The Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation Grants $25,000 to Upward Transitions

OKLAHOMA CITY — Upward Transitions received a grant of $25,000 from The Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation that will be used for assisting clients with social services addressing poverty in Oklahoma County.

For over 95 years, Upward Transitions has touched the lives of Oklahomans in need. Upward Transitions’ mission is to prevent generational poverty through community collaboration, emergency relief and empowerment, therefore inspiring hope with families and individuals experiencing housing instability.

Upward Transitions’ CEO, Periann Pulliam shared, “We are so grateful and honored to receive this generous support from The Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation. This grant will allow us to continue making a meaningful impact on the lives of families and individuals who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless, through our community outreach program.”

The mission of The Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation is, “to lift our neighbors out of poverty by supporting housing and shelter resources, social services and basic human needs, mental health and indigent healthcare initiatives, and programs that empower and inspire community members to improve their lives.”

Upward Transitions is an Oklahoma County non-profit that serves families and individuals who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, or stranded by providing case management and stabilizing resources to help meet basic social needs.

To learn more about Upward Transitions, go to or contact Karla Stinnett, Interim Director of Development and Public Relations at 405-232-5507 or


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