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Owasso Campus Prepares for Annual 5K This Weekend

September 18, 2019
Owasso Impact Run

The 7th annual Hope ‘N Homes Impact Run will be held at Baptist Children’s Home, Owasso on Saturday, September 21. Registration/packet pickup will open at 7:30 a.m. on race day. The 5k will start at 9:00 a.m. Learn more and register online!

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Back-to-School Style Shows Draw Large Crowds

August 15, 2019
Style Show girls

Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OBHC) hosted three annual Back-to-School Style Shows across the state this month. These events raised money for clothing and other basic needs for the children in care of OBHC’s four residential campuses caring for children and families in need.

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Stylin’ for Success

July 25, 2019
Style Show shopping

Being able to walk proudly and confidently into school makes an incredible difference in a child’s learning environment and self-esteem. Before school starts, they have the opportunity to share their new clothes with all the supporters who attend these annual Style Shows.

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Farming for a Greater Purpose

July 23, 2019
10 Acre Challenge

Each summer, children from one of OBHC’s four campuses have an opportunity to visit farmers during the harvest. Girls from Baptist Home for Girls in Madill recently visited the Muller farm for a learning opportunity of their own.

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Finishing the Race Well

June 25, 2019
2019 Bike Ride

Baptist Children’s Home, OKC hosted the Miles4Smiles Bike Ride on Saturday, June 15. After 19 years, riders embarked on its last ride. This year, 221 bike riders participated in the event, choosing to bike 10.7 miles, 27 miles, 38.1 miles, 50.4 miles or the campus walk.

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10-Acre Challenge Sparks Unique Opportunity for Farmers

May 22, 2019
10 Acre Challenge

With harvest approaching, OBHC is asking farmers to be a part of the 10-Acre Challenge and donate 10 acres of crop production to the ministry. It doesn’t matter what the crop is or how much it produces per acre. Everything helps.

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Finding Joy in the Journey

May 16, 2019
Starla

Starla works her days as a shift leader at the local Mazzio’s Pizza in small-town Skiatook, but there was a time she could not envision such a positive outlook for her future.

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Focus on the Family Visits Hope Pregnancy Center

April 26, 2019
Focus on the Family visits Hope

Focus on the Family’s “See Life Clearly” mobile tour visited Hope Pregnancy Center, South OKC on Friday, April 26. Attendees were able to tour the mobile unit and meet Focus on the Family staff. Focus on the Family also interviewed Hope staff, clients and donors about the ministry impact Hope is having in their community.…

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Women of Compassion Reaches Record Membership

April 12, 2019
Women of Compassion 2019

Women of Compassion gathered for the 6th annual Cups of Kindness event on Saturday, April 6. This philanthropic group of women join each year and through their combined efforts, award grants to various Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OBHC) ministry projects. Members vote for the projects at the event or through absentee ballots. Each grant…

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The Best Yet

March 19, 2019
Volunteering

Volunteers are a vital part of the ministry of Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OBHC). Across four campuses, multiple volunteers from all over the state, keep the wheels turning year after year. These servants sign up for a number of jobs including housekeeping, maintenance, event planning, teaching, mentoring and many other tasks behind the scenes.…

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