Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Gives $100,000 to United Way of Central Oklahoma COVID-19 Response Fund
OKLAHOMA CITY – Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores announced today the company will make a $100,000 donation to the United Way of Central Oklahoma COVID-19 Response Fund. The donation will be directed to United Way’s partner agencies that serve youth in central Oklahoma to address the needs of children that may arise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as food insecurity.
“We are so grateful for the dependable generosity of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores,” United Way of Central Oklahoma President and CEO Debby Hampton said. “The philanthropic leadership of the Love family is a true gift for our community during this time of crisis.”
The United Way of Central Oklahoma COVID-19 Response Fund is dedicated to increasing resilience among our most vulnerable individuals and families. The fund will support partner agencies of United Way of Central Oklahoma, United Way of Logan County and United Way of Canadian County. It will be used to address the needs of those individuals who are experiencing COVID-19-related hardship primarily due to temporary unemployment, lost income or unexpected expenses related and due to COVID-19.
“During these unprecedented times we appreciate organizations that step up to help our community like the United Way,” said Jenny Love Meyer, executive vice president and chief culture officer of Love’s. “We know that this time is especially trying for the youth in our community who depend on school resources daily. We want them to know that they are not alone, and their community is here to support them.”
Donations to the United Way of Central Oklahoma COVID-19 Response Fund may be made online 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.