United Way Works To Ensure All Southwest Oklahoman's Succeed in School and Life
The Boy Scouts Last Frontier Council prepares youth with the ability to make ethical life choices over their lifetime. Scouts engage in a variety of activities designed to address their physical, mental, and spiritual needs. The Boy Scouts Last Frontier Council served 489 participants in 2022.
The Girl Scout Program of Western Oklahoma provides girls with the tools to build confidence, life skills, leadership traits, and self-esteem. Girl Scouts practice collaborative learning to promote sharing of knowledge, skills, and learning in an atmosphere of respect and cooperation as girls work together on goals that can be accomplished with the help of others. The Girls Scout Program of Western Oklahoma served 576 girls in southwest Oklahoma in 2022.
The Boys and Girls Club is a safe and positive environment where kids can have fun and learn how to become a productive citizen in their communities. They build supportive relationships with children through current learning opportunities and an appreciation for expectations. The Boys and Girls Club in Lawton, OK served 240 members in 2022.
Success By 6 - Family Empowerment Program served 1,020 meals, delivered 4,000 books to children in the community, and provided 480 families with educational sessions in 2022.
Teen Court put 1,270 students through peer court sentencing in 2022. Their delinquency prevention program serves as an alternative to formal charges being filed against a first-time offender, as well as educating youth on faulty thinking, substance abuse, and conflict resolution and anger management. Teen Court helps build self-esteem through public speaking, education on our judicial system, and giving back to the community through volunteerism.
2022 Funded Education Programs:
Boy Scouts of America, Last Frontier Council - Comprehensive Youth Development Program
Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma - Programs in Southwest Oklahoma
Salvation Army - Boys and Girls Club
Success By 6 - Family Empowerment Program
Teen Court- Delinquency Prevention Program