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Working Wonders

Project Elf is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization that works wonders for Tulsa schoolchildren in need of the basics most of us take for granted, such as clothes, shoes, school supplies, and personal hygiene products.

Project Elf is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization that works wonders for Tulsa schoolchildren in need of the basics most of us take for granted, such as clothes, shoes, school supplies, and personal hygiene products.

Know of a child or school in need? Can you donate an item and/or make a finaancial contribution? You’ll find a way to help on this site.

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Who Are Elves?

Elves are women and men who volunteer and/or donate essential items to Tulsa-area students in need. When specific needs come to our attention, Elves receive an email with a list.

Willing to be on our Elf distribution list? Simply provide your name and email address to begin receiving emails about ongoing needs. If you already have a new or gently used item on the list, or can shop for items, simply "raise your hand" and let us know through email how you can help.

Become an Elf
Become a Donor
Donate

Your donation to the Project Elf network will help fund basic items for Tulsa schoolchildren in need—clothes, school supplies, shoes, and even specially requested items.

We make it easy to help through a simple credit card donation. Using PayPal's secure payment services, we accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. We also welcome checks, which can be made out to Project Elf and mailed to P.O. Box 7107 S. Yale Ave., #123 Tulsa 74136

Corporate & Foundation Support

We have the support of several foundations and corporations, and we are grateful for their continuing commitment. There are many ways an organization or company can support Project Elf, such as sponsoring supply drives or partnering with us on community projects. If your organization is interested in supporting Project Elf, please contact Executive Director Terri Hozhabri at terri@projectelf.org or 918-810-9351.

Community Partners
Mentor Opportunities
Project Elf believes in mentoring as a means to improve outcomes. Our main mission is to provide for basic needs and nurture children, but we are also huge supporters of mentoring. Below are links to some mentoring opportunities in the community. We’d also be happy to talk to you about our own experiences with mentoring.
Group Efforts
Another way to participate in Project Elf is to sponsor a supply drive. Scout troops, church organizations, women’s clubs, office groups, and others have sponsored drives to collect everything from school supplies to winter coats. If your group is interested, please email us at info@projectelf.org.
Stories & Thank Yous
“The part I liked the most about the field trip was seeing the animals. There were actually some animals I never even knew existed. There were also animals I expected to see, like the elephants and monkeys and giraffes. I really enjoyed the trip, thank you Project Elf for paying for the trip.”
Hannah Vaughan
“I would like to say thank you so much for giving us the money to go to the zoo. Without the money we could not go at all. At the zoo, my group rode on the train, which was a lot of fun. We saw animals, and we ate a whole lot. Well, some of us did. One thing that I liked about the trip is that we got time away from school and no work. Also, we were with our friends. My favorite animals that we saw were the cheetahs. I loved their coats. Well I just want to say thank you and I hope we can do this again.”
Brooklyn Sampson
“Thank you for the backpack of goodies. I am doing a good job using all of my school supplies. Thank you for the books and my new tennis shoes. I hope you will select my school again! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!”
Kiara Moore
“Thank you for being my friend and Academy Central’s friend. I love the backpack you gave me. I use the crayons and pencils to do my homework. Thank you for my new tennis shoes and books. You are the best. Thank you.”
Ayzha Moore
“I want to thank you for my school supplies, new shoes, and backpack. They are awesome and it is truly appreciated. Thanks again.”
James Wilson
Items Needed
General items requested include school supplies (backpacks, pencils, paper, calculators) and children’s clothing. Please visit our “Items Needed” section to view our full list of specific needs.
Make a Request for Items
If you are employed by Tulsa or Union Public Schools or affiliated with a local social service agency and have a student in need, please contact us at .