Oklahoma City has the fifth highest overall volunteer rate among the 51 largest cities in the U.S., as well as the second-highest number of volunteer hours per resident, among other high volunteer rankings. Why? This recent report by Volunteering in America explains that the same factors that make Oklahoma City a great place to live, like home ownership levels, short commutes, high education levels, low foreclosure rates and low unemployment, are also indicative of why Oklahoma City has such a high volunteer rate.
There are many organizations offering opportunities to volunteer in the community. These links represent but a fraction of the volunteer activity in OKC.