Presented by the Center of Family Love & Knights of Columbus


The Gift of Love Gala is the Center of Family Love’s largest fundraising event benefiting our residents who live with intellectual and physical disabilities. This Gala is one of Oklahoma City’s biggest and most anticipated events of the year! The evening will be filled with unrivaled auction items; entertainment inspired by Frank Sinatra, and the most incredible supporters at any Gala in the state! Grab your father and make this Father’s Day weekend one he’ll never forget.

Purchase Tickets $175

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This special annual event benefits the residents of the Center of Family Love


Since 2014, the Gift of Love Gala has raised over $1.5 million for our residents with disabilities.

2018 Event Honorees

Rev.Edward J. Slattery


Most Reverend Edward J. Slattery, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Tulsa, who will receive the organization’s Carol & Bill Brown Outstanding Community Ambassador Award.

Patricia Loosen


Patricia Loosen, co-founder of the Center of Family Love and long-time advocate for those with intellectual disabilities, will receive the Harold J. Wittrock Humanitarian Award.

2018 Gift of Love Gala Committee

Margie Avant
Sara Brown
Paula Cagigal
Natalie Carns
Vicki Connelly
Karen Kenworthy
Tish Milligan
Kathy Ryan
Vanessa Smith
Arlene Wheeler

Fundraising Committee

Margie Avant
Kitty Belden
Debra Brown
Sara Brown
Ray Dyer
Mike Fina
Dan Hogan
Tim O’Connor
Bob Rapp
Susie Rischard
Marianne Rooney
Kathy Ryan
Richard Schulte
Harold Wittrock
Kevin Wittrock

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We invite you to become a major contributor of our event and ask that you prayerfully consider a sponsorship. In doing so, you will receive seating and recognition for your generous gift. Most of all, your gift will change lives!

To find out what benefit you will receive, click on the + sign next to each level of sponsorship!

CLICK HERE to become a Sponsor!

LIVE AUCTION ITEMS

These are a few of the Live Auction Items you can only get at the

5th Annual Gift of Love Gala


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    One Romantic Weekend Getaway in Dallas

    The Historic Adolphus Hotel

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    Original Blessed Stanley Rother Painting

    By: Randy Friemels

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    Smoky Mountain Getaway Trip

    Georgia

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    Gentleman's Night

    Private Scotch & Cigar Tasting


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    The Switzerland Vacation of a Lifetime!

    Switzerland

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    ``MOTHER``

    By: Romero Britto

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    Walking in the Mediterranean Footsteps of St. Paul

    A Missionary Journey

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    Archbishop Coakley Italian Dinner & Wine Pairings

    Hosted by Danny & Jeannie Stith


SPONSORS



7-Eleven Stores
910 Gloine, LLC
American Fidelity/AF International Bermuda
Anonymous
APN Healthcare, Inc
Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
Beatrix Barr
Bishop David Konderla, Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulsa
BKD, LLP
Brown & Borelli
Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Tulsa
Catholic Foundation of OK
Christ the King Catholic Church
Columbus Corp.
Columbus Corp. #1038
Conexient
Dental Depot/Dr. Glenn Ashmore
Devon Energy Corporation
Diocese of Tulsa
Don & Shellie Greiner
First Bank of Okarche
First National Bank of Oklahoma
Gant & Shelly Lambertz
Inasmuch Foundation
Interbank
JASCO
Jim & Vicki Connelly
Jerry & Ann Schmitz
John & Sandy Michalick
Johnson’s of Kingfisher
Kathy Craft
Knights of Columbus Insurance – Pierce Agency

Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores
Lowe’s/Shaw Floors
Mainer Ford of Okarche
McAfee and Taft
Mercy
Mike & Judy Johnson
Most Rev. Paul S. Coakley, Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
Myers Roofing
NBC Oklahoma
Patricia Loosen
Pioneer Telephone
Prosperity Bank – Central OK
PwC
Randy & Jamie Briscoe
Records-Johnston Family Foundation
Representative Mike Sanders
Rick Jones Buick GMC
Ron & Nancy Carel
Saint Ann Retirement Center
Sally Minshall
Sanders Funeral Service, Inc.
Sequoyah Communications
Short Grass Energy Partners
SSM HealthCare
Sonic “Drive-In”, Okarche
St. John the Baptist
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Union City
St. Monica Catholic Church
The Ground Guys of Edmond
Tom Morris Enterprises
Wells Fargo Advisors/Avant – Kitty Belden
Wilcox & McGrath Agency
Wittrock Naberhaus Family Foundation

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