Upward Transitions Receives Grant from Robert A Parman Foundation

OKLAHOMA CITY — Upward Transitions received a $10,000 grant from the Robert A. Parman Foundation. The grant funds will be used for assisting clients with services addressing poverty in Oklahoma County.

For over 96 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 in families and individuals experiencing housing instability.

Upward Transitions’ CEO, Periann Pulliam shared, “We are so grateful to receive this generous grant from the Parman Foundation. This grant will help Upward Transitions continue to prevent and reduce homelessness in our community. We appreciate their continued support of our mission.”

The Robert A Parman Foundation is a private foundation in Oklahoma City, OK, which was founded in 1964.

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, Director of Development and Public Relations at 405-232-5507 or

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