In celebration of the anticipated holiday season, the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation hosted its 20th Annual Turkey Giveaway, Saturday, November 19th at the Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School to help East Los Angeles families celebrate Thanksgiving this year by distributing over 700 turkeys, treats and thanksgiving fixings to over 1,000 people.
Golden Boy Promotions fighters, Vyacheslav “Lion Heart-Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy, Carlos “The Solution” Morales, Jason “El Animal” Quigley, Ronny Rios, Ryan “Kingry” Garcia, Joet Gonzalez and Jousce Gonzalez were all on site to help distribute food to the families in attendance.
“Golden Boy Promotions is very proud to be giving back to the East Los Angeles community during this holiday season,” said Robert Gasparri, Chief Operating Officer of Golden Boy Promotions and Director of the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation. “We think it is wonderful we have been hosting this event for twenty years and look forward to many more years to come.”
In 1995, Chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya started his honorable Oscar De La Hoya Foundation to help improve the quality of life for the community in his hometown of East Los Angeles. Today, with the help many partners, the foundation serves thousands of people annually. The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation supports the Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School, the Cecilia Gonzalez De La Hoya Cancer Center and the Oscar De La Hoya Labor and Delivery Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (both located at White Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles) in addition to various after school programs that promotes positive lives, and protect youth from the circumstances of gang violence, juvenile delinquency and substance abuse.
The event was made possible by the sponsorship of Guerrero and Mission Foods, Tampico, Coca-Cola, 4 Earth Farms, and Bonert’s Pies.