- Progress 2013
A foundation worth building on
Using various early childhood development programs, Community Development Support Association continues to work toward building a stronger community through healthier, better-prepared children.
Pitching in to play ball
Miracle League is a baseball league for those with physical and mental challenges who otherwise might never get a chance to take part in America’s national pastime.
Churches, sponsors feeding a need
The Rev. Brad Mendenhall said the idea of Feed the Neighborhood started during discussions in August 1999, and last year the event reached more than 4,000 people.
Providing a future
“We’re a non-profit foundation that provides vocational, social and recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities.” — Tricia Mitchell, 4RKids program director.
A cure for the summertime blues
Enid Joint Recreation Triad’s summer program offers a variety of activities to help keep children occupied, and keep them moving.
It's not magic, it's compassion
“Magic Al” Ravine, a nationally recognized magician and illusionist, found himself in that position not long ago. His path to recovery, and even greater successes, began where it begins for many people facing hard times — at the Salvation Army.
Existing on prayers and big hearts
“This is a safe place. Kids can come here and be safe after school.” — Clifford Porter, executive director of Booker T. Washington Community Center
Outreach of Hope
Hope Outreach operates an array of ministries to help Enid families in various ways.
Taking care of the family
The greatest hardship faced by military families is having a loved one deployed overseas. To help make this difficult time easier, Vance Air Force Base’s Airman & Family Readiness Center has a number of programs available for deployers and their families.
Keeping cupboard stocked
It’s a different kind of ministry at Bethany United Methodist Church that draws in dozens of volunteers and about 200 families the third and fourth Tuesday every month — a ministry to feed those in need.
- More Progress 2013 Headlines
- A foundation worth building on