrow for leading edge geophysics in an even more resource hungry and environmentally concerned world.
A Christian school for children with hearing loss and communication disorders
Founded in 1933, Happy Hands Education Center is a center for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing and children who have other communication disorders. Our purpose is to empower these special children with confidence, education, life skills and the abilities necessary to achieve all of their dreams. Happy Hands strives to provide opportunities to help these children and their families flourish in every area of their lives.
Providing free, quality medical care to people in need
Founded in 1999, Good Samaritan Health Services is a non-profit organization that provides free, quality medical care to people in need through mobile clinics. We partner with local churches and volunteers to help run the mobile clinics and provide ministry with love and compassion. Through the use of two mobile medical units, Good Samaritan Health Services takes medical care to those who need it the most. Many who lack transportation are now able to find a medical clinic in their very own neighborhoods. Churches provide facilities for patient check-in and provide hundreds of caring volunteers who help operate the mobile medical clinics. At each Good Samaritan Health Services clinic, patients receive medical care in a safe and loving environment.