McKenna Raley, a Tulsan and current student at Duke University, launched TulsaResponds.org in early March as a resource for Tulsans to find ways to support their beloved local businesses and organizations, through donations or participating in their adapted offerings.
This initiative quickly caught the attention of Atento Capital and the George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF), who, in partnership with the Tulsa Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) began to think even bigger — and expanded McKenna’s site to help ensure that local businesses and nonprofits are able to act quickly to take advantage of COVID-19 financial assistance packages
McKenna has since created another website, Tulsa Unites, that supports Tulsans across all facets of the pandemic. Check out this site for public health information, ways to serve, mental health resources, and more.
The Tulsa Responds Task Force exists to
Our goal is simple, maximize the relief given to Tulsa, help our small businesses and nonprofits, and bounce back as strong as ever.