FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: June 1, 2018
From: Gang Alternatives Program (GAP)
Public & Governmental Affairs
309 W. Opp Street
Wilmington, CA 90744

Contact: Dimmery Davis
Tel: (310) 519-7233
Email: dimmerydavis@gangfree.org

Gang Alternatives Program (GAP)

Andeavor awards GAP $30,000.00 for Gangfree Life Program 

Wilmington, Calif. (June 1, 2018) – GAP is happy to announce that Andeavor is partnering with The Gang Alternatives Program (GAP) and a recipient of $30,000.00 to go towards supporting our vision to prevent young people from joining gangs.

Andeavor has been a proud sponsor to the Gang Alternatives Program (GAP) and hss been a long standing supporter of our community clean up and gangfree life programs Tesoro has also been a front runner in supporting GAP’s innovative Gangfree Life® programs and GAP is proud of our partnership with Tesoro to help keep the GAP vision alive by preventing our young people from joining gangs.

GAP provides a multi-service programs adopting the “Social-Ecological Model” which is based on the Center for Disease Control (CDC) four-level framework for designing prevention strategies. The Gang Alternatives Program has championed the advancement of over 6,000 children and 25,000 families per year in Los Angeles County by providing them with “best practice” approaches to violence prevention and reducing crime by changing the individual, the family, the community, and the cultural influences to eliminate the base of gang membership by having a generation of young people say “no” to gangs and “yes” to a positive lifestyle.

About Andeavor. Andeavor is one of the largest independent refiners and marketers of petroleum products in the United States. Andeavor plays an integral role in fueling the communities we serve. Andeavor is committed to safe, clean, reliable operations, while creating value for everyone invested in their success. Through Andeavor’s advantaged crude supply and integrated network of refineries, transportation and terminal operations, logistics assets and retail stations. Andeavor has been intentionally positioned to capitalize on today’s opportunities and tomorrow’s possibilities.