Oscar De La Hoya Foundation Hosts 20th Annual Holiday Toy Giveaway
OSCAR DE LA HOYA FOUNDATION HOSTS 20th ANNUAL
HOLIDAY TOY GIVEAWAY AT THE FORUM IN CITY OF INGLEWOOD
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LOS ANGELES (Dec. 17, 2016) - The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation kicked off this year's season of giving with its 20th Annual Holiday Toy Giveaway today at the "Fabulous" Forum in the City of Inglewood. Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, was joined by Golden Boy Promotions champion and rising star fighters to distribute toys to families from the East and South Los Angeles communities including Jorge Linares, WBC Diamond, WBA & Ring Magazine Lightweight World Champion; Abraham "Chamaco" Lopez, WBA-NABA Featherweight Champion; Zachary "Zungry" Ochoa, Super Lightweight prospect; Emilio Sanchez,Super Bantamweight prospect; Ivan "Striker" Delgado, Lightweight prospect; Jonathan "Thunder" Navarro, Lightweight Prospect; Edgar Valerio, Featherweight prospect; and Genaro "El Conde" Gamez,Super Featherweight prospect.
Families that received gifts were pre-selected in partnership with churches and organizations in the East and South LA communities. The toy giveaway preceded the "Final 1" fight before the retirement for former two-division world champion Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins (55-7 2, 32 KOs) who will face off against Joe Smith, Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) for the WBC International Light Heavyweight Championship tonight at the "Fabulous" Forum. The bout will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
ABOUT THE OSCAR DE LA HOYA FOUNDATION:
In 1995, Golden Boy Promotions Chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya started the 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 East 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 20th Annual Holiday Toy Giveaway was sponsored by the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation, Delori Products and Frito-Lay.