IRTH Communications, a full-service provider of investor relations, financial marketing and strategic consulting services to high-growth small-cap companies, today announced a donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) of 10,000 face masks to Homeboy Industries.
Each year over 10,000 former gang members from across Los Angeles come through Homeboy Industries’ doors in an effort to make a positive change. They are welcomed into a community of mutual kinship, love, and a wide variety of services.
“As the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world, Homeboy Industries prides itself on providing support as people need to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community. With gang violence at an all-time high, it is without question that Homeboy Industries is the hope people need in order to stop the cycle,” commented Mr. Andrew Haag, Managing Partner of IRTH Communications. “Not only does Homeboy Industries serve our Los Angeles community in ways other organizations cannot, but the organization has a global presence looking to improve the lives of former gang members and previously incarcerated men and women. Through their onsite programs to providing mental health clinical services to those who need it the most, Homeboy Industries must be able continue to serve our community amid the pandemic and post-COVID-19. It is our hope that continuous donations such as PPE equipment will enable Homeboy to provide a beacon of hope to our community.”
“We thank IRTH Communications for their generous donation of face masks so that we can help to keep our staff and others safe during this pandemic,” commented Mr. Thomas Vozzo, CEO of Homeboy Industries.