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Oklahoma nonprofit news in brief

Oklahoma nonprofit news in brief
Oklahoman Modified: July 25, 2014 at 7:49 pm •  Published: July 27, 2014
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Sisu Youth Inc. opens office

Sisu Youth Inc. began five years ago as a personal quest for founders Penny Reynolds and Amber Richardson to identify and gather youth-focused trauma and crisis services in the Oklahoma City metro area into one centralized location.

In June, the nonprofit opened an office at 1225 Sovereign Row, Suite 105, off Meridian and Interstate 40. Sisu offers 15- to 24-year-olds a safe place to visit. Running on volunteer work and donations, the center is open only on Thursdays.

On Tuesday, S&B’s Burger Joint’s Midtown location will donate 10 percent of the day’s sales to Sisu Youth.

For more information, call 459-7478 or go to www.sisuyouth.org.

Salvation Army Pantry on hiatus

In preparation for the move to the Center of Hope at 1001 N Pennsylvania and as current food supplies have been depleted, The Salvation Army Client Choice Pantry closed Wednesday and will not resume operations until September.

Additional community resources may be found by contacting Heartline 2-1-1 by dialing “211” on a phone. Individuals may search Heartland’s services database by going to www.referweb.net/hlok or by accessing it from the webpage at www.heartlineinc.org, then clicking on “211 Online” on the left side of the page.

Junior League appoints board

The Junior League of Oklahoma City has announced its new Community Advisory Board. Prominent and influential members of the community are asked to serve in a supportive capacity. Members of the 2014-2015 Junior League of Oklahoma City Community Advisory Board are:

Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Greater OKC Chamber of Commerce.

Clytie Bunyan, The Oklahoman.

Terry Cline, Oklahoma State Department of Health.

Nicole Dobbins, SandRidge Energy.

James Farris, James Farris Associates.

Debbie Forshee, Youth Services for Oklahoma County.

Douglas Gibson, Community Volunteer.

Stanley Hupfeld, INTEGRIS Foundation.

Randy Lewis, OG&E.

Jack McBride, So6ix Magazine.

Dan Martel, Saxum.

Mel Martin, First National Bank of Oklahoma.

Matthew Mollman, Mollman Media.

Monique Naifeh, M.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

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