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.
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, 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
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
910 Gloine, LLC
American Fidelity/AF International Bermuda
APN Healthcare, Inc
Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
Bishop David Konderla, Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulsa
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. #1038
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
Jim & Vicki Connelly
Jerry & Ann Schmitz
John & Sandy Michalick
Johnson’s of Kingfisher
Knights of Columbus Insurance – Pierce Agency
Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores
Mainer Ford of Okarche
McAfee and Taft
Mike & Judy Johnson
Most Rev. Paul S. Coakley, Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
Prosperity Bank – Central OK
Randy & Jamie Briscoe
Records-Johnston Family Foundation
Representative Mike Sanders
Rick Jones Buick GMC
Ron & Nancy Carel
Saint Ann Retirement Center
Sanders Funeral Service, Inc.
Short Grass Energy Partners
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