Milestones

November 2006—White Fields becomes a place to call home to its first resident by opening with one level of care on campus (D+), which provides 24 hour supervision.

February 2007—The Journal Record honors White Fields with an Innovator Award.

January 2008—White Fields opens a second level of care (C Cottage), to reintegrate the boys back into a family setting.

November 2008—The Association of Fundraising Professionals presented Co-Founder Tom Ward with the Outstanding Philanthropist Award for his support of White Fields.

November 2010—White Fields opens its third level of care (specialized community home) which enables the campus to increase the number of children served.

April 2012—White Fields is approved to serve as an emergency overflow shelter for the Pauline Mayer Shelter by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, which allows us to care for sibling groups who have been removed from unfit homes. This adds four levels of care to the White Fields’ campus.

April 2012—the United States Department of Health and Human Services recognized Co-Founder Tom Ward with the Commissioner’s Award for outstanding leadership and service in the promotion of child abuse and neglect.

May 2012—White Fields opened a state of the art education center thanks to the generosity of the George Kaiser Family Foundation and Inasmuch Foundation.

July 2012—White Fields increases the number of children it serves to 30.

November 2012—White Fields opens a foster home, making it the only campus of its kind in the entire state to offer five levels of care in one place.

March 2013—White Fields establishes endowment fund through the Oklahoma City Community Foundation thanks to the generosity of the Kirkpatrick Family Fund.

May 2013—White Fields celebrated its first high school graduate who has been with us since we opened.

November 2013—White Fields broke ground on its third foster home thanks to the generosity of Impact Oklahoma.

May 2014–White Fields celebrates two high school graduates. One entered college and the other joined the United States Marine Corps.

May 2015–White Fields celebrates one high school graduate. He enrolled at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma.

October 2015– University of Oklahoma Department of Pediatrics honors White Fields with the Community Partner Award.

March 2016–White Fields watched as the Bond Family adopted one of our boys who grew up on campus. He has found his forever home!

May 2016–Celebrated another two high school graduates. Both plan to attend University of Central Oklahoma during Fall 2016.