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News & Events

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2018 EVENT SCHEDULE

September 27-30, 2018              
"The Dish" College-Am and Schooner Fall Classic  
(visit
www.schoonerfallclassic.com for detailed information)

October 13, 2018

OK Kids Korral 5k and "A Mile in the Boots" Fun Run
Please join us and run the sanctioned 5k or walk "A Mile in the Boots" (literally, wear you boots!) to benefit OK Kids Korral. Register at okkidskorral5k.eventbrite.com.

December 9, 2018
OK Kids Korral Toy Ride
Santa isn't the only one who delivers presents and brings joy to children. Hundred of people have hopped on their motorcycles and delivered Christmas joy to children and their families battling cancer - and we'd love for you to join us! Email development@tobykeithfoundation.org to sign up.

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BLOGS ABOUT CANCER, WAYS TO HELP AND MORE
  • Ways to Raise Funds for the Korral

    on January 15, 2018

    The OK Kids Korral has been helping families for many years through the work of the Toby Keith Foundation. If you are interested in contributing to the Korral and want to help make a difference in the life of a child suffering from cancer, there are many ways you can do so. Read more to find out how you can help raise funds for the Korral! » Read More
  • The Best Foods For Children To Eat That Are Undergoing Chemotherapy

    on October 24, 2017

    Eating well is essential for children who are undergoing chemotherapy after a cancer diagnosis. By eating right, a child can feel better during treatment as well as deal with the side effects that coincide with chemotherapy. Children can lose their strength and feel weak as chemo is administered. With a healthy diet, the body remains strong which helps the child deal with side effects of chemotherapy. » Read More
  • Will You Walk a Mile in Their Boots to Support Kids Undergoing Cancer Treatment?

    on July 21, 2017

    For over three years, The Toby Keith Foundation has been welcoming guests to OK Kids Korral. The Korral is a place to call home during cancer treatments. Each family has their own story and their journey is often long and hard. So, to honor the children’s strength and support all the family members, we want to literally walk a mile in boots as we pay tribute to their cancer journey.

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  • Reasons to Accept Support When Your Child Has Cancer

    on May 9, 2017

    We know you still have a household to run and errands to perform, but let someone else do them for you. When you know your house is clean and your pantry full, you can focus your full attention on your child who needs you. As caretakers, we know how easy it is to let everything overrun our minds and make us feel stressed out. Take at least one stress off your shoulders by letting someone do the little stuff for you. » Read More
  • The Ways You Benefit From Giving Back

    on March 21, 2017

    At the Korral, we have many opportunities for you to give back. Whether you can spare a monetary donation; have a special skill to share; or just have time to help with everyday tasks, you are needed. We know everyone lives busy lives, but even just a little time or resources can make a tremendous difference in the lives of children with cancer. If you have ever thought about giving back, think of these benefits to help push you to help those in need.

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  • The Right Place to Stay During Your Child’s Treatment

    on January 12, 2017

    The families of children battling cancer often must travel to different states to bring their child to the right treatment facility. Traveling or moving to a new place during such a harrowing time can be difficult, taking great emotional and financial tolls on the child and his or her family.

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  • Why give to cancer support programs this season? Because this….

    on December 14, 2016

    We are already halfway through December, which means that holiday shopping is upon us. The spirit of giving is peaking across the world, and it’s a beautiful time of year for everyone. Although our families staying in the Korral – our home for children battling cancer – are doing their best to keep some sense of normalcy, circumstances understandably make it difficult at times. This is where we, and you as a compassionate community, come in. This is where you open your hearts and make the holidays even more special, not just for our Korral families, but for you, as well. » Read More
  • Three Cheers for You

    Juliet Bright on November 8, 2016

    In January, The Toby Keith Foundation's OK KIDS KORRAL will be celebrating 3 years of helping children with cancer and we want to thank every one of you for being a part of the Korral family.

    Over 200 pediatric cancer patients have stayed with us.  That means 7500 nights of cost-free lodging for families to help offset all the costs that come along with a cancer diagnosis.  OK Kids Korral gives our guests peace of mind knowing they will always have a welcoming home away from home full of people who know and care about their specific needs. » Read More
  • Wine Tasting Fundraiser Features Eight Celebrity Wines

    on September 30, 2016

    We are so thrilled to partner with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties for the first-year Wine of Fame event benefiting Oklahoma children with cancer. This evening of entertainment, fabulous food, and an attractive auction will be held inside the Riverwind Casino’s showroom on October 28th at 7pm.

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  • Movies Can Play a Big Role in Cancer Support Programs

    on August 17, 2016

    There is so much truth to that statement by Ms. Yatsonksy, and seemingly even more so with the kids at the Korral. Movies can not only enhance creativity and foster strong imaginations, but they aid in acclimation to new experiences. They can be great

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  • Specific Trades Are Always Needed at Our Home For Kids Battling Cancer

    on July 7, 2016

    Our mission, here, at the Korral, is not just to provide lodging for families of children battling cancer, but to make it » Read More
  • Sponsor Some Fun for one of the Top Children's Charities

    on June 21, 2016

    You know that we are one of the most dedicated children’s charities in the country and that we work hard to serve the families that are staying at our home for kids battling cancer, but the community, we believe, works just as hard to make sure that this place truly does » Read More
  • Most Used Items at our Home for Kids Battling Cancer

    on April 27, 2016

    We are so fortunate to be in a community with such giving hearts and generous spirits. This is evidenced by the many phone calls, emails, and social media messages from people wanting to know how to help support our home for kids battling cancer.

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  • Support the OK Kids Korral with Donations to The Toby Keith Foundation

    on March 14, 2016

    Many people want to support organizations that make a difference in the lives of others, but it’s not always easy to see exactly where » Read More
  • 3 Ways Children with Pediatric Cancer and Their Families Find a Shared Sense of Hope

    on February 26, 2016

    Feeling alone during times of need can compound the difficulties of illness.  Children need supportive surroundings when going through the challenges of cancer and their parents need a deep sense of understanding.  Having a home for families to live amongst each other promotes an additional

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  • Brighten Lives Through Simple Crafts

    on January 15, 2016

    `In our last post, we talked about resolutions and how you could make OK Kids Korral a part of those by giving the gift of your time. There are so many ways to donate your » Read More
  • The Tradition of Giving Back

    on December 31, 2015

    As we move swiftly into 2016, we, too, are thinking about what is in store for the upcoming year. Of course you have your strong and giving resolutions that you look set for yourself each year, but why not considering adding to that list, and give something to someone in need of a little extra “special”? Our families at the Korral are making a home away from home right now, as they go through treatment with their children fighting cancer. You could help make this time a little easier, a little more comfortable, perhaps, simply by sending some of your generosity their way.

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  • Teen Volunteers are Integral to Cancer Support Programs

    on October 21, 2015

    Shorter days and cooler weather are sure signs that summer is behind us, and as it always does, time will move us swiftly into the holiday season – the season of giving. Typically, in these next few months our thoughts are centered on

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  • Relaxation Techniques for Stressful Times - Part 2

    on October 9, 2015

    As noted in our last blog post, our focus right now is to not only provide » Read More
  • Relaxation Techniques During Stressful Times - Part 1

    on September 11, 2015

    Anytime someone in the family is ill, the stress level increases. One parent gets a bug, and the other is playing “single parent” for a few days. A grandparent falls ill, and suddenly weekends and evenings are spent caring » Read More
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