Hyundai Motor America Hosts Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway Helping Over 2,000 Families in the Orange County Community

Share Our Selves Will Receive Can-good, Non-perishable and Cash Donations from Hyundai to Assist Families in Need in the Orange County, CA Area


FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 – Hyundai Motor America announces it will donate 2,000 frozen turkeys to families in Orange County, California, in time for Thanksgiving. This donation is a part of the company’s ongoing mission to help build stronger communities.

“Hyundai Motor America is committed to giving back to the community and helping its neighbors during times of need,” said Zafar Brooks, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility. “This recent donation of 2,000 fresh frozen turkeys is a practical way to assist families in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. We are honored to partner with over 20 community based organizations in distributing the turkeys and other items to ensure they get to those who are in need. ”

As a part of this effort, Hyundai is conducting its annual food drive effort at its offices with its employees from November 6 until November 18th. The public can drop off can-goods and non-perishable items at one of 5 other drop-off locations in Fountain Valley:

  • The Fountain Valley Senior Center, 17967 Bushard St., Fountain Valley
  • Fountain Valley Recreation Center, 16500 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley
  • Fountain Valley City Hall Building, 10200 Slater Ave., Fountain Valley
  • The Fountain Valley Bowl, 17110 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley
  • Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce, 10055 Slater Ave #250, Fountain Valley

In addition, Hyundai headquarters employees are participating in a CANstruction project that will raise additional food donations. Teams of Hyundai employees will use their creativity and skills to building CANstruction structures using can-goods and non-perishable food items. Each project is expected to be built with 2,000 can-good items. The can-goods will be added to the overall food drive donation, which will all be donated to Share Our Selves, a non-profit organization that provides over 60,000 meals a year to Orange County residents.  The public is invited to join us by making a donation of can-goods at one of the above locations or directly to Share Our Selves.



Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 830 dealerships nationwide. All new Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes a 5-year/60,000-mile fully-transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance.


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