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On Christmas Eve 2013, Layla lost her oldest daughter Ashley. This difficult journey and her faith in Jesus, has given Layla the desire to help others see the hope. Therefore, Layla founded the 501c3 nonprofit Light of Hope (LOH) in 2015. LOH provided recovery and prevention programs to the community, assisting individuals and families faced with the struggles of substance misuse, addiction, life difficulties, and educating children through Light of Hope School & Community Drug Education programs.

This education program was created in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). In 2020 LOH was awarded the International DEA Community Drug Prevention Award for its incredible impact in the schools. Additionally, Light of Hope was awarded the "Non-Profit of the Year" in both 2019 & 2020.

Layla recently resigned from her nonprofit to follow God's calling. This new chapter of Layla's life is offering new opportunity to serve in a more personal level.

Layla Freeman, LLC. a chapter of new beginnings. 

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Layla Freeman is a wife, mother, friend, and encourager to all. She is a passionate disciple of Jesus Christ.  Layla has overcome a life of trauma and many difficulties of her own, sharing a powerful testimony of God's miracles and power of restoration. Layla is willing to speak to any audience and share her powerful lifelong personal testimony. 


In addition to the powerful testimony of Layla's life, she faced yet another journey.

On Christmas Eve 2013, Layla lost her oldest daughter Ashley. Ashley was only 23 years old. There is no greater pain than child loss. Layla attributes her ability to face each day, to the overwhelming love of Jesus, who carries her through. This very difficult journey has given Layla the desire to help those who are facing difficult times and to help people see the hope. Her love for helping others was the passion behind Light of Hope. Layla is the original Founder of this Non-Profit outreach ministry “Light of Hope” an outreach to help individuals and families who are struggling with substance abuse, addiction, and life difficulties. 

Layla was awarded the Non-Profit “Leading Lady” award of Rogers County in 2018. She was also voted #1 community volunteer “Best of Claremore” in both 2019 & 2020. 

On June 9, 2020, Layla Freeman was Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical National Registry, as well as recognized as an "Amazing Oklahoman" on October 2020.

Additionally, her non-profit Light of Hope was awarded the "Non-Profit of the Year" in 2019, 2020 & 2023, and is also the winner of the International 2020 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Community Drug Prevention Award.

Layla is also an author. Her first book publication, HOPE IN THE STRUGGLE, offers hope in the midst of dark times. Layla is also the author of the encouragement blog “Layla’s Light,” found on Facebook or on her website, She has been actively writing since 2001. Layla’s personal experience in the extreme difficulties of life gives her a deep understanding of brokenness. Therefore, Layla’s writing and passion behind her desire to help others is empowered by the truth of God’s unconditional love and forgiveness, and the hope we find in God’s promises. 

Layla is also a Business Owner/Vice President of Asset Industrial, Inc.

She and her husband, Randall, work together providing services necessary for the oil refinery industry. Layla works full time in this business as well.

She is also a respected Executive Committee Board Member, serving on the State Northeast Oklahoma Workforce Development Board. 

Layla is a public speaker and enjoys the opportunity to speak and present to groups, schools, churches, organizations, conferences, etc. She has a passion to bring God's love, hope, awareness, and education, to our society. She believes that working together, and collaboration with others is the key to healthy families and stronger communities.

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