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Nonprofit briefs, May 25

Oklahoman Modified: May 23, 2014 at 6:45 pm •  Published: May 25, 2014


Grocery store bags childhood hunger

Uptown Grocery Co. and its customers donated $10,000 to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma’s Food for Kids programs. As part of Uptown’s annual “Let’s Bag Hunger” event, food bank volunteers assisted customers with their groceries and collected donations for the cause.

This year’s gift will feed more than 50 children for an entire school year.

The Food for Kids program provides food to chronically hungry elementary, middle and high school children.

For more information, go to or call 972-1111.

RSVP for Making Memories

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is hosting two sessions of Making Memories, an event for caretakers and loved ones with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, on June 9. The museum is open exclusively for participants during the sessions, from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Caregivers and loved ones will tour the gallery, create a piece of art and establish connections with others who understand Alzheimer’s.

Each session begins with a tour of the Chihuly exhibition, and then participants will create a sculpture project. Refreshments will be provided. Each session is $6.50 per person. To register, call 236-3100 or email

Salvation Army opens Client Choice Pantry

The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command Social Service is offering a Client Choice Pantry from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Fridays. When clients come to receive food assistance, they will now be able to personally select items that are available for them.

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