Route 66 Gurney Tourney
The event raised $40,000 for Hospitality House of Tulsa, which provides support to more than 900 families each year that travel to Tulsa in medical crisis.
Gerald Ness-Hunkin, a team member for event sponsor GlobalHealth
Cold temperatures didn’t stop supporters of the Hospitality House of Tulsa on April 14, when approximately 200 people turned out for the organization’s Chapman Foundations Route 66 Gurney Turney fundraiser at the University of Tulsa. With the theme “Past Meets Future,” the event featured its namesake hospital bed racing, a car show, a kids’ zone, food trucks and a health fair.
The event raised $40,000 for Hospitality House of Tulsa, which provides home-like lodging, meals, prayer support and other services to more than 900 families each year that travel to Tulsa in medical crisis.
The winner of the gurney relay was TU’s Oxley College of Health Sciences team.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America also sponsored the event. CTCA team members were Annie Hancock, Katherine Anderson, Donna Parsons and Sierra Krielling.
Oral Roberts University nursing students operated the health fair. Pictured are Hannah Albanese, Alyssa Perez, Jeslin Edakkalloor, Daniel Terrill, Mariana Barreiro, Lauren Woodberry and Brittany Allen.