For the past 23 years, Cookies Thanksgiving has partnered with hundreds of volunteers to prepare and deliver complete Thanksgiving meals to Oklahomans living with HIV and AIDS. As you know, 2020 – 2022 has been a unique and challenging years. To follow safety guidelines for our immune compromised clients, we
FULL ARTICAL LINK: 1 IN 8 PEOPLE with HIV do not know they have it! Approximately 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV, and an estimated 13% of them do not know they are infected. HIV can affect anyone regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, gender,
SAVE THE DATE: 10.20.2022 (ONLINE TICKET SALES) Back by popular demand, Battle of the Bartenders formally Bar Wars: The Carnival will be in town on October 20th, let’s all celebrate the best cocktail creations in town created and served by some of our absolute best bartenders around. This year 15 vendors
October 2nd, 2022 at the Myriad Gardens Join AIDS Walk of Oklahoma City as we come together for the 24th Annual Walk & Festival! Our FREE family friendly event is open to all members of the community so that we can bring awareness to HIV/AIDS in our community. Vendors, live
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What are the symptoms of monkeypox? Monkeypox may cause fever and swollen lymph nodes. Headache, muscle and backache, chills, and exhaustion can also be present. A painful rash develops and goes through several stages including fluid and pus-filled blisters that eventually get crusty, scab over, and fall off. Can monkeypox
Want to make a Donations! Board Games, Puzzles for Children & Families. Amazon / Visa / Mastercard Gift Cards / Movie Passes Nonperishable food Items welcome. Drop off locations thru December 10th: Other Options 3636 NW 51st Street OKC, OK 73112
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THE 3RD ANNUAL OKC SANTA CRAWL IS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13TH, 2020! From Bricktown to Auto Alley to Midtown, a sea of Santas will be roaming the streets of OKC in search of fun – be a part of the 2020 OKC Santa Crawl! On Sunday December 13th, Oklahoma City will
We’re partnering with the Plaza District for a Holiday Food Drive and Angel Tree on Saturday, November 28th. We’ll have the Other Options sprinter, Angel Trees and Tables/Boxes to accept food donations and help the public select clients from our Angel Tree or drop off gifts. Angel Tree gifts we’re accepting include $20 amazon
Other Options’ philanthropic legacy By: Brandon King November 9, 2020 In 2010, Ladonna felt alone for the first time in 52 years. Multiple family illnesses led to untimely deaths, leaving her to fend for herself despite her own struggles with bipolar disorder, severe social anxiety and eventually multiple sclerosis. After
Other Options-Friends Food Pantry offers a great place for people to exercise the power of community. It is amazing to see the support that people provide to help those in need, and many of these folks have been or are currently clients of Friends food pantry. The cycle of helping
Guiding Right is now able to offer the delivery of at-home rapid testing kits for the detection of HIV, providing a self-help option for fast results in minutes. The tests are designed with a simple, easy-to-use process for patients to test themselves without needing a medical professional. Your privacy is
Like you, we have watched the Coronavirus (COVID-19) carefully. We understand your concerns and we share them. In keeping with our pledge to provide our clients the best pantry experience and resources, we’d like to tell you what we’re doing to help keep you safe during a time of uncertainty.
