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How to Help

Together, We can Strengthen
Military Families

For nearly 160 years the Armed Services YMCA has been strengthening our military families due to the generosity of our valued donors. Our young and brave service members face the unique challenges of military life, and at times struggle to fully provide the basics for themselves or their families. They are voluntarily serving and sacrificing daily for our freedom.

In close coordination with installation commanders, the Armed Services YMCA tailors our programming to fill the highest priority gaps with low and no-cost programs and services including child care, hospital assistance, counseling, emergency food and clothing assistance, education programs, as well as family, youth and teen programs. Please get involved today.

Ways you can make an impact

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Your sustained giving is the foundation of support that empowers young people, enriches our community, and ensures we are leaving no military family behind.

Give Monthly
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Your one-time donation helps families overcome the unique challenges of military life and enriches the lives of local youth and seniors by providing programs and services that help them thrive.

Give Today
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You can honor veterans, or those currently serving, with a gift in their name that helps other service members and military families by supporting critical programs and services that bolster their resiliency.

Give in Their Honor

Shop Our Wish list

You can help military families by making a gift of high-demand, essential goods for our Heroes Marketplace. Items purchased from our Amazon Wish List are sent directly to our office in Oklahoma to benefit military families.

Shop Our Wish List

Why your support matters

Service members sacrifice daily for our freedom. Relocations, deployments, and frequent training in the field present unique challenges for Oklahoma military families, impacting spousal employment opportunities, family bonding, and financial well-being. At times, they struggle to fully provide the basics for themselves or their families..
The Armed Services YMCA Oklahoma works to address the challenges of military service by ensuring no military family is left behind. The gratitude and successful outcomes of those we serve can belong to you.

Volunteer Your Time

The Armed Services YMCA depends on volunteers to help implement programs and services to strengthen military families. Will you join our forces? Please contact our volunteer coordinator to find out how you can get involved with the Armed Services YMCA.

Volunteer with Us
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At the Armed Services YMCA Oklahoma, joining our team is more than just a job. It’s also a sense of purpose in any role you choose to apply for within the organization; an opportunity to work with a passionate team driven to fulfill our mission to serve; and a well-established culture of caring and focus on working together to meet and exceed our goals.

Find Job Opportunities
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