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At Cupid Intimates, we value the communities that host our facilities and serve as hometowns for many of our employees. We believe we have the responsibility to do what we can to be a good corporate citizen and give back to the local areas that have supported our operations over many years.

Here are some examples of our efforts:

Manufacturing Facility - Masaya, Nicaragua
  • We partnered with the Mayor of Masaya, teachers, and parents of students to help address the needs of the "Brothers of Japan" School. (2008-2010)
  • We cleaned and painted interior and exterior walls.
  • We donated paint to the Health Center of Masaya. (2013)
  • We donated a net for a soccer field at a local park in Nindirí. (2013)


We replaced chalkboards and installed whiteboards.


We installed landscaping and painted playground equipment.




We installed a soccer field and water fountain.


We coordinated book donations to stock the school's library.


We cleaned and painted the exterior walls of "El Portillio," a school in Nindirí, Nicaragua. (2010)


We've purchased equipment and uniforms for various youth and adult Nindirí, Nicaragua community soccer, baseball, and basketball teams.


We’ve also donated books to an elementary school in Nindirí.


We’re helping address the educational needs of the Andrés Castro School, and its 247 students, in Nindirí. (2012 - 2013)


We’ve renovated the kitchen, restrooms, and dining area, and added a storage room for the kitchen.


We’ve replaced old chalkboards with new whiteboards.


We’ve provided a scholarship for the school’s best student.


We’ve donated books to the school library and furniture for the school’s classrooms and offices.


We’ve facilitated teacher training for emergency preparedness, and donated a first aid kit.



Operational Headquarters and Distribution Center – Blackwell, Oklahoma


We donated money for the creation of a community softball complex for the city of Blackwell. (2004-2009)


We donated money, and worked with the community, to refurbish and
re-open Blackwell's community pool. (2003)


We've also made financial contributions to the following Blackwell-area athletic organizations:

  • Blackwell Maroons Baseball (for uniforms and equipment for the 7th and 8th grade community teams)
  • Blackwell Home Run Club (for supplies and equipment for high school baseball team)
  • Blackwell Middle School and High School Track Teams
  • Braman High School Athletics - Braman, Oklahoma
  • Blackwell Middle School and High School Cheerleading
  • Blackwell Quarterback Club (funds Blackwell 7th – 12th grade teams' out-of-town expenses)
  • Tonkawa Softball – Tonkawa, Oklahoma (for improvements to the high school softball field)
  • Blackwell Youth Bowling (for educational scholarships)
  • Blackwell Kindergarten – 12th Grade Wrestling Teams (for travel expenses and new equipment)
  • TNT All-Stars (for community cheerleading competition expenses and uniforms) 
  • Blackwell Softball Association (men's community softball league)
  • Special Olympics - Oklahoma
  • Arkansas City High School Dance Line – Arkansas City, Kansas

We donated paint, supplies, and additional funds to the Blackwell Youth Center for renovations.


We've also made financial contributions to the following Blackwell-area youth organizations and events:

  • Kay County 4-H Club – Kay County, Oklahoma
  • Blackwell Easter Egg Hunt
  • Christmas for Kids (provides presents for underprivileged children)
  • Blackwell Community Halloween Carnival
  • Braman Youth Association
  • Kay County Boy Scouts
  • Kay County United Way
  • Kay County Shrine Club

We've also made financial contributions to other Blackwell-area community groups:

  • Blackwell Leadership (provides adult leadership training)
  • Boy's State (American Legion program that teaches youth about citizenship, leadership, and the operation of state government)
  • Blackwell Elks Lodge (for scholarships, and youth baseball and softball team expenses)
  • Ponca City Lions Club – Ponca City, Oklahoma
  • Billings Community Club -Billlings, Oklahoma (for Future Farmers of America and 4-H activities)

We've also made financial contributions to Blackwell-area arts programs:

  • Blackwell High School Music Boosters
  • ReACT Theater Group (a community theater organization)
  • Oklahoma City Philharmonic (funding for a local performance)

