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Phone: 405-605-8020
3636 NW 51st St
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma 73112
USA
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Geographic areas served: Other Options serves the 405-580 area code

Programs: Friends Food Pantry

The primary program at Other Options is the Friends Food Pantry which provides nutrient dense food, nutrition formula, and toiletries to over 1,064 adults and children able to shop weekly. It is estimated that Other Options provides 21 meals(7 breakfast, 7 lunch, 7 dinners) per client number. These men, women, and children are living below the poverty level. At least one member of the family lives with HIV or AIDS. The Food pantry shoppers are pre-qualified by other agencies in the HIV and AIDS fields. The majority of our food is purchased with grant funds at a bulk rate from the Oklahoma Regional Food Bank. Hours of operation are Monday 4-6pm and Saturday 10am-Noon.


Home Delivery Program

A delivery program for homebound and bedfast individuals/families that provides food baskets and easy to prepare meals is also in place at Other Options. Currently, Other Options provides home deliveries to those individuals unable to shop at the Friends Food Pantry because their illness keeps them homebound. Without the ability to provide home deliveries and transportation to the Friends Food Pantry, many of these adults and children would go without proper food supplements. Home deliveries are made on Monday morning.

Nutritional Supplement/Vitamin Program

Other Options, clients can apply to receive a weekly supply of nutritional supplement at no cost, they must have a doctors referral to receive supplement. Other Options carries a variety: Ensure, Boost, Nutren, Jevity and Glucerna. Other Options, also keeps on hand prenatal vitamins and a complete vitamin. Other Options tries our best to meet their nutritional needs.

The HOPWA Program

The HOPWA Program was established by HUD to address the specific needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families. HOPWA makes grants to local communities, States, and nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit low income persons medically diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and their families.


Humanitarian Medication Program

Other Options, Inc. an Oklahoma City-based AIDS organization joined Dr. Anderson’s need to provide donated medications to varies clinics. Other Options, Inc. acts as the channel for the Program in the US. Medications are sent to our office from many areas in the US and Canada. When the medications arrive they are carefully checked by health professionals, sorted, inventoried, packed and then shipped out to over 12 different countries. Donated medicine has played a vital role in the health of many individuals.

Mission:
Other Options, Inc.
Friends Food Pantry
Mission Statement
Our mission statement is focused on non-discriminating, compassionate care to those in need.
The purpose of Other Options, Inc. is to provide food, resources, services, and education to at-risk individuals and families with a focus on those affected by HIV and AIDS.
The primary program at Other Options is the Friends Food Pantry which provides nutrient dense food, nutrition formula, and toiletries to over 1,200 adults and children able to shop monthly. A delivery program for homebound and bedfast individuals/families that provides food baskets and easy to prepare meals is also in place at Other Options.
Other Options, Inc
3636 NW 51st St
OKC, OK 73112
405-605-8020
405-948-6531 fax
Mary Arbuckle Director
crspromo@coxinet.net
www.otheroptionsokc.org
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06/26/14
I'm writing in response to the awful mean and untrue Donna has said. I was one of the people (volunteers) that was there helping her bother out. for one point he was going to just leave the mower in the front yard, we moved and packed in the middle od the summer heat because he needed help, no ... more »
04/23/14
I'm writing on behalf of my brother. Don't get me wrong, the food bank is great for people that need help. But Mary Arbuckle is another thing. She cheated my brother out of $275.00 dollars. On a riding lawn mower that we just got out of repair shop before she bought it. She was suppose to pay him... more »
11/29/12
Mary Arbuckle is an awesome giving cowgirl who knows that people need food and services more than a sermon. She knows that for service providers it is better to listen than preach. I've seen her do extraordinary things in terms of fundraising. Even people just passing through Oklahoma have ... more »
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