Fun Activities for Youth

Laura WickizerUncategorized

The Muskogee Teen Center is a safe place for all youth to come and enjoy what we have to offer. That does not just mean after school. The 8th & 9th Grade Center at Alice Robertson teamed up with the Muskogee Teen Center this year to provide a fun morning of activities for their Rougher Card holder to celebrate their … Read More

Girl Scouts, Staff Led Troops

Laura WickizerUncategorized

Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma The greatest program impacts can be seen through the changing attitudes and behaviors of girls who have participated in staff-led Girl Scout troop meetings at their school or a community site. Staff leaders act as role models and mentors for girls, teaching them teamwork, confidence, positive values, ways to respectfully disagree, and how to give … Read More

Trauma Focused Therapy Services

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Kids’ Space Child Advocacy Center When Britney was 15, she disclosed to her dad Billy that her uncle had been abusing her since before she could remember. She disclosed that he would kiss her, touch her, and make her touch him. She came to Kids’ Space for a forensic interview where she was able to talk about her entire experience. … Read More

Child Abuse Education in Our Schools

Laura WickizerUncategorized

Kids’ Space Child Advocacy Center Hunter, 11, raised his hand during a Play it Safe presentation and began telling our Play it Safe facilitator about a friend of his who he knows had a “confusing touch” and that her mom still lets the man who touched her around her. Our facilitator told Hunter that they could talk about it more … Read More

Mobile Farmer’s Market

Laura WickizerUncategorized

OSU High Obesity Program (HOP) “Head Start” on Nutrition- our objectives for funding this project was to work with the Muskogee County Head Start/Early Head Start to increase access to healthier foods. We worked with HONA who sourced all the produce weekly for us. Providing the mobile markets helped increase access to produce with the goal of improving health and … Read More

Hot Meal Delivery (EODD)

Laura WickizerUncategorized

This grant is administered through Eastern Oklahoma Development District in Muskogee in partnership with Mama C’s restaurant, delivers a hot meal to Muskogee seniors five days a week throughout the year. Participants are reluctant to openly share their stories using their names. Although very grateful to receive the meals daily, they don’t want anyone to know they are getting “help” … Read More

Therapy at Kelly B. Todd

Laura WickizerUncategorized

DC is a boy in middle childhood with history of autism spectrum disorder and speech delay. DC has received occupational therapy at Kelly B. Todd Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Foundation for approximately 1.5 years addressing the following concerns: sensory and emotional regulation for sensory processing differences and emotional wellness, decreased independence in age-appropriate self-care activities, and delayed fine motor milestones. … Read More

Volunteering as a CASA

Laura WickizerUncategorized

Skyler (10) and Dayton (7) were entering a whole new world; new homes, new families, new schools, new everything. Removed from their mother due to her overwhelming drug addiction, Skyler and Dayton found themselves separated from everything they knew and surrounded by strangers in the foster care system. But they wouldn’t be alone for long. Just a few short months … Read More

Graduating From Poverty

Laura WickizerUncategorized

Timitheo took the Hacia Adelante class in the spring of 2021 and it gave him the courage to create a study group for the Naturalization Test to become US citizen. He saved up the $1,200 fee, took the test in April of 2021, and passed it. And now two others that were in the class with him who witnessed this … Read More

Day of Caring @ New Tech

Laura WickizerUncategorized

Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma The greatest program impacts can be seen through the changing attitudes and behaviors of girls who have participated in staff-led Girl Scout troop meetings at their school or a community site. Staff leaders act as role models and mentors for girls, teaching them teamwork, confidence, positive values, ways to respectfully disagree, and how to give … Read More