1 in 4 Oklahoma children don't get the food they need.
Donate at the 3rd Annual Day of Caring Food and Blood Drive on June 24
Our 3rd Annual Food and Blood Drive will have food donation sites as well as nine blood drives across Tulsa Area United Way’s six-county service area.
Last year, more than 2,200 donors contributed 42,000+ pounds of food. Additionally, individuals donated nearly 200 pints of blood, providing life-saving medical care to 575 people. This year, we need you to participate so we can serve even more of our friends and neighbors in need.
Utilize the interactive map below to find the food donation site closest to you. Click on the opportunity and express interest to receive reminders leading up to the drive!
DONATE FOOD NEAR YOU
Most Needed Food Items
Canned Fruit | Canned Vegetables | Rice | Pasta | Peanut Butter | Canned Protein
Food donations benefit the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and the following Tulsa Area United Way partner agencies: Bristow Social Services, Broken Arrow Neighbors, Caring Community Friends, LIFE Senior Services, Okmulgee County Family Resource Center, Okmulgee County Homeless Shelter, Owasso Community Resources, Sand Springs Community Services, Street School, Tulsa CARES, and Wagoner Area Neighbors.
Thank you to BancFirst Wagoner, First Oklahoma Bank, Hilti, Jim Norton Toyota, Jim Norton T-Town Chevrolet, Mabrey Bank, and SpiritBank Bristow for hosting food donation sites. Thank you also to AVB Bank, Bank of Oklahoma, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies, Harlan Ford, OGI Process Equipment, T.D. Williamson, and TTCU Federal Credit Union for adopting food donation sites at TAUW partner agencies.
Thank you to our grocery store partners, Oasis Fresh Market and Supermercados Morelos.
Thank you to Casey's General Store for supporting this year's food drive.
Blood shortages are critical.
Your donation will save up to 3 lives.
Register to Donate Blood on June 24
Donate blood at one of nine locations and help meet this urgent community need. Click the link for your preferred location below to sign up today!
*Okmulgee location on Thursday, June 23.
As a thank you for helping to address the critical blood shortage, our blood drives will offer the following incentives to donors:
American Red Cross: $5 e-gift card to a merchant of your choice, an aluminum Red Cross water bottle, and a chance to win a VIP trip to Graceland with a three night stay at the Guest House.
Oklahoma Blood Institute: Adventure Starts Here t-shirt and your choice of the following tickets:
- 2 for Safari Joe's H2O
- 1 for Frontier City
- 1 for Science Museum Oklahoma
Does your organization want to address food insecurity?
Here's how to organize your own company drive:
Step 1: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get started. This will ensure your organization is recognized for supporting TAUW's Regional Food Drive.
Step 2: Gather food collection boxes
- A TAUW staff member can drop off a box at your office at a mutually agreed-upon date.
- If you would prefer to pick up a box directly from Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, give at least one day's notice.
Step 3: Collect food!
Step 4: Schedule a pickup or drop-off of food donations.
- You must collect at least 500 pounds of food (approximately 4 - 5 full boxes) for Community Food Bank to pick up the donations.
- Have your donations picked up or dropped off by June 27 to be recognized for participating in TAUW's Regional Food Drive.
- Community Food Bank needs at least two days' notice to pick up donations.
- No pickup will be available on June 23, 24, or 27.
- For Drop off, you can take donations directly to the Community Food Bank or to a community drive near you on June 24. See a list of locations above.
Thank you to AmeriTrust Corporation; Arcosa Wind Towers; Arvest Bank; AVB Bank; BancFirst Sand Springs; Bank of Oklahoma; CAP Tulsa; Capital Advisors; City of Owasso; Commerce Bank; Energy One Federal Credit Union; Equity Bank; Explorer Pipeline; Fredric Dorwart, Lawyers PLLC; Gateway First Bank; HF Sinclair; HUB International; Melton Truck Lines; Omni Air International; ONE Gas; OsecoElfab; Parent Child Center; Public Service Company of Oklahoma; SI Marketing; SpiritAerosystems; Summit Finance; T.D. Williamson; and Tulsa Area United Way for agreeing to run a company drive!