Gary Armbruster

Gary Armbruster has diligently volunteered for Positive Tomorrows, Oklahoma’s only elementary school specifically serving homeless children and their families, for the past three years. During this time, he has served on our Building Committee, guiding the process of building a new school to serve more homeless children from the big dreams of our teachers and staff to the technical drawings and donor presentation materials necessary for this dream to become reality. Without Gary’s constant guidance and support, Positive Tomorrows would not be confidently ready to begin a capital campaign to raise funds to build a school that will more than double the number of homeless students Positive Tomorrows can serve on any single day.

We are excited to continue working with Gary and his extraordinary staff at MA+. He is making the future of Oklahoma City’s homeless children brighter through a thoughtful design that meets the unique needs of these students and their families. From a clothing closet where children can receive new shoes or hygiene items, to a cafeteria where

In addition to his work with Positive Tomorrows, Gary also does volunteer work with Norman Public Schools, Mustang Public Schools, is a member of the Oklahoma Commission on School Security, conducts Tornado Damage Assessments, and gives educational seminars on school security at national conferences for the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE).

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