Man speaking to youth
2017 Youth Career Expo(May 12, 2017)

D&J Empowerment Group was invited by Project G.A.I.N to participate in the 2017 Youth Expo. The expo provided information on potential education, volunteer and career opportunities for the local youth. D&J Co-Founder Durale Harper provided a very powerful and impactful speech. It helped empower those in attendance to strive for excellence and have a bigger purpose. 

back to school flyer

Back To School Bash(July 28th, 2017)

The Back To School Bash Committee  hosted their 2nd Annual Back to School Bash in Hugo, OK on July 28.
They provided backpacks and supplies to kids starting with elementary through high school. They had activities for the kids, food and more.

D&J Empowerment Group was part of the event doing a give away. Upcoming Seniors and those who just recently graduated submitted a 500 word essay to have the opportunity to win a laptop. Deadline for submissions was be July 21st.

The students who submitted essays and were chosen to win the 4 laptops were:





We want to say congratulations to the 4 winners and we hope that the laptops will help in your future educational endeavors 

Below you will see the flyer for the Laptop Giveaway. Essay questions and contact info was provided as shown

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Laptop Giveaway flyer
Thanksgiving meal flyer

2nd Annual 

Feast For A Family

(Nov 23, 2017)

D&J Empowerment group provided 6 Thanksgiving meals to families in need this past Thanksgiving. We want to thank those who donated. We will continue to be a pillar in the community and assist those who need help

DaSports Cave

Dec 10, 2017

We want to thank Da Sportz Cave for inviting us on their podcast. We were able to spread the word on our mission and our bike give away. Also talked a little sports too!

To watch the podcast click the link below

Christmas Bike Giveaway Flyer

D&J Empowerment Group is hosting its 3rd Annual Christmas Bike Giveaway

(Dec 25, 2017)

"Each day of our lives we make a deposit in the memory banks of our children. "

-Charles R. Swindoll

To D&J Empowerment Group, every kid matters and this Christmas that just pasted we were able to giveaway 52 bikes! It was truly a blessing to be able to give those bikes to kids in need. We met some incredible families and we hope the kids enjoy their bikes and that all of the families continue to be blessed this holiday season. 

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