Welcome to Oil Patch Kids
Oil Patch Kids is part of a heritage that is uniquely West Texas; a heritage that was built on compassion, generosity and community fellowship. Thanks to the generous West Texas spirit and the investments of hundreds of supporters, corporations and volunteers, thousands of young lives have been forever changed.
Since its founding in 1994, Oil Patch Kids has raised over $875,000 to support at-risk children, right here in the Permian Basin. Some of the children served have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect, while others are considered to be at-risk and may come from single parent and low income families. Oil Patch Kids provides these children with necessities and opportunities to give them hope and a chance for change. These opportunities would not be made possible without the unwavering support of the local oil and gas community.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead, An American Cultural Anthropologist (1901-1978)