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 For over a month, over 500,000 federal employees and contractors have worked without pay or have been furloughed during the partial, federal shutdown. Unable to be paid, families in our community are in need of your help. In the spirit of charity, we’re calling on you to help your neighbors, as they continue to work for and serve our country.

I'm a federal employee/contractor.

We're ready to help you! Thanks to your friends and neighbors in Collinsville we're able to offer assistance in the form of gas cards or grocery cards, funds-permitting.

In order to qualify, you must be able to supply the following:

  1. A valid, government-agency ID or proof of employment.

  2. Proof of Oklahoma residency.

That's it! Once you notify us, below, we'll reach out to you and let you know when assistance can be picked up.

I want to help.

Thank you for your help! Even a $5 gift can go a long way towards helping the thousands of families affected and those in our community.

Shutdown Help is a collective-effort of several churches in the Collinsville-area. Online giving and in-person options are available. More information below:

Online Giving:

If you're ready to help families now, click the button below, and you will be taken to a secure payment platform.

Note: This will take you to a page with a Saint Thérèse Catholic Church heading. Their church is hosting our payment platform. All funds given through the link above will only go towards helping federal families affected by the shutdown.

In-Person Giving:

Contact our project coordinator Jake Brillhart for specific information.

Corporate/Major Giving:

If you are business or organization giving, or would like to make a major gift, please reach out to our project coordinator Jake Brillhart to help make the most of your gift.

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 The Shutdown Help initiative is a non-partisan and non-sectarian effort. Assistance is given without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or political affiliation.

All contributions and assistance requests are kept confidential unless requested.

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General Inquiries:

(918) 371-2704

1007 N. 19th Street, Collinsville, OK, 74021

Media/Press Inquiries:

Jake Brillhart

(918) 371-2704

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