Oscar De La Hoya Makes $1 Million Donation To Hospital
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya donated a $1 million check to Adventist Health White Memorial Hospital in a special ceremony hosted by Chavelyta’s Pink Hood.
On “Pamper Me” day, tributes were given to people recently diagnosed, successfully treated, or lost their loved ones due to a disease.
The donation from the East Los Angeles native will result in a critical evolution of breast cancer services for the Boyle Heights community.
De La Hoya has been a long-term donor to the hospital, and several departments were named in his honor.
Some of the departments named in his honor are Cecilia González De La Hoya Cancer Center, the Oscar De La Hoya Labor & Delivery Center, and the Oscar De La Hoya Neonatal Intensive Care Center.
“Today, I am here to help provide funding for life-saving cancer treatments that are desperately needed by the women in our community,” De La Hoya said in the presentation at the “Pamper Me” ceremony.
“But just as importantly, I am here to send a message to those who, like me, have been so fortunate in our lives.
“My connection to breast cancer is well known, but I promise that every single person of means has a connection to an issue where those less fortunate are suffering.
“Today, as the city we live in faces a deep-rooted problem, it is time for all of us to step up and be counted.”