The Thunder Community Relations Department works to create programs and partnerships that make a positive impact on the greater Oklahoma City community. Our primary focus is on youth, with an emphasis on reading and literacy, health and fitness, and youth basketball.

Watch: Reading Timeout

Kenrich Williams takes a virtual Reading Timeout with "I Believe I Can" by Grace Byers.


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Watch: Reading Timeout

Kenrich Williams takes a virtual Reading Timeout with "I Believe I Can" by Grace Byers.
Mar 2, 2021  |  02:53

Black History Classroom Exchange

Reflecting on the Tulsa Race Massacre and the Chicago Race Riot
Mar 16, 2021  |  03:14

BHCC Winners Inspired Through Art

Black Heritage Creative Contest winners honored heroes through art.
Mar 11, 2021  |  03:00

T-H-U-N-D-E-R Spelling Bee

The Thunder hosted a regional spelling bee at Chesapeake Energy Arena over the weekend.
Mar 8, 2021  |  01:00

One Year Later: Lead

Whether is was to unlock new opportunities for black students across the state, fighting for social justice or spreading knowledge about the importance of voting, the Thunder led the state during a time like no other.
Mar 11, 2021  |  00:48

One Year Later: Engage

Thunder fans couldn't come to us as they once did, so we went to them.
Mar 9, 2021  |  00:55

One Year Later: Innovate

As the team made its way to Orlando to continue the season in the NBA Bubble, the safety and wellness of Oklahomans challenged us to pivot our priorities here at home.
Mar 9, 2021  |  01:00

One Year Later: Respond

From the very beginning, there was an immediate need in our community to help assist with the pandemic. The Thunder was able to jump into action by supporting and providing materials for much needed person protection equipment.
Mar 8, 2021  |  00:56

A Brand-New Bus!

These new wheels will help promote literacy all over Oklahoma by expanding its travel state-wide and equipped with upgraded features and technology!
Mar 6, 2021  |  00:58

Homemade: Black-Owned Businesses Inspire OKC

A glimpse of how Black-owned businesses thrive and inspire in OKC.
Feb 12, 2021  |  05:15

Black Excellence Through HBCUs

Members of Langston University and the Thunder talk about how HBCUs matter.
Feb 9, 2021  |  04:22

Thunder, Prairie Wolf Deliver Hand Sanitizers

The Thunder and Prairie Wolf Spirits teamed up to donate hand sanitizers to a local United Way.
Oct 1, 2020  |  00:34

Kids Zone Winner

Jan 12, 2021  |  00:45

SGA With a TEEM Surprise

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander helped brighten the holiday by surprising a few kids from TEEM.
Dec 24, 2020  |  02:27

Filling Christmas Wishes

The Thunder, in partnership with Devon Energy and Citizens Caring for Children, donated approximately 500 gifts to children in foster care for the holiday season.
Dec 24, 2020  |  02:24

Thunder Kicks Off Jr. NBA Week with Youth Clinic

Coaches from the Thunder Youth Basketball program led kids from the Boys & Girls Club through a basketball clinic as part of the Jr. NBA program.
Oct 19, 2015  |  01:36

Arts Council 5k

Dec 14, 2020  |  00:38

Thanksgiving Dinners for Positive Tomorrows

The Thunder delivered Thanksgiving dinners and goodies for the students at Positive Tomorrows.
Nov 25, 2020  |  01:16

400 Thanksgiving Meals for OKC Families

The Thunder and Homeland dished out 400 Thanksgiving meals for families in the northeast community of Oklahoma City.
Nov 23, 2020  |  01:50

A Thanksgiving Tradition Continues

Different look, but the same beloved tradition, the Thunder hosted a Thanksgiving giveaway drive-thru.
Nov 18, 2020  |  01:31

Thunder Voices: Voting Matters

Listen to a discussion on the power of voting from within the Thunder family.
Oct 30, 2020  |  04:57

Thunder VOTE Roundtable

Thunder reporter Paris Lawson hosted a roundtable discussion with high school students on voting.
Oct 30, 2020  |  02:58

Thunder VOTE Spotlight: Voice for the Students

Melvin Mitchell, an OKCPS special education bus driver, talks about being an advocate for his students.
Oct 29, 2020  |  01:00

Thunder VOTE Spotlight: 'Take the Opportunity'

The Frenches encouraged others to exercise their freedom to vote and not to take it for granted.
Oct 29, 2020  |  00:44

Thunder VOTE Spotlight: 'Speak Up'

The Ramirez family became registered voters to let their voices be heard.
Oct 29, 2020  |  01:11

Thunder VOTE Spotlight: 'It's My Duty'

Isaac Hernandez became a U.S. citizen recently and now wants to do his part.
Oct 29, 2020  |  00:42

Thunder VOTE Spotlight: 'Make A Difference'

College student Morgan McMullin was inspired to get her entire softball team registered to vote.
Oct 29, 2020  |  01:07

Thunder VOTE Spotlight: 'Representing Family'

Heidy, Voto Latino Chair, talks about representing her family through voting.
Oct 29, 2020  |  01:00

Thunder VOTE Spotlight: 'Exercise Your Right'

Jabar Shumate on how the African-American community can be heard through voting.
Oct 29, 2020  |  01:12

Hispanic Heritage Month: Spreading Happiness

Get a taste of authentic Colombian cuisine as the Thunder spotlights El Fogón de Edgar in south OKC.
Oct 12, 2020  |  01:16

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