Upward Transitions Receives Grant from Wegener Foundation

OKLAHOMA CITY — Upward Transitions received a grant of $5,000 from the Wegener Foundation that will be used for assisting clients with services addressing poverty in Oklahoma County.

For over 97 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 grant from the Wegener Foundation. This funding will assist Upward Transitions in providing services to help some of the most vulnerable citizens in our community. We truly appreciate their support of our mission.”

The Wegener Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for citizens of Central Oklahoma, through the support of youth and families, health and wellness, arts and humanities, and education.

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, visit or contact Karla Stinnett, Director of Development and Public Relations at 405-232-5507 or



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