Links Mentioned On News On 6 For The Week Of 12-16-19


Monday, December 16th 2019, 11:02 am
By: News On 6


Write USS Tulsa Crew

If you'd like to send crew members of the USS Tulsa a Christmas card, mail it to:

USS Tulsa LCS 16
Unit 100238 Box 1
FPO AP 96692

 

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority Call Center Open

The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority call center is now up and running. The center is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Woodland Hills Mall Helping Schools With 'Simon School Rewards'

Woodland Hills Mall is helping raise money for schools across northeastern Oklahoma. It's called the 'Simon School Rewards' program. The program runs until January 5th. For more information, click here.

U.S. Postal Service's Operation Santa

For more than a century, Santa and his team at the North Pole have gotten help from the U.S Postal Service. Many of those letters are from families who can't afford Christmas gifts. Since 1912, workers with the postal service have been making sure those families get attention from Santa as well.

You have until the 21st if you'd like to adopt a letter. Find out more at Operation Santa.

 

Christmas For Kids Toy Drive

The Department of Human Services has partnered with Tulsa Advocates for the Protection of Children in a toy drive, but they need your help.  The toy drive and fundraiser benefit children in Tulsa's DHS custody.

The organization is still in need of just over $17,000 to reach their goal.

If you can help, you can send monetary donations through TAPC's website or mail them to 3326-B East 51st Street, Tulsa, OK 74135.

You can also follow this link to donate using PayPal.

Staff and volunteers at the Christmas for Kids site at the gym at Child Abuse Network, 2821 South Sheridan to accept donations. They will be onsite through Friday, December 20.

 

John 3:16 Mission Holiday Help

John 3:16 Mission is the News On 6 at 4 p.m. non-profit of the month. More than 200 people are staying there this holiday season, and the mission needs help to make sure everyone gets a gift.

They can always use money, but you can also donate gifts for their Christmas store, food that can be used in Christmas baskets and other items listed below.

Holiday gifts
Money
Men's and women's clothing (new or gently used)
Food items
New socks
New undergarments
Gloves
Toiletries
Vehicles in working condition
Furniture and household appliances in good shape
Electronic equipment in working condition

Learn more about the non-profit John 3:16 Mission in Tulsa.

 

Gathering Place Winter Wonderland

It’s going to look a lot like Christmas at Gathering Place this week! Winter Wonderland presented by American Airlines will fill the park with holiday cheer starting on December 18.

All activities are free and open to the public. The event runs from 5 – 8 p.m. December 18 through January 1.

For more information, including a list of scheduled performances, click here. 

 

Holiday Blood Donations

During the holidays, there is generally a critical need for blood donations. To find out where you can donate, go to the Oklahoma Blood Institute or Tulsa-Area Red Cross.

 

Tulsa Metro Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is always looking for volunteers, so if you'd like to help, check out their website to learn more.

 

Flu Vaccines

The health department said you can get the flu vaccine on a walk-in basis Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Tulsa Health Department locations below:

  • James O. Goodwin Health Center | 5051 S. 129 E. Ave., Tulsa, OK
  • Central Regional Health Center | 315 S. Utica, Tulsa, OK
  • North Regional Health and Wellness Center | 5635 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tulsa OK   
To find other locations, click here. 
  
 
 
 
USS Batfish Fundraiser
 

Muskogee War Memorial Park is raising money to restore the USS Batfish, badly damaged by spring floods in Oklahoma.  Donate here.