Friday, January 11, 2013

32 Pictures to Capture 2012 at Salvation Army of Metro Tulsa

West Mabee Boys & Girls Club Cooked Cajun!

Boys & Girls Clubs showed their amazing art skills at Philbrook!

North Mabee Boys & Girls Club toured KJRH!

Former Board Chairs David Johnson and Billie Barnett helped dedicate the
new Area Command Facility.

The Southern Baptist Disaster Relief team served lunch at the Area Command dedication.

The "Others" award is presented to Peggy & Rik Helmerich, honoring
the contributions that Peggy and her late husband Walter made to
The Salvation Army.
Boys & Girls Club members get a special visit by the Ringmaster of Barnum
& Bailey Circus-- just for them!

The circus also gave us 200 tickets!
Moving on up...we had to say goodbye to some great leaders as the
Majors Williams headed to ALM division!

Our Boys & Girls Clubs ROCK PHILBROOK every summer!
We said HELLO and WELCOME to Majors April & Jim Taylor!

The Broken Arrow Boys & Girls Club got a new swingset that is wheelchair accessible!
The Sapulpa Women's Auxilary welcomes Mrs. Taylor

Club members from our Boys & Girls Clubs pick up school supplies during Target's Back to School event.
Bottled water collection during the Creek County fires.

Women Helping Women Golf Tournament 2012

We always have fun!
Staff building a Habitat for Humanity house.

Chairs of the 2013 William Booth Society Dinner, Charlotte & Wade Edmondson
kick of the dinner planning with a tour of our West Mabee Club. Also pictured
Board Chair John Bowen and Majors April & Jim Taylor.

2012 Day of Caring

Sand Springs Boys & Girls Club staff and youth celebrate at the
2012 Youth of the Year banquet.

Art Supplies from JP Morgan make for some happy kiddos at Mabee Red Shield Boys & Girls Club.

Angel Tree season kicked off in the Malls, with girl vocal group "MP3" signing some holiday favorites.

The 2012 Women's Auxliary Luncheon and Charity Auction was a smashing success- with over 500 Silent Auction items and raising $100,000 + for Salvation Army programming.

Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett came to visit the Joy Center! Pictured here with former
Advisory Board Chair, Billie Barnett and Major Taylor

Food baskets for 4200 families wait to be picked up.

Nearly 9,000 Angels were adopted for Christmas; unfortunately, over 500 Angels didn't come back in time for Distribution, but...

A tidal wave of donated toys came pouring in to meet our need!

Full Angel Tree Bags- All 8500 are ready, just in time.

Ready for guests! Volunteers line up for their marching orders at Food and Toy Distribution.

Distribution! 2 1/2 days of toys, food, laughter and (happy) tears!

Christmas Eve Dinner at Center of Hope; Served over 1000 meals, with the help of 60+ community volunteers!

WHEW. We were busy! Thanks to all who donated, volunteered, worked, prayed and participated in any of our programs and events in 2012, here is hoping 2013 is just as great!


1 comment:

  1. The Tulsa Area Command has such a wonderful crew! You are all such amazing caring people. I miss you all! -- Darla Snyder