New Image Emergency Shelter for the Homeless Inc., recently hosted the third phase of its Back-To-School Giveaway. Collectively, over all three phases, New Image provided backpacks, school supplies, books, and a gift bag of treats to 212 students, ages pre-school to 18 years. The event was held at one of the program sites, with representatives in attendance from the L.A. Sentinel Newspaper, and Hyundai Motor America, who presented New Image with a $2,500.00 donation.
New Image has been in operation for more than 29 years having, provided services to over 2.9 million homeless Individuals and families with children.
Hyundai has a huge heart for charity, the company has awarded more than $145 million in grants through there Hyundai Hope on Wheels program where their mission is to support research into new drugs and treatments and help children.
The car company has big plans for this year’s Taste of Soul with a major car sweepstake, giving away a 2019 Hyundai Kona. The Hyundai “Sound Stage” will also return to 39th and Crenshaw at this year’s Taste of Soul with performances from some of the nation’s most popular R&B acts.