Emergency Infant Services
|Founded||January 1, 1977|
|US$ $1,634,437 (2011)|
|Endowment||US$ $271,663.62 from the Tulsa Community Foundation|
|Slogan||Lifesaver for Little Ones|
EIS is a Tulsa charity that provides emergency support for families that are in crises or emergency situations with children aged less than six years of age due to incidents including unemployment or under-employment, illness or injury, spousal and/or child abandonment, and home losses due to natural disasters such as tornadoes, floods or fires.
To provide immediate access for needy parents, EIS does not require appointments, income qualification, or complex paperwork to be filled out.
Immediate and free services are provided for diapers & pull-ups, infant formula, children’s & maternity clothing, medications, hygiene items, linens, cribs and child safety seats. EIS also functions as a Tulsa food pantry for baby foods and toddler foods.
Emergency Infant Services provided more than 225,000 diapers, 250,000 pounds of food and 139,000 pounds of formula to area families during 2011.
Oklahoma non-profit Excellence Awards
Emergency Infant Services is a 2012 finalist for the Oklahoma non-profit Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Non-Profits, a nonprofit organization equipping and strengthening the Oklahoma nonprofit sector through training, consulting, advocacy, membership, networking and awards.
Champion of Children's Health
Emergency Infant Services was a 2011 Finalist for Champion of Children's Health, sponsored by The Champions of Health organization, a program that celebrates people and organizations that are making a positive impact on the health of Oklahoma citizens through innovative programs.
In 2012, Emergency Infant Services won the Champion of Children's Health award.
- "Emergency Infant Services Tulsa" (PDF). http://emergencyinfantservices.org/. Retrieved 2011-06-30. External link in