Robert A. Parman Foundation Grants $10,000 to Upward Transitions

Oklahoma City – Upward Transitions received a grant of $10,000 from the Robert A. Parman Foundation that will be used for assisting clients with services addressing poverty in Oklahoma County.

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.

Since 1925, Upward Transitions has touched the lives of Oklahomans in need. The organization’s mission is to prevent generational poverty through community collaboration, emergency relief and empowerment, therefore inspiring hope with their neighbors experiencing housing instability.

“We are so grateful to receive this generous grant from the Parman Foundation,” said Periann Pulliam, CEO of Upward Transitions. “We appreciate their continued support of our mission. 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.”

The Robert A. Parman Foundation is a benevolent, private foundation in Oklahoma City, founded in 1964. The foundation provides grants to social service organizations to make a positive impact by funding initiatives that benefit the community.

To learn more about Upward Transitions, go to or contact Conna Dewart, Development and Public Relations Manager at 405-232-5507 or


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