A guy from Virginia has raised more than $100,000 to buy Goya items to donate to food kitchens after the brand name was faced with boycott calls when its president provided appreciation of President Donald Trump earlier this month.
The cash, raised through a GoFundMe page created by Casey Harper, a manufacturer for Eric Bolling, has actually raised even more than its original objective of $10,000 and now sits at more than $115,000 because it was produced on Sunday. According to the page’s listing, the cash is being utilized to ” support Trump & feed the starving.”
” What if we rise to state no to cancel culture AND feed the hungry at the exact same time,” the page specified, together with details relating to Goya CEO Robert Unanue’s comments on President Trump earlier this month at the White Home.
” We are all really blessed to have a leader like President Trump, who is a contractor,” Unanue stated during a speech in the White Home’s Rose Garden.
Several left-wing activists started targeting Unanua and Goya Foods as an outcome of Unanua’s comments, with hashtags like #BoycottGoya trending across social media platforms. Former Democrat governmental confident Julián Castro likewise weighed in on the matter, informing customers to ” hesitate prior to purchasing their products.”
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” Now GOYA is facing a boycott that could cost the CEO his task,” Harper wrote on his GoFundMe page. “The liberal mob is coming for anyone who disagrees. Cancel culture at its worst. We require to have our voice heard!”
I ENJOY @GoyaFoods!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 10, 2020
In reaction to Unanue’s remarks, President Trump endorsed the brand from his Twitter account, writing, ” I LOVE @GoyaFoods!”
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