Laura Love Joins with Daughters to Donate $200,000 to United Way of Central Oklahoma COVID-19 Response Fund
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City resident Laura Love, together with her daughters, donated $200,000 to the United Way of Central Oklahoma COVID-19 Response Fund to help nonprofits meet increased community needs due to COVID-19. The fund supports partner agencies of United Way of Central Oklahoma, United Way of Logan County and United Way of Canadian County through emergency grants for direct client services and to ensure agencies have the capacity to serve more individuals and families seeking assistance during this time of crisis.
The daughter of Tom and Judy Love, Laura Love is a longtime donor to the United Way of Central Oklahoma and a member of the organization’s Tocqueville Society and Women’s Leadership Society.
“Giving back to our community is an important value to our family, and we’re proud of our daughter and granddaughters for taking action to help those facing hardships during this especially trying time,” said Judy Love, who also serves on the United Way of Central Oklahoma board.
The United Way of Central Oklahoma COVID-19 Response Fund supports a variety of agency services including ensuring that clients continue to have access to critical resources like child care, tutoring, mental telehealth and counseling, as well as providing assistance with rent, utilities, food, personal hygiene items and other basic necessities.
“We continue to be humbled by the overwhelming support of our loyal donors like the Love family,” United Way of Central Oklahoma President and CEO Debby Hampton said. “Their generosity has been crucial to ensuring that we can respond to our agencies expediently and efficiently during this time of crisis.”
Donations to the United Way of Central Oklahoma COVID-19 Response Fund may be made by texting COVIDOKC to 41444, online at www.unitedwayokc.org or by mail to United Way of Central Oklahoma, P.O. Box 248947, Oklahoma City, OK 73124-8947.
About United Way of Central Oklahoma
United Way of Central Oklahoma researches human needs within the communities of central Oklahoma and directs resources to accountable health and human services agencies to meet those needs by improving the health, safety, education and economic well-being of its most vulnerable citizens. For more information about United Way of Central Oklahoma, please visit www.unitedwayokc.org or call (405) 236-8441.