Sharing our blessings with our community:
Food Bank of Northeastern Oklahoma: On the first Thursday of every month, we volunteer at the food bank, making sure our fellow community members in need get the nutrition they deserve. Contact the office for more information to be part of our food bank team! 918-492-7140
Summer Cafe with the Food Bank of Northeastern Oklahoma: Beginning in the summer of 2018, St. Dunstan's was chosen as a site for the 'Summer Cafe' of the NE Oklahoma Food Bank. Through this program, we serve a free lunch to all qualifying students with Tulsa Public schools, Monday-Friday through the summer months. In addition to the lunches, we also offer enrichment activities for kids, such as art projects, music and story time.
Feeding The Homeless: Four teams of St. Dunstan parishoners take turns shopping for, cooking, and serving a meal at the Tulsa Day Center For The Homeless once a month. Please contact Anne Cradduck for more details.
Sponsoring Disney Elementary: St. Dunstan's is a community partner for Tulsa's Disney Elementary. We support the school by donating backpacks and uniforms, hosting a teacher's dinner and serving as classroom teachers and 'reading buddies' Contact Terry Watts for more information.
Neighborhood Outreach: Reaching out to our immediate neighbors around the 71st and Yale area, specifically with our Trunk or Treat event and summer Vacation Church School and inviting our neighbors to other church events.
Uganda Companion Diocese: St. Dunstan's parish is also involved with mission initiatives for our companion diocese in Uganda. One of the projects we contribute to in Uganda is the BARHD/Bird Project. Read the latest newsletter HERE
Local Charities We Support:
Kendall-Wittier Emergency Food Pantry: Provides food and support to fellow eastern Oklahomans.
Clarehouse: A residential hospice home that cares for dying persons and their families.
New Hope Oklahoma: An organization providing a network of support for the children of incarcerated parents. Our Advent Angel Tree is for the children of New Hope. Read their latest newsletter HERE.
Street School, Inc.: A not-for-profit alternative high school serving students who, for a wide variety of reasons, are at high risk of not thriving in more traditional settings.
Food Bank of Northeastern Oklahoma: The mission of the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma is to feed the hungry of eastern Oklahoma through a network of Partner Programs and to engage our communities in ending hunger. The food bank's vision is food security, with dignity, for all eastern Oklahomans. They are the largest private hunger-relief organization in eastern Oklahoma.
Emergency Infant Services: A Tulsa non-profit providing, milk, clothing, diapers and other necessary goods to Tulsa's youngest citizens in need.
Kiva: Kiva is an international non-profit that connects people through lending to alleviate poverty. By lending to Kiva, we help a borrower start or grow a business, go to school, access clean energy and realize their potential. See more at Kiva.org.
Read Kiva's latest update to our parish HERE