Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

QUICK FACTS ABOUT CENTENARIANS OF OKLAHOMA

  • Non-Profit organization that is over 30 years old
  • Has honored approximately over 2600 (and counting) individuals in the state of Oklahoma
  • Currently, there are about 275 living Centenarians in Oklahoma
  • This is the only such program in the United States

WHERE AND HOW IS MY LOVED ONE CELEBRATED?

Our volunteers cover the entire state of Oklahoma to honor these Special Seniors. We will present the Centenarian with:

  • A Centenarian of Oklahoma Certificate
  • A “Golden Okie” pin
  • A biographical sketch

Additionally each year, the centenarian will receive:

  • A card on their birthday
  • A Christmas card
  • A small remembrance item

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

There are no dues, fees, or costs for the honoree or their family.


WHAT ARE THE NUMBER OF INDUCTIONS OF CENTENARIANS EACH YEAR?

We show an average of celebrating 62 centenarians annually over an 15 year period. However, our annual centenarian inductions continue to rise with each year.

YEAR – NO. OF INDUCTIONS


WHAT ARE THE TOP CHALLENGES FACED BY CENTENARIANS OF OKLAHOMA?

  • Finding those nearing the age of 100
  • Gathering biographical information
  • Obtaining funding for postage, mileage and material costs

OUR SUCCESS IS MADE POSSIBLE WITH THE SUPPORT OF OUR DONORS…

The work performed through the Centenarians of Oklahoma could not happen without generous supporters like you.

We operate by volunteers and donations while providing this special honor to our “Golden Okies”.

Thank you for your continued support.