THE GOVERNOR OF OKLAHOMA MARY FALLIN PRESENTS JIM DILLON WITH THE GOVERNOR'S COMMENDATION

The Governor of Oklahoma Mary Fallin has awarded Jim Dillon with the Governor's Commendation in recognition of Jim's extraordinary dedication and generosity above and beyond sacrifice of self in making a difference in the lives of Oklahomans who have been devastated by disasters.

 

For over 20 years the Dillon Foundation has been helping Oklahomans who have suffered tremendous loses.

 

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      Jim Dillon and Governor Mary Fallin
   

Governor Mary Fallin
and Jim Dillon

 

Oklahoma City Memorial Oklahoma City Memorial      

20TH ANNIVERSARY OKLAHOMA CITY REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

The Dillon Foundation was in Oklahoma City on April 20th, 2015 to honor and remembers all the men and women, mothers and children, born and unborn, who were lost at 9:02 a.m. on April 19, 1995.

 

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OKLAHOMA CITY - HEARTHLAND CHILD DAY CARE CENTER

(News Media Video)

  

Jim Dillon (Dillon Foundation's founder) is being recognized for making the difference in the lives of kids. His contributions helped rebuilding the Hearthland Child Daycare Center that was destroyed during the infamous bombing, a project he started with the Downtown Oklahoma City YMCA and Lieutenant Governor Mary Fallin who was also present at the ceremony.

    

Click to watch the video/news from KOKH TV Oklahoma City

MISSION STATEMENT

"Ensure that children never lose their hope, by taking an interest in them today. Support humanitarian projects that aid those in need, particularly children / families, in the United States, Baja California, Mexico, and Central America".

 

 

MontanaHISTORY

The Dillon Foundation established in 1990, was the creation of Jim Dillon, President and CEO of Dillon Telephone Company, Inc. The primary source of funding for the Dillon Foundation in the first eight years was the Dillon Telephone Company, Inc. Since the sale of Dillon Telephone Company in 1998. The Dillon Foundation has been funded by donations from private individuals. Since the 1970's Jim Dillon has helped to support families and youth in need throughout Mexico and the United States. The Dillon Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) California nonprofit public benefit corporation.

 
ACKNOWLEDGMENT:

The Dillon Foundation would like to acknowledge these "Special Team Players" who have helped us over the years:

  

Lesley Sargent   The Canine Interaction Program
Mary Fallin   Oklahoma's State Governor
Dustin Briquelet   Dillon Foundation Board Member
Alicia Briquelet   Dillon Foundation Board Member
Bruce Binkowski   Executive Director / Holiday Bowl - Poinsettia Bowl
Jim Tulumello   San Diego Police Department (Retired)
Ed Coffer Retired USMC
Daniel & Cesar   Webpublishing.com
      

 

The Good Person Award

The first "Good Person Award" was awarded this year to 4 senior students from Jefferson High School in Boulder MT to help offset the cost of their college education.

 

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      Jefferson High School logo
   

First Annual Good Person Award, 2015

 

Dillon Foundation Helps Out The Kids Dillon Foundation helps children
when temperatures hit record lows
     

DILLON FOUNDATION HELPS OUT THE KIDS

With some of the highest snowfall in over thirty years, combined with a record number of days with below zero temperatures, the Dillon Foundation is helping out.

 

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YMCA RECOGNIZES 20 YEARS OF SUPPORT

The YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City has awarded the Dillon Foundation a flag in recognition of its 20 years of continuous support.
 

The Dillon Foundation has made a difference in the life of a countless number of children, some of whom are now adults.

 

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      YMCA Recognizes 18 Years of Support
   

YMCA & the Dillon Foundation

 

Cecil Williams and his dog      

CECIL WILLIAMS WILL KEEP HIS GUIDE DOG

The Dillon Foundation steps in with other donors to help Cecil Williams keep his guide dog.

 

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Cecil Williams and his dog    

 

 

MOORE TORNADO 2013 - OKLAHOMA

The 2013 Moore tornado was an EF5 tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma, and adjacent areas on the afternoon of May 20, 2013, with peak winds estimated at 210 miles per hour (340 km/h), killing 23 people...

 

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      Jim Dillon with Tammy Wright and Governor Mary Fallin
   

Jim Dillon with Tammy Wright and
Governor Mary Fallin

 

Camp Child - YMCA Helena, MT      

CAMP CHILD - YMCA HELENA, MT

The Dillon Foundation is a proud sponsor of the YMCA of Helena, Montana. Thanks to our donations, various children have been able to attend Camp Child.

 

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Camp Child    

 

 

THE CHAD PERRY FOUNDATION

The Dillon Foundation honors the memory of officer Chad Perry.

 

The Chad Perry foundation was established to provide assistance to Oklahoma first responders who have suffered spinal cord or permanently disabling injuries in the line of duty and to conduct community educational programs and inform citizens about crime and officer safety...

 

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      Officer Chad Perry
   

Officer Chad Perry

 

Shadow, Lucas and Buddy      

CANINE INTERACTION PROGRAM

The Canine Interaction Program was under the direction of Executive Director Lesley Sargent. Over the years, Lesley along with Buddy, Lucas, Shadow and Woody visited hundreds of different facilities.

 

View Pictures of Buddy, Lucas, Shadow and Woody

Shadow, Lucas & Buddy    

 

 

FLY WITH THE ANGELS INTERACTION PROGRAM

 

View Pictures of Sparky, Boykins and Mr. Hawkins

 
      Mr. Hawkins and Sparky
     

Mr. Hawkins & Sparky 

 

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