Halloween at Positive Tomorrows

For most children, Halloween is a festive time of year full of fun, costumes, friends, and treats. For the kiddos at Positive Tomorrows, Halloween can serve as a reminder of their families’ transition out of homelessness because they may not have a neighborhood to trick-or-treat in or they may not get a costume. “I got… Read More

Back to School Fall 2020

We are excited to welcome approximately 100 students to a new school year at Positive Tomorrows beginning Aug. 10. “Students like the children we serve are often the ones that get left behind in virtual learning situations. With careful planning, our staff will be ready to teach in our classrooms this fall. Things may change… Read More

Highlights from Summer

We wanted to create a page where we can post updates and highlights from Summer Break Camp this year. Please check back as we continue to update this page throughout the summer! If you want to learn more about what we’re doing at summer break camp this year to keep our kiddos safe, click here.… Read More

Teachers Make Home Visits During School Closure

The teachers at Positive Tomorrows have been doing a lot of things to continue engaging their students while the school has been closed during the pandemic. First, they began preparing lesson packets to deliver with the resource bags that were being dropped off to families each week. They formed private Facebook groups to stay in… Read More

Summer Break Camp 2020

Our extracurricular programming, which includes our holiday and seasonal break camps, is one of our main pillars that leads to the success of our kiddos and families at Positive Tomorrows. Summer Break Camp typically takes place for eight weeks in June and July. This year, we have created a phased plan that will see the… Read More

#GiveTogetherNow – Acts of Kindness Help Families

During the coronavirus pandemic, the Stand Together Foundation, in partnership with the Family Independence Initiative, are helping families experiencing poverty who have been impacted by COVID-19 through #GiveTogetherNow, a rapid-response campaign focused on sharing acts of kindness to help families in poverty when they need it most. With a goal of 5,000 acts of kindness,… Read More

2020 Volunteers of the Year

We are excited to announce Todd Owens, Baker Asset Management, as our 2020 Volunteer of the Year and the I.T. department at Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores corporate headquarters as our 2020 Volunteer Achievement Award recipient. Mr. Todd, as he’s known to the kiddos, has been a volunteer with Positive Tomorrows for more than… Read More

Positive Tomorrows Teacher Parade

Over a span of two days in April 2020, teachers at Positive Tomorrows drove more than 100 miles and six hours around the OKC metro to bring well wishes and familiar faces to their students during the COVID-19 closures. The idea to coordinate a teacher parade came as parents of the students reported to their… Read More

New Partnerships Result in Internet Access for Families

Imagine you’re the parent of a student who is receiving distance learning assignments from your child’s teacher during the COVID-19 pandemic? It can be overwhelming to think about how to switch from “parent” to “teacher” to help your child complete his or her work. Now imagine that you’re the parent of a student who is… Read More

Kiddos Receive Chromebooks for Distance Learning

“We are very fortunate that we’ve been using online-learning software like Lexia and Dreambox for our literacy and math curriculum before the COVID-19 pandemic hit,” Director of Education Amy Brewer explains. “But what’s the point of all that if they don’t have a way to access it? We had to figure out how our kiddos… Read More