Iron Gate Tulsa - News & Events


Please join us for cocktails and appetizers to honor the Chapman Foundations represented by trustees Donne Pitman and Jerry Dickman! This is a party you don't want to miss with entertainment and raffles. 

Our free cocktail party will be held in the Henry Zarrow Center for Art & Education at 124 East M.B. Brady Street on Thursday, August 11th, 2016 from 5:30-7:00 PM

RSVP by emailing your name, address, and number of attendees to

Here's how you can join the summer challenge
June 16, 2016

Our summer challenge is to raise $10,000 by July 29, 2016. If we meet the challenge, we'll have a lemonade and special treats party for our soup kitchen and pantry guests on August 4 to take a break from the summer heat.

You can join the challenge by making a donation as an individual, corporation, or family. OR host your own neighborhood lemonade stand to raise money for Iron Gate.

DONATE TODAY (in the memo line, put "lemonade")

Questions? Contact Meghann Ray at 918.359.9038 or

P.S. Don't forget to take a picture of your lemonade stand and tag us on Facebook!

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Local Heroes Honored at Iron Gate
May 24, 2016



    Three Tulsans will be honored at Iron Gate with a day of food service underwritten in their name.

     Chester Cadieux, Charles E. Norman and Doris Alda McDonald will each have a day at Iron Gate sponsored in their memory.  This launches the Local Hero campaign to recognize individuals, companies or organizations for their extraordinary service to the community.   Honorees may be living or deceased.

     To recognize a Local Hero with a day at Iron Gate, contact Connie Cronley at or 918.359.9017.  The recommended donation to sponsor a day is $3,000, which is tax deductible.  It will pay for personnel and food to serve approximately 600 hot meals at the soup kitchen and 100 grocery bags from the emergency pantry.

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Kendra Scott Give Back Party Benefiting Iron Gate
May 10, 2016


Shop for your spring bling, enjoy some sips & sweets and help Iron Gate feed the hungry of Tulsa.

Tuesday, May 17 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Kendra Scott Utica Square - Tulsa

Questions? Contact Meghann Ray at or 918.359.9038

We will see you there!

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Join us this Mother's Day
May 2, 2016
Join us this Mother's Day in honoring the mothers of Iron Gate and the special women in your life. 
Make a donation to Iron Gate in honor of your mother, grandmother, or other special mothers in your life and we'll send a special card to her. 
Honorariums will be listed in a Mother's Day eNews edition and our upcoming Daily Bread newsletter.
Last year we fed more than 300,000 hungry Tulsans. Many are mothers who rely on Iron Gate to provide for their families. 


Questions? Contact Meghann Ray at or 918.359.9038
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Iron Gate's 2016 Founders' Dinner
February 29, 2016


   Come celebrate and thank individuals and organizations for Iron Gate's continuing success. 

 Honoring The Rt. Rev. Dr. Edward Konieczny,  Alice BlueSterlin Harjo and Jonathan Moosmiller.

Music, live auction, Iron Gate's famous meatloaf and back by popular demand, Rodger Randle as the emcee.



   Thursday, March 31, 2016, 

   Trinity Episcopal Church, Great Hall

   6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

  Single Tickets: $100

  Reserved table for eight: $1,500 (limited)

  Honoree table sponsorship for eight: $5,000 (limited)


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Show the Love
January 25, 2016

Reserve your spaces today by phone, email or online:

Contact Meghann at  918.359.9038 or


P.S. You can show the love throughout the month of February by making a financial contribution.

Visit and put “Show the Love” in the memo line.

Our challenge is to raise $10,000. Will you join us in showing the love to the hungry and homeless of Tulsa?

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Iron Gate Night at the Tulsa Oilers
January 25, 2016


Iron Gate Night at the Tulsa Oilers vs. Evansville Icemen

Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:05 p.m. at the BOK Center

$14 per ticket in the Group Zone. 

The first 1,000 fans 12 and under get a free jersey.

A portion of the ticket sales benefit Iron Gate to feed the hungry of Tulsa.


Let’s bring the Oilers to Iron Gate!

If we sell 100 tickets, the players will come to Iron Gate for the morning.


To purchase your tickets, visit

Or contact Meghann Ray at 918.359.9038 or

Bring a pair of new or gently used socks. We’ll see you there. 

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Desi and Cody Benefit Concert
January 5, 2016

Join us this Satursday, January 9, 2016 at Fassler Hall for Desi and Cody LIVE! Bring your friends, donations and enjoy some local music. 

Read more to see their latest music video directed by Sterlin Harjo. 

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Tick Tock! The new year is almost here
December 30, 2015

It is almost the new year but there's still time! You have until December 31, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. to make an online year-end donation. 

Help us ring in the new year and DONATE TODAY  online or here is where to send your donation (501 S. Cincinnati Ave., Tulsa, OK 74103) or call 918.359.9038

Wishing you good times, good cheer and a memorable new year. From all of us at Iron Gate. 

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Holiday Wish List
December 17, 2015

We have had so many wonderful, generous holiday elves this year. There are still a few things on our wish list that are much needed. 

1. Strawberry preserves: 18 oz. jars. A huge luxury for grocery pantry sacks. Did you know? We distributed grocery bags to 1,929 households last month.

2. Socks: New or gently used cotton socks for our soup kitchen guests. 

3. Hams: for a special meal on Christmas Eve morning.Did you know? We serve 600 - 800 plates every morning.

4. Monthly Pledges on our new Monthly Giving Program. You can now set a recurring donation (any amount!) to be automatically donated each month. Every dollar counts.

5. Cargo Van: New or used in good condition. For our kitchen and pantry staff to pick up moderate-sized food orders. Such as: Chevy City Express Cargo Van or GMC Savana Cargo Van. A new cargo van will cost approximately $25,000 to purchase. 

To donate or learn more, contact Director of Development Hallie Green at or 918.359.9043

P.S. There is still time to make your end of year contribution.  You can donate by mail, phone or online (501 S Cincinnati Ave., Tulsa, OK 74103 ; 918.359.9043;





May your holiday season be merry and bright!
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