The 5th Annual Charity Angels Foundation Poker Tournament

 

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William D Jones MD

A self-employed physician in Oklahoma City, OK, William D. Jones holds an MD from Brown University in Providence, RI. He has operated his private practice since completing his residency training through the University of Oklahoma at Oklahoma City. Outside of the professional environment, William D. Jones, MD, sponsors multiple charitable initiatives including the Angel Foundation at SWAT.

The Angel Foundation at SWAT is supported by all the teams of the SWAT Academy – a baseball and softball facility in Oklahoma City, OK, that is dedicated to helping players reach their full potential in a positive training environment. With the help of SWAT representatives and community members, the Angel Foundation hosts a range of fund-raising events to create sports scholarships for players in need of financial assistance.

One of theses events, the 5th Annual Charity Angels Foundation Poker Tournament, took place on February 9 at the SWAT Academy’s Oklahoma City headquarters. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event went directly to kids who would otherwise be unable to afford to play the game that they love. Participants get the chance to win valuable prizes such trips to Las Vegas, Nevada, and Branson, Missouri.

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The Angel’s Foundation

William D Jones MD pic

William D Jones MD

William D. Jones, MD, of Oklahoma City, OK, specializes in occupational and preventive medicine. In addition to seeing patients and running his office, William D. Jones, MD, enjoys giving back to his community. One of the ways he does this is sponsorship of the SWAT Academy, which is a training facility for youth softball and baseball players. Dr. Jones also sponsors the Angel’s Foundation, a non-profit that provides financial support to families so that their children can participate in sports.

The Angel’s Foundation recognizes the important part that playing sports has on a child’s life. Participating in team sports can help a child gain important skills and knowledge for adulthood, and is a fun way to keep active. The Angel’s Foundation encourages its donors, mostly local business people, to remember the fun they had playing sports throughout their own childhood.

The SWAT teams also raise funds for the Angel’s Foundation through a variety of means, including selling hot dogs at their events. All profits go directly to the Foundation.

The Angel’s Foundation Helps Children in Need Play Sports

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Based in Oklahoma City, OK, William D. Jones, MD, specializes in occupational and preventive medicine. An active member of his Oklahoma City, OK, community, William D. Jones, MD, sponsors a number of local sports organizations, including the Angel’s Foundation.

Dedicated to ensuring all children have the opportunity to participate in sports, the Angel’s Foundation provides financial support to children and families who love playing sports, but are unable to due long-term or temporary hardship. The organization supports its mission over three steps. First, the Angel’s Foundation creates new relationships with individuals and organizations who agree with its passion. From there, the group finds donors willing to support its vision. Finally, the foundation carefully looks at every financial request to evaluate each applicant’s need for a scholarship.

All donations the Angel’s Foundation are tax deductible, and donors fall into one of three categories: Bronze for donations less than $50, Silver for donations between $51 and $1,000, and Gold for donations of $1,000 or more. Funds donated to the Angel’s Foundation go toward supporting families.