We've also made financial contributions to Blackwell-area law-enforcement organizations:

  • Law Publication Magazine (promotes drug-use-prevention education)
  • National Child Safety Council (for drug-awareness materials distributed by local police departments)
  • Blackwell Police Department
  • Tonkawa Police Department


We make annual donations to the Blackwell School Foundation's "Bell Ringer" endowment which helps fund general school expenses and "Outstanding Teacher" grants. (1989-present)



We award two college scholarships annually to
Blackwell High School seniors. (2003- present)



We donated paper and school supplies to the teachers of
Blackwell's public schools. (2011)

We spearheaded a community effort to raise money for software that allows teachers and parents to communicate about student academic
progress and attendance. (2006)

We donated 100,000 yards of fabric to the
Oklahoma Family and Consumer Sciences Program. (2009)



We've also made financial contributions to the following school programs:

  • Tonkawa Education Foundation
  • Blackwell High School After-Prom Activities
  • Braman High School After-Prom Activities
  • Tonkawa High School After-Prom Activities
  • Blackwell High School  Yearbook
  • Braman High School Yearbook

We donated money, and spearheaded community efforts, to keep Blackwell's hospital operational. (1980s)


Each year, we donate money, company facilities, time, and resources to the Blackwell-Tonkawa Relay for Life, an annual fundraiser for cancer research. (1998 – Present)

In addition, we donate a panty to every participant at the Relay for a themed “Southwest Cupid Panty Lap.”




For the 2010-2011 fundraising year, the American Cancer Society recognized our Southwest Cupid Relay-for-Life team for having placed 15th (out of 1600 teams) in the state of Oklahoma for the amount of money raised. Given the small size of our surrounding communities, we're very proud of this achievement.

For the 2011–2012 fundraising year, our Southwest Cupid Relay-for-Life team raised more money than it had ever raised in any previous year.



We host and facilitate blood drives at our facility four times per year. (2004-present)

We've also made financial contributions to other healthcare-related organizations and causes:

  • Integris Hospital Foundation
  • Hospice of North Central Oklahoma
  • Via Christi Medical Center Heart Walk (presently the Ponca City Medical Center) - Ponca City, Oklahoma
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • American Heart Association

We host and facilitate blood drives at our facility four times per year. (2004-present)


We've also made financial contributions to other healthcare-related organizations and causes:

  • Integris Hospital Foundation
  • Hospice of North Central Oklahoma
  • Via Christi Medical Center Heart Walk (presently the Ponca City Medical Center) - Ponca City, Oklahoma
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • American Heart Association

We donated money to the Braman, Oklahoma Volunteer Fire Department to help it purchase a 1250 gallon water tank for use on its Grass Fire Truck. (2012)

We’ll be donating funds to help the non-profit Hospice of North Central Oklahoma renovate its building. (2012, 2013, and 2014)

We donated fabric to Oklahoma Home and Community Education, Inc. to be used in sewing projects. The fabric was used to make handkerchief dolls for children receiving immunizations, as well as head scarves for cancer patients. (2013)

Design Studio - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
We donate our employees' company time to mentor college students in Pennsylvania.

We hold a yearly holiday raffle, the proceeds of which are donated to various charities chosen by our employees. These have included the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Forgotten Felines, and the USO.

We matched our employees' financial contributions that were made to the Northampton County SPCA (presently The Center for Animal Health & Welfare). The money was used to buy food and supplies for animals. (2007, 2008)

We donated bras to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.


We donated money, and provided facilities, so that our employees could participate in a “Christmas in July” initiative overseen by Operation Shoebox, an organization which sends care packages and letters to American troops deployed overseas. Our design studio staff sewed Christmas stockings, filled them with snacks, toiletries, magazines, and other small but very welcomed comforts of home (that we all tend to take for granted), and sent them to troops serving our country in Afghanistan. (2012)

 


Corporate Headquarters and Showroom – New York City, New York
We donated money to the American Red Cross for recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. (2005)