Join us for a spectacular evening featuring fashion from the Silver Screen era of old Hollywood. POSPONDED New date TBD Farmers Public Market Dress to Impress! Tickets on Sale at https://www.facebook.com/events/179662540088640 This year, our designers are creating one-of-a-kind runway looks to celebrate the icons of the Silver Screen. Whether
More information coming soon. Cookie’s Thanksgiving is an annual event that feeds 1000 in-need individuals on Thanksgiving day through at-home deliveries and in-house meals. Every $7 donated helps us provide a Thanksgiving meal for a family in OKC impacted by HIV/ AIDS. Make your tax-deductible donation today! Providing a full,
Bar Wars 2019: Drinks on Broadway – a Musical Mixology Soiree is a fundraising event benefitting Other Options. Proceeds from the event will support our Friends Food Pantry Program and allow us to purchase nutrient-dense food and nutritional items for Oklahomans living with HIV who qualify for our services. This
The Hangover Brunch is back for the second time this year! After such an amazing spring brunch, we decided a fall brunch should most definitely happen. Sunday October 6th, the best of OKC brunch spots will be under one roof! Unlimited brunch samples + drinks + live music! Sunday, October
Inspired by Truman Capote’s 1966 Black & White Ball! The Black and White Ball was a masquerade ball held on November 28, 1966 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Hosted by author Truman Capote, the ball was in honor of The Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham. The 2019
Cellars Wine Club has a special offer for you this Mother’s Day while raising funds for Other Options, Inc. Use our Charity Code “GB0019” when making your wine gift purchase and we will receive 15% of the amount you spend. Tell your friends! A huge thank you to our friends
Walk This Way Fashion Show is one of the largest fashion shows in Oklahoma. Each year, designers present their unique collections. Stay tuned for exciting announcements. Each ticket purchased goes toward supporting Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry. 8th Annual Walk This Way Fashion Show “Curtain Call” Saturday, May 18,
HEY OKC: Let’s Do Brunch. What’s better than unlimited brunch bites and great drinks from the best restaurants and breweries in OKC? On April 7th, they’ll all be under one roof at the Oklahoma City Farmers Market. You don’t want to miss this event! When: Sunday, April 7, 2019 Where:
We’re so excited that The Loaded Bowl will be at The Hangover Brunch – Spring 2019! If you haven’t checked them out yet, we highly recommend it – their food is amazing! Tickets are selling fast – so get yours ASAP! www.thehangoverbrunchokc.com
We were so happy to present a check to Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry after the 2018 OKC Santa Crawl! To date, we’ve been able to donate $17,350 to local charities through these awesome events. A big THANK YOU to everyone who came out for a great cause! For
Brothers and Sisters, it’s time to party! I’ve been wanting to start a Leather Formal in the heartland, and am happy to announce the first of <hopefully> many. So let’s get in some romance and sexy fun before Lent starts! To that end, I’m throwing a Leather Formal to celebrate
Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry OKC Pride Inc.
Another great local brewery has been added to The Hangover Brunch, COOP Ale Works!! ? So MANY reasons to make sure and buy tickets on Monday, February 11th!
So this begins today ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️It’s the night before we deliver/serve 1,000 meals in OKC! Our volunteers are amazing! [fb_vid id=”1864331293831609″]
Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry do SO many wonderful things. I am so proud to be a board member of this fantastic organization. Other Options to serve 1,000 meals for “Cookies Thanksgiving”
Blue Bags are 50 cents They also have other bags for $1.00 Here is what we are lacking blue bags! Walmart Reusable Shopping Bags we have gotten a lot in but still need 1000!
Every $7 donated helps us provide a Thanksgiving meal for a family in OKC impacted by HIV/ AIDS. Make your tax deductible donation today! www.otheroptionsokc.org – you’ll find the donation button at the bottom of the page!
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d45adae23a7ff2-17th Cookies Thanksgiving sign up! 19th Annual Cookie’s Thanksgiving
Meet Gingersnap Tinselberry our fearless Christmas mascot @ Other Options❤️
[ad_1] In the spirit of the season of giving, join us at GIVE! on the Plaza. Our Plaza Businesses will be raising funds by donating a portion of the evenings sales to Other Options, an incredible organization that helps those impacted by HIV and Aids in the Oklahoma City community.
It takes a lot of planning and work to pull off a spectacular Thanksgiving meal. There’s the shopping, the food preparation and the cooking, then comes serving, cleanup and storing the leftovers. Now imagine preparing that meal for a family of 1,000 – that’s what Mary Arbuckle does every November. She’s
Bartender Daniel Weaver from Tramps will be serving up TROUBLE With his incredible cocktail Saturday night at BAR WARS OKC-Game On. Get your tickets today ??
Pink tickets will be up for auction Saturday night at BAR WARS OKC-Game On. It’s going to be an amazing night. #otheroptions #oklahoma #greatcause #okc
Stag with bartender Logan Brown will take you to a WIZARDING WORLD with his cocktails. Game on!Stag with bartender Logan Brown will take you to a WIZARDING WORLD with his cocktails. Game on!
