Impact Oklahoma

Independence Day celebrations don’t have to stop

July 13, 2016

Hot dogs, swimming, family, and fireworks. Every Fourth of July that list is no doubt in your plans somewhere. All summer we look forward to Independence Day and make sure to thank Veterans on our social media posts for their sacrifice and shake a few extra hands while we are out and about. On the […]

Hope is found at Right Path Riding Academy

June 24, 2016

Therapy. To adults this is a scary word, usually referring to depression, trauma, physical wounds, or even marital issues. To a child, therapy means hope. Hope that loved ones are not giving up, hope that someday they can have fun like all children, hope that they can be better in a way they want to […]

5 Daily Struggles

June 8, 2016

Confidence, self image, diet, style, & social media. These are 5 things everyone everywhere struggles with daily. Whether it is confidence to ask your boss that question, how you look at yourself in the mirror, how healthy you eat with only $5 in your pocket, the outfit you chose to wear, or the selfie you just posted […]

Rock and Roll Camp Teaches Young Women to Live Life to their Own Rhythm

May 25, 2016

To you the sound of a young woman’s heart can be silent, nothing but a thump, thump, thump. To that young woman, that sound is a rhythm, a rhythm with a purpose, a voice. It motivates us to pursue our dreams, to take on new challenges, to step up when others back away, to dance […]

Bethel Foundation impacts single mothers across the state

May 21, 2016

The birth of any organization never comes from nothing, it always comes from something. Whether it is sorrow, pain, loss, or struggle there is always a stronger woman or man that turns those feelings into something good. They somehow pick themselves up, look around and realize, they are not alone and there is no one […]

Land Legacy improves quality of life for everyone in Oklahoma

April 5, 2016

Do you ever find yourself looking around your local city and wonder, could my home be more green? No not Bermuda grass green or green for St. Patrick’s Day but green for the environment. Could we, as a city focus more on keeping our area clean and improving the quality of life around our great […]

Customer Service

March 23, 2016

For almost ten years I have worked in customer service positions of all types. I must say, I always enjoyed it. To me customer service isn’t just making sure you get the customers order correct, it is ensuring you leave a lasting impact upon that customer that does not just represent your employer, but you […]

In 30 seconds or less

March 2, 2016

There are 1,440 minutes in one day. For around 12 hours every day, most people are at work and going about their daily lives. Did you know it takes less than 30 seconds to impact the lives of others? That means you have over 1,000 chances a day to make an impact. Now if you […]

Oklahoma organization helps give medical equipment to those in dire need

February 26, 2016

When my children get sick, I instantly am stressed about the cost of the doctor appointment, the medicine, and the time missed from work. It is painful and guilting worrying about these things when you should be comforting your child. Now as they get older I worry about one eventually breaking a leg or an arm playing sports. […]

Editorial: Where can I begin to make a difference in Sapulpa?

January 26, 2016

Editor’s Note: “Impact Oklahoma” is a new column we’ll be routinely featuring from KD Delgado. It focuses on making a difference in the community. KD Can be reached at — Do you ever find yourself thinking, “I want to do something fun today. I want to help someone. I want to teach my kids to […]