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Cowboys for a Cause More than 100 chapter members participated in this year’s Cowboys for a Cause across the country. From backpack stuffing to flower planting, members gave back to their communities by volunteering at local charities. The Pittsburg County Chapter participated in their local charity Shared Blessing’s Backpack program by stuffing backpacks for students in need. “I think our younger legacies enjoyed it more than adults,” says Chapter President Janai Miller. “They usually don’t have a chance to get to do something that benefits so many others.” In Oklahoma City, the Chesapeake Energy Corporate Chapter joined forces with the Cavett Kids Foundation to serve children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. “As volunteers serving the community through various means, it is important to take a step back and help others to not only help them succeed, but to see how else we can improve the community around us,” says Chesapeake Chapter President Jon Nobles. The Orange County Chapter members participated in two CFAC events this year. Members volunteered at The Second Harvest Food Bank and prepared more than 350 crates of vegetables for distribution to local communities. At the second event, members assembled personal hygiene kits for local homeless shelters. Additional items such as cases of water and protein bars were also purchased. Other chapters that participated in this year’s CFAC events included Devon Energy, Houston, Southeast Idaho and Tulsa.

Houston Chapter members helped repair bicycles with Chain Reaction Ministries.

Chesapeake Energy Chapter members volunteered at Oklahoma City’s Cavett Kids Foundation.

Cowboys in Idaho Falls participated in their city’s Adopt-a-Flowerbed community beautification project.

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STATE Magazine Fall 2017  

STATE magazine is the official magazine of Oklahoma State University, America's Brightest Orange®

STATE Magazine Fall 2017  

STATE magazine is the official magazine of Oklahoma State University, America's Brightest Orange®