Will Anna and Tiffany from Jack Daniel’s old No 7 club at the Chesapeake Energy Arena have the other bars saying CHECKMATE with her terrific cocktail? Come vote for your favorite this Saturday night! BAR WARS OKC-Game
A HUGE thank you to Oklahoma based, Success Vodka, for supporting BAR WARS OKC-Game On benefiting Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry. #cheers #drinklocal #barwarsokc #gameon #successvodka
BAR WARS OKC-Game On is November 3rd. Make sure you get your tickets now.
Bunker Club with bartender Rainier Crespo will be coming in like a BATTLESHIP to win your vote for best cocktail at this year’s BAR WARS OKC-Game On on November 3rd at OKC Farmers Market District.
With the Alibis and Bartender Lisa’s incredible cocktail will they run a MONOPOLY on the votes for best cocktail at this years BAR WARS OKC-Game On? Come to Bar Wars and find out. GAME ON November 3rd.
We are excited that The Pump Bar with Bartender Meghanne Hensley will be pouring amazing drinks at BAR WARS OKC-Game On this year. Any CLUE what game they picked?
Don’t miss out Early Bird tickets go on sale Monday @ 8AM! Don’t miss out on this great deal. Backstage Limo will be shuttling people in style so make sure and buy the shuttle pass & ticket! Portion of proceeds will benefit Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry. See you
Don’t forget to get your tickets BAR WARS OKC-Game On eventbrite.com
Game On Bar Wars …… don’t forget to buy your tickets
This is a nice story about people who volunteer. THANKS to all the Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry VOLUNTEERS!!
Other Options affiliate THRIFT STORE will have their Grand RE-OPENING Saturday, May 19th. (reopening since someone drove their car through the front window!) Come see Lula & Pepe and find some great deals! Friendly Thrift Store Shopping & Retail
Happy birthday to our founder Averie “Cookie” Arbuckle! You have blessed our lives and you watch us from above❤️ we miss you
Thanks to all the volunteers, staff and donors who make our annual Walk This Way Fashion Show possible. Walk This Way with Other Options by Robin Dorner Editor in Chief Get ready to Walk This Way to a Fashion Wonderland with Other Options, Inc. (OOI). The organizations eighth annual, largest
Have you gotten your tickets??? Only have 3 more tables left to purchase! Walk This Way Fashion Show, started in 2011, is one of the largest fashion shows in Oklahoma. Our 2018 event will be held April 28th at Farmer’s Public Market, located at 311 S. Klein Ave. Each Walk
ABC Correspondent Reveals He’s HIV-Positive “For anyone who has ever doubted themselves because of those scary three letters and one symbol, let me tell you this, you are somebody who matters.” #ThisIsMe
Great work educating the public and legislators. Thank you, Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund! Oklahoma’s OACF hosts HIV Advocacy Day by Robin Dorner Editor in Chief Paige Rawl was born HIV Positive. At the age of fourteen, Paige was granted special permission to become the youngest person ever to be certified
Paige Rawl speaking about being HIV and how to stop the stigma! Thank you Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund ❤️
If ever a Fashion Designer fits our theme would be the amazing Renee Hilton!
Other Options affiliate Thrift Store, Friendly Thrift Store, will be having their one-year Anniversary SALE/CELEBRATION/EVENT. Food, giveaways and great prices. What better way to support OO than by SHOPPING and EATING?! Causes
Starts @7pm lots of great items up for bidding! Come join us @Tramps for the 26th Annual Have A Heart Auction and Show. Start time will be at 7pm, we will have some amazing items to auction off so we can raise money for Other Options. Causes · 106 people
Its that time of year for the AIDS Walk of Oklahoma City! Let’s help raise some much needed funds for some great organizations that do direct services to those Living With HIV/AIDS! MAC AIDS FUND * Other Options, Inc 2017 MAC AIDS FUND * Other Options, Inc 2017 is fundraising
Oklahoma nonprofit trying to raise money to continue food pantry delivery service OKLAHOMA CITY – A local nonprofit is trying to raise money to continue their food pantry delivery service after their truck broke down.The Other Options Friends Food Pantry provides hundred of Oklahomans, who’ve been affected by HIV/AIDS, with
Special THANK YOU to our 2017 Bar Wars 2017 photographer, Erica Jensik. Check out her amazing work!
