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April 18, 2017

Willie (Mary) Walters held the title “Executive Director of Caring Community Friends” for a quarter of a century.  Walters served as the project manager for CCF’s expansion from a 900 sqft space to 4500 sqft, 501(c)(3) non-profit, Basic Needs agency. She has been instr...

April 15, 2017

Change the due dates for your bills.  Try asking your creditors to see if they’ll change your due date so that it will fall closer to your payday. Some credit card companies, utility providers or other creditors may be willing to let you change your due date or billing...

April 13, 2017

The recent report, Ending Hunger in Oklahoma, quantifies the impact of Feeding America in our state. Across the country, members of the Feeding America network of food banks are at the forefront of anti-hunger work. There are two Feeding America food banks that serve O...

April 6, 2017

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Michael Dean Reid, 49, passed away in January; a victim of a hit and run while on his morning run. He served as the Accountability Director for Sapulpa Public Schools. Michael had a great passion for running, He lived his life to the fullest every day. He...

February 9, 2017

Carol Harmon

Apr. 20, 1937 - Feb.9, 2017 

Carol Harmon served as CCF’s Office Manager for over a decade. She was often described as the agency’s “mother hen”. Carol dedicated her time to taking care of  everything that was needed for the agency and the clients. Mary Walt...

January 1, 2017

Take a look at some of our favorite moments from this past year!  

December 27, 2016

Up to 40% (70 billion tons) of food grown, processed, and transported in the U.S. will never be consumed. More food reaches landfills and incinerators than any other single material in municipal solid waste.  Caring Community Friends understands the importance of captu...

October 18, 2016

Food insecurity is particularly devastating to children.  Not having enough to eat affects children's physical and neurological development, can trigger behavioral and mental health issues, and detracts from their ability to learn in school.  Although free and reduced...

October 14, 2016

The recent food security summit shared thoughts on “permaculture” and “native agriculture.” What better way to feed people than using public lands such as schools, rights of way, trails, and parks? The concept of Native Agriculture looks to build sustainable food syste...

September 9, 2016

Over 12,000 people the Sapulpa area received services last year funded in part or all by the United Way. The United Way “Day of Caring” brings together volunteers who are committed to creating a positive change in their community. Volunteer teams, organized primarily b...

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