Set for Saturday, May 7, at Edmond North High School, 215 W. Danforth Road, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Edmond Community Fair will bring together organizations and – most importantly – people willing to extend that helping hand, which can only make our community stronger.
The City of Edmond – including both the Edmond Police and Fire departments – the Edmond Public Schools Foundation, civic organizations, regional churches, and support groups are teaming to provide not only a fun-filled event for school-aged children but also provide access to vital resources and services for the underserved and underinsured.
More than 40 agencies will be on hand to provide free immunizations for children, a free hot dog lunch provided by the Edmond Police Department, free snow cones donated by Bahama Bucks, popcorn, princess characters, and bags of non-perishable food, while supplies last.
This event is sponsored by the City of Edmond, the Edmond Public Schools Foundation, and The United Way of Central Oklahoma.
City of Edmond – Free Popcorn while supplies last
Edmond Public Schools Foundation - Mental Health Awareness information, Free registration for Red Day Run, Free Early Birds registration information and children's activities to take home.
Edmond Public Schools - Employment information for EPS positions
Bahama Bucks – Donating Free Snow Cones while supplies last
OK County Health Department Caring Van program through BCBS - free immunizations for children.
MY Princess and Character Parties – They are donating the following line-up of Princesses for the event.
- 10-11 Rapunzel
- 11-12 Elsa, Anna, and Ariel
- 12-1 Belle
Drake’s Place – Provides Childcare for older kids of all abilities.
Latino Develop Community Agency – Mental Heath Department and Treatment information
Real Single Moms – Will bring information about how to equip single moms to grow stronger in mind, body, spirit and family.
True Dads - free fatherhood program, learn how to be there for the kids, how to work better together as co-parents, build relationships, and find a better job so the kids win at life.
Family Expectations - free relationship program for new and expecting parents.
Work Ready Oklahoma - Prepares Oklahomans for jobs that allow them to be in control of their future.
Metropolitan Library System- Kids activities, Information about Citizenship, ESL, GED classes, Help Now (online tutoring) for adults. You can also sign up for a library card too!
Delta Dental – Captain Supertooth will be handing out free toothbrushes and charts.
The State of Oklahoma - will send representatives to help individuals fill out benefit applications including SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), SoonerCare (Medicaid), Child Care Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), etc
Ministries of Jesus - Provide resources for Counseling, Addiction Recovery, Social Services, and Support Groups.
Edmond Historical Society & Museum – Providing Kids Activities
Hope Center of Edmond – Information on their social assistance programs such as food, clothing, or financial needs. Will also have information about their (WIC) Women, Infants, and children program.
Project 66 – Food & Resource Center. Will provide bags of non-perishable food while supply lasts.
YMCA – provides a wide variety of services to individuals and families with a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
EARC – provides a better quality of life and encourages greater independence to adults with developmental disabilities through vocational and residential services.
Pivot - provides services to youth and families including crisis intervention, counseling, shelter, and other much-needed services to at-risk teens and adults.
Boy Scouts of America - works to ensure that, regardless of age, income, or background, every youth has the opportunity to discover the leader inside themselves.
Camp Fire USA - Character, leadership, self-esteem and outdoor-based programs for school-aged boys and girls.
Edmond Police Department - Free Hotdog Lunch provided courtesy of Edmond Police Department. While Supplies Last.
Areawide Aging Agency - Advancing the dignity and independence of older adults in our community.
Edmond Police Department – Come Hang out with Police Officers and check out some of their different vehicles.
Edmond Fire Department – Fire will have their pedal bike course set-up for kids to play on.
Edmond Parks & Recreation – Kids Games & Activities
Edmond Shift - Mobility & safety aspects of transportation
Edmond Community Image – will have code town and informational flyers
Pilar Designs Face Painting – Providing complementary face painting
United Way of Central Oklahoma - committed to improve the health, safety, education and economic well-being of individual families in need in central Oklahoma by connecting community resources with responsive and accountable health and human services agencies.
Daily Living Centers - Oklahoma's leader in quality, affordable adult day health services and independent living services delivered with dignity.
Goodwill - provides skills training, job search assistance and support to people with disabilities and disadvantages so they may find and retain employment to improve their lives.
Integris Health - Will be on-site doing blood pressure checks and prevention in companion with access to health resources and information.
Health Alliance for the Uninsured - provides prescription medications, diagnostic testing, specialty consults and surgeries for low-income, uninsured patients of safety net health clinics in Oklahoma County.
Community Literacy Agency - dedicated to teaching adults how to read.
HeartLine - connects Oklahomans with help, hope and information - 24 hours a day through phone-based services, crisis intervention and suicide prevention.
John W. Keys Speech & Hearing Center - a comprehensive speech and hearing clinic educating students to be professionals and providing state-of-the-art services.
Mental Health Association - dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illness through advocacy, education, research, service and housing.
Salvation Army - provides food, shelter, meals, clothing, utility assistance, transportation, disaster relief, Boys & Girls Clubs, senior and youth activities, character-building programs and substance abuse rehabilitation.
NewView - empowers people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve their maximum level of independence through employment, rehabilitation and community outreach
YWCA - provides lifesaving emergency shelter, transitional housing and supportive crisis services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Oklahoma County.
CASA - recruits, trains and supports volunteers who represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in juvenile court and other settings.