Western Heights Public Schools is proud of its district-wide food pantry and clothing closet programs located in the Resource Center, site of the old middle school. The district is the first in Central Oklahoma to offer a program like this district-wide. Working through the Regional Food Bank, 14 Foundation, and Associated Wholesale Grocers, Western Heights provides food supplements to students and families in need.
WHIRE stands for “Western Heights Implementing Resources Everywhere.” As a free food pantry and clothing closet, it was created to help families in the Western Heights Public Schools community. Resources are available to every person who lives in the district. Resources offered by the district are also not tied to any existing social service programs. At the beginning of the current school year, the WHIRE is located in the Resource Center at 8005 SW 44th on the west side across from the visitors side of the stadium. The WHIRE will soon being moving to its new facilities by the end of the school year. More information to come!
This program offers help with several types of services:
- Food Pantry
- Clothing closet
- Community Resources
Hours of operation:
Wednesdays, 9:00 – 2:30 or by appointment
For reminders, information, and upcoming events please check us out on Facebook at “Whire Whire”. For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (405) 261-6711.
Making the Connection
A free food pantry and clothing closet have been created to help families in the Western Heights Public Schools community. These resources are available to every person who lives in the district. The resources offered by the district are not tied to any existing social service program (including food stamps, Medicaid, or Social Security).