Dear Students, Faculty and Staff,
I have learned that several members of our university family lost their homes and belongings in the recent tornadoes. In an effort to aid those who are trying to rebuild their lives, members of our community have come together to create a new program to help those affected by these devastating storms.
The Help OUr Neighbor Fund has been created to benefit OU faculty, staff and students who lost homes or personal property in the recent tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area. Any and all donations received in this fund will go directly to those students or employees whose homes and property were lost.
If you would like to donate online, you can do so by accessing http://tinyurl.com/oufoundation. You may also mail in contributions to the address below. Please make checks payable to the OU Foundation and designate “Help OUr Neighbor Fund” in the memo line.
The University of Oklahoma
Office of Development
339 W. Boyd Street
Norman, OK 73019-3202
All gifts will be tax-deductible. An anonymous donor has agreed to match the first $10,000 in gifts donated to the fund in an effort to further aid these OU families. If you know an OU student or employee who has been adversely affected by these tornadoes and would like to nominate them to benefit from this fund, please contact the President’s Action Line by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include the name, status (student, faculty or staff), department (if necessary) and contact information for the person you are nominating.
Thank you for your support and considering helping those members of our OU family who have lost so much in this tragic incident.