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De La Hoya Foundation hosts 20th annual turkey giveaway

Middleweight prospect Jason Quigley (flanked by light heavyweight contender Vyacheslav Shabranskyy) helps hand out turkey and fixings at the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation's 20th annual turkey giveaway on Nov. 19. Photo / Golden Boy Promotions

In celebration of the anticipated holiday season, the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation hosted its 20th Annual Turkey Giveaway on Saturday at the Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School to help East Los Angeles families celebrate Thanksgiving this year, distributing more than 700 turkeys, treats and thanksgiving fixings to over 1,000 people today.

Golden Boy Promotions fighters, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy, Carlos Morales, Jason Quigley, Ronny Rios, Ryan Garcia, Joet Gonzalez and Jousce Gonzalez were all on site to help distribute food to the families in attendance.

Joet Gonzalez helps out with the De La Hoya Foundation's annual turkey giveaway.

Joet Gonzalez helps out with the De La Hoya Foundation’s annual turkey giveaway.

“Golden Boy Promotions is very proud to be giving back to the East Los Angeles community during this holiday season,” Robert Gasparri, Chief Operating Officer of Golden Boy Promotions and Director of the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation, stated in a press release. “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, Golden Boy Chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya started his 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.