Heart of Henry

Heart of Henry Benefiting Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless






Mr. Henry often asked “What else can I do?” and quietly made things happen.
That is the true Heart of Henry.
Sandra Lewis, Executive Director, Tulsa Day Center, Henry Zarrow, Judy Kishner, Peggy Dow Helmerich

Sandra Lewis, Executive Director, Tulsa Day Center, Henry Zarrow, Judy Kishner, Peggy Dow Helmerich at the inaugural Heart of Henry in 2013


Named for the compassionate heart of community philanthropist Henry Zarrow, The Heart of Henry features an annual banquet and award presentation to an individual who has dedicated his or her life to transforming the Tulsa community by helping others, inclusive of the Day Center. Mr. Henry dedicated his life to helping those less fortunate, and this event recognizes someone who shares the philanthropic vision that he embraced.


In 2016 we introduced the Katie Eller Youth Philanthropy Award, given to an individual or group who currently, or formerly, had an affinity for the Day Center at a young age. The inaugural award was given to its namesake, Katie Eller, who as a child raised more than $350,000 for the Tulsa Day Center through her Lemon-Aid movement.


Save the Date

February 10, 2018


2018 Heart of Henry Chair:


2017 Heart of Henry Chair:

Chip McElroy, McElroy Manufacturing


2017 Heart of Henry Award Recipient:

Dr. Gerard Clancy, University of Tulsa


2017 Katie Eller Youth Philanthropy Award Recipient:

Ms. Amy Coretz, University of Tulsa Student


Previous award recipients:

Heart of Henry Award:
2013 – Walt Helmerich
2014 – Chester Cadieux
2015 – President David Boren
2016 – Dave Hentschel

Katie Eller Youth Philanthropy Award:
2016 – Katie Eller


All proceeds from the Heart of Henry benefit the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless, and its success depends on sponsorships.
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