The Children's Hospital Volunteers
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Wiggle Out Loud is Oklahoma City’s free, outdoor family music festival! We aim to get kids of all ages movin’ and groovin’ their way to healthier lives. Join us at the Myriad Gardens this year on Sunday, October 20th!

As we slide into our seventh year of Wiggle Out Loud, we are happy to host a lineup of great performers! Our headliner this year, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, will be joined by other greats such as Jazzy Ash and the Sugar Free Allstars, among others! Our festival also features activation stations that promote healthy, active and creative lifestyles and art experiences. Also adding to the fun are local vendors and a delicious selection of food trucks (with healthier options)!

BE A SPONSOR: Stay tuned for information on how you can become a sponsor! Encourage employees & friends to get involved with this amazing festival, too! Be Active. Be Healthy. Rock Out. WIGGLE OUT LOUD!

NEW THIS YEAR: We joined with Edwards and Cesar Chavez elementary schools on GoNoodle Plus active classroom programs and wellness events with Jabee and Raul Reyes. We’re hosting a Wiggle Out Loud preview night in collaboration with the Wheeler Summer Concert Series on Friday, July 19th.

IMPACT LIVES: Tens of thousands of community kids & families have joined us at Wiggle Out Loud—a free, safe event—while learning to be active, healthy & creative. Additionally, proceeds give thousands of kids at the hospital access to art, live music & Music Therapy programs. Starting this fall, we will bring professional artists in to collaborate on projects with the kids - and kick-off a full campaign to support Art Therapy, enhance our music/TV studio and film programs, and build new innovation and maker programs.  Art is healing & impactful to kids in the hospital:

- Not all but many kids have chronic illnesses which may keep them from community arts experiences
- 65-70% are low income, for whom cost, travel, access & time can be barriers to participation in the arts

Mark your calendars and spread the word to help us continue growing Wiggle Out Loud & creative arts programs of The Children’s Hospital Volunteers 501(c)3 charity—encouraging all kids to play, get moving, be creative, enjoy music & art, laugh & be healthy. For more, contact our Outreach Coordinator: Molly.Pattison@oumedicine.com.

The Children’s Hospital VOLUNTEERS is the charity partner for Wiggle Out Loud. Sponsors, discounted services, creative collaborations and donations allow the festival to be free for families and help The Children’s Hospital VOLUNTEERS offer creative arts programs that help kids feel like kids, instead of patients.

 
 
 
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Impacting Lives . wiggle out loud

Our next creative goal is to raise money to grow an Innovation Arts program & add an Art Therapist to the team.  Art is truly healing & impactful to kids in the hospital:

  • Not all but many kids have chronic illnesses which may keep them from community arts experiences

  • 65-70% are low income, for whom cost, travel, access & time can be barriers to participation in the arts

DONATE TO WIGGLE OUT LOUD

Since its origin in 2012, more than 25,000 community kids & families have joined us at Wiggle Out Loud — a free, safe event — learning to be active, healthy & creative. Additionally, proceeds have helped The Children’s Hospital VOLUNTEERS reach more than 30,000 kids & families with new creative arts programs, live music & a first-ever Music Therapy program. 

 

 
 
 

Be A Sponsor

Businesses and community organizations can join the fun!  Sponsor information for 2019 coming soon!

 

 

Donate Now

Help keep the festival free for families and help The Children's Hospital VOLUNTEERS offer creative arts programs that help kids feel like kids, instead of patients.  DONATE NOW

 

 
 
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WIGGLE OUT LOUD
A KOHL’S CARES OUTREACH PROGRAM

Wiggle Out Loud is supported in part through an outreach grant from Kohl’s Cares.  

For more than 15 years, Kohl’s has been a dedicated partner of The Children’s Hospital VOLUNTEERS.  Sales of $5 cause merchandise in all OKC metro Kohl’s stores supports local charities and local children’s hospitals making a difference for kids and families.  Each season, a cute collection of books and matching plush animals are all priced at $5 – and 100% of the net profit is donated to support children’s initiatives.  For Oklahoma City, this donation benefits The Children’s Hospital VOLUNTEERS and health, active lifestyle Wiggle Out Loud programs.

Spring 2018 books and plush feature bedtime classics:  Goodnight Moon, Good Night Little One, Sleep Tight Sleepy Bears & The Fish with the Deep-Sea Smile by Margaret Wise Brown; and My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish by Mo O’Hara

The Children’s Hospital VOLUNTEERS’ current 2018-2019 program goals include expanding the reach of the Wiggle Out Loud music festival into local elementary schools in order to promote active, healthy lifestyles.