We are Bucket Fillers

Lesliyana, Anjelle, and Catera ran excitedly down the hall, smiles wide with news to share. “Guess what we’re doing?” Catera said. “We are making care packages for the less fortunate!” The girls held tightly to plastic bags filled with toothpaste, soap, shampoo and other hygiene items. These hygiene bags were for residents of the Homeless… Read More

Vote for Positive Tomorrows to Keep It Local!

Positive Tomorrows is honored to be in the running to become Keep It Local OK‘s 2016 Charity Partner, but we need your vote to make it happen! Keep It Local will donate $1 of every 2016 card sold to the winning organization. Please click the link below and vote for Positive Tomorrows & share to ask… Read More

Positive Tomorrows Receives Yelp Grant

Positive Tomorrows is thrilled to announce it is the recipient of a $50,000 grant, distributed over 4 years, from the Yelp Foundation. Of many nonprofits considered for recognition in the nation, only 14 were chosen to receive grants. Multi-year gifts not only help us serve students today, but also create financial stability for our future.… Read More

Ditching the Desks

On her first day of 4th grade at Positive Tomorrows, Kariba gasped upon entering her classroom. “Where are our desks? What is going on with this room?!” she asked. Just a handful of traditional school desks dotted the room. A kitchen table, a coffee table, a standing desk and other work areas also greeted her.… Read More

Cubbies for Kiddos

For years, educators at Positive Tomorrows have dreamed of cubbies to line the halls of our school. This year, thanks to Brandon Bailey, a senior at Mustang High School, that dream has come true. Bailey took on the project to earn his Eagle Scout rank and raised $1,500 to build over 90 cubbies for Positive… Read More

What Makes Us Different: A Trauma-Informed Approach

Homeless students often have a history of behavioral problems. From outbursts and fighting to suspensions and distrust of administrators, the students we enroll have usually struggled in traditional schools. At Positive Tomorrows, that all changes. When a child struggles, it’s easy to ask, “What is wrong with you?” We refrain from that question and  instead… Read More

2015 school year starts at Positive Tomorrows

Thursday marked the return to school for nearly 50 students at Positive Tomorrows. While our staff has been preparing classrooms for our students’ arrival, some activities were left for the students themselves to enjoy. Students were given the opportunity to participate in assembling stools and choosing where to place them in the room, as well… Read More