If you ever have questions about Other Options, Inc please go to Guidestar.org As a non-profit 501c3 we report every year to them. I have no problem if anyone walks into Other Options and asks to see the financials I have OOI’s 990 available for anyone to see. GuideStar nonprofit
This was great work by OSU College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology! Looks like the students learned a lot more than architecture. OSU architecture students create vision for Other Options in OKC by Kara Kliewer Staff Writer “Throughout my interactions with Other Options Food Pantry, I was shocked by the
Pay It Forward Join us on Tuesday * November 7th, 2017 to help raise money for our 18th Annual Feed 1000 Clients for Thanksgiving! Since 2009 S&B’s Burgers has donated over $300,000 to hundreds of organizations, schools, charities and individuals through our Pay it Forward program and we are proud
Designs By: Renee Hilton ** Maria Isabel Doors open at 6:00pm Fashion Show will start promptly at 7:30pm General Standing $20.00 General Seated $30.00 VIP Seated $40.00 VIP Table for 4 $200.00 1 bottle of white and red wine VIP Table for 8 $400.00 2 bottles of white and red
Almost there SignUpGenius – Mobile Thanksgiving is only two weeks away! Our goal of serving 1,000 meals to area families affected by HIV/AIDS is doable with your help. Donate now or sign up to volunteer to be a part of the 18th annual Cookie’s Thanksgiving!
18th years to continue Cookie’s Legacy!Cookie’s legacy continues each and every year with your help! Hear more about the annual event from our team as they prepared for last year’s Thanksgiving. Get behind this great cause by donating using the donate button on our Facebook page.
Congratulations to our Executive Director, Mary Arbuckle for being named one of the top 100 POZ Advocates! A huge honor and much deserved! #poz100 www.poz.com/100 The POZ 100: A-C The 2017 POZ 100 list celebrates the contributions of women in the fight against HIV.
This will be the last Fashion for Maria Isabel Unless we talk her into doing another one in the future with the big fashion we do at the beginning of the year!!! Designs By: Renee Hilton ** Maria Isabel Doors open at 6:00pm Fashion Show will start promptly at 7:30pm
World AIDS Day is Friday, December 1st. Please join us in standing in solidarity for those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. There are several ways to participate in our week-long recognition of World AIDS Day. December 1st marks the global awareness of World AIDS Day. Each year, organizations and
We only have 5 VIP Seated and 5 general seated available at the door! Only standing will be available for sale after that! Designs By: Renee Hilton ** Maria Isabel Doors open at 6:00pm Fashion Show will start promptly at 7:30pm General Standing $20.00 General Seated $30.00 VIP Seated $40.00
Don’t forget OACF World AIDS Day Art Show Tonight Artists showing their solidarity with Oklahomans living with or affected by HIV/AIDS will display their work in a show at Waters Edge Winery in the 2nd floor event space on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 5:00pm-8:00pm in honor of World AIDS
Most amazing, giving and wonderful people at Other Options!!
We are still looking for volunteers for help with Opening Night… Each volunteer receives a wristband to participate in the event before/after their shift! Finale 5k Volunteers: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0c4aaaaf29a4fe3-volunteers Site Managers: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/5080d48aca82ea0fa7-volunteer Party Favor Sales: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e4cacad2babf49-opening NEED VOLUNTEERS Seth Lewis Projects Director, Arts Council Oklahoma City Volunteers Come be a part
Just around the corner do you have your tickets yet![fb_vid id=”10155061733310685″]Check out what Red Tie 2017 was like. We can’t wait to show you what we have in store this year!
Flashback to the very 1st Walk this way Fashion! Celebrity Walk with Fashions from Johnathan Kayne ❤️
SAVE THE DATE!! Grab your Brunch Bunch and find out who has the best brunch in OKC! Each ticket sold will include drink samples and unlimited brunch samples from the best restaurants in OKC. There will also be a full cash bar available. We have a limited number of VIP