These are the major annual events of United Way of Norman. Click here for a full calendar of events.
Pacesetter Kickoff Breakfast
June 28, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
A select group of highly performing organizations help jump start our annual community-wide campaign. CEOs and Employee Campaign Coordinators are invited to enjoy breakfast while they learn effective ways to run their Pacesetter campaign. This year's campaign goal will also be announced during this event.
Location: Sarkeys Foundation, 530 E. Main St.
August 31, 2017 | Pregame of the Crosstown Clash
This event thanks our Pacesetter businesses for setting the standard in the first half of our annual fundraising campaign and announces how much they raised. It also kicks off the next stage of the campaign, handing it off to the rest of the community and challenging them to meet this year's campaign goal.
Location: Crosstown Clash Football Game, Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
Day of Caring
September 22, 2017 | Kickoff at 8:00 a.m.
This annual, one-day event organized by the United Way of Norman provides an opportunity for businesses and organizations to volunteer with non-profit agencies. Almost 600 volunteers will show their community spirit by donating their time and talent to paint, hammer and play games and dance with the elderly. The day kicks off with breakfast and a little inspiration for all our volunteers at before heading out to their work sites.
Location: Journey Church, 3801 Journey Pkwy
November 3, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.
This can't miss event features a show produced by Sooner Theatre and stars incredibly talented professional and amateur performers. In addition to some fantastic entertainment, attendees enjoy a delicious dinner and bid on unique auction items. Make sure to get your tickets early. The event sold out last year!
Location: Riverwind Showplace Theatre, 1544 Highway 9
December 19, 2017 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m
Join us as we take a look back at all we accomplished the previous year and look forward to success in the upcoming year.
Location: Norman Public Schools Administration Building, 131 S Flood
January 17, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This event celebrates the accomplishments of donors and volunteers in the annual fundraising campaign. The total dollars raised during the campaign will be announced and awards are presented.
Location: University of Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave.
Volunteer Appreciation Reception
January 2018 | TBD
This come-and-go reception is a chance for United Way of Norman to thank all of the volunteers who worked so hard the previous year to make our work successful. Special thanks to Legend's for hosting this event each year!
Location: Legend's, 1313 W. Lindsey