LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The One for All (OFA) Scholarship Event, sponsored by Donald Goodman, President of Don Lee Farms, Andrea Goodman and Don Lee Farms, awarded exceptional Inglewood-based students with scholarships to continue their education.
OFA Scholarships are for high school students based in Los Angeles County who are continuing on to college. Requirements for the scholarships include a GPA of 3.0 or higher, letter of acceptance from the College or University that they plan to attend, letter of recommendation from their Principal, Counselor, or Teacher, a written essay, and the application form.
Over twenty-five students were presented with scholarships at the event attended by Donald and Andrea Goodman and Mayor James T. Butts.
“I want to personally congratulate the 2022 scholarship recipients,” said Donald Goodman, President, Don Lee Farms. “We’re so proud of all the hard work Mari has put into this organization and this annual event. We couldn’t not be happier with being able to support these students who have worked so hard to get to this point and their individual academic achievements that have made it possible for them to continue their education.”
About One for All (OFA):
OFA was established in 2003 by Mari Morales in response to the need to academically support the youth in Los Angeles County. Since its inception, OFA has focused on establishing programs that combine resources from all factions of the community in support of the academic advancement and empowerment of our youth.
About Donald Goodman:
Donald Goodman is the Founder and President of Don Lee Farms. In 2022, Mr. Goodman was named Los Angeles Business Journal's “Philanthropist of the Year.” The Los Angeles Regional Foodbank profiled Donald Goodman as “a visionary philanthropist who has been involved with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank for nearly 40 years.” They continued, “His company, Don Lee Farms, has been a food donor for nearly 40 years, donating millions of pounds of protein food and dairy items valued in the tens of millions of dollars.”
U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters presented Don Lee Farms and Donald Goodman a Congressional Certificate of Special Recognition for supporting scholarships to outstanding high school students in the City of Inglewood. Mr. Goodman was nominated for the Los Angeles Times CEO Leadership Award, an award for outstanding individuals who are impacting change.
About Don Lee Farms:
Established in California in 1982, Don Lee Farms is a family-owned producer of fresh and frozen foods for some of the world's most recognized and successful brands. Don Lee Farms makes plant-based and meat proteins in thousands of markets, clubs, foodservice and school foodservice locations. Consumer products and end items are sold at major retailers nationwide such as Costco Wholesale, Whole Foods Markets, Trader Joes, Kroger, Publix, HEB and Albertsons Companies under the Don Lee Farms label, private brands and under brands of their partners. For more information, visit www.DonLeeFarms.com or follow Don Lee Farms on Facebook and Twitter, @DonLeeFarms.