Improving the academic achievement and success of at-risk children

Funded Programs

Current Education Funded Programs

Community Initiatives

United Way of Norman manages the following initiatives to fill gaps between community needs and agency response.

Stuff the Bus School Supply Program

United Way of Norman distributes free school supplies to income-eligible families in Norman and some surrounding communities. Pre-K through 12th-grade students in Norman, Noble, Little Axe, Lexington, and Robin Hill can apply for the Stuff the Bus School Supply Program.

Destination Graduation

Through the United Way of Norman, Destination Graduation, an initiative supports students' academic and social/emotional development, especially at the middle school level, to enhance their abilities to graduate from high school and plan for postsecondary education.

Parent Connection

Part of the United Way of Norman's Destination Graduation initiative, this free educational event is designed to provide helpful and relevant information for families of Norman students in grades 5th to 8th.

Education Council

Gloria Morey-Stice | Community Volunteer CHAIR

Scott Beck | Chickasaw Nations

Scott Christian | Prosperity Bank

Susan Gladhill |  Moore Norman Technology Center

Ali Jaffery | City of Norman

Shaun McGinnis | Hitachi

Derek Palva | Arvest

Brandi Renfro | Security

Ja’Mae Rhoades | Arvest

Ann Rosales | Norman Public Schools

Julie Venables | Community Volunteer