(ONTARIO, California, May 14, 2024) – The Ontario Convention Center (OCC) and Toyota Arena are making the world a better place, raising thousands of dollars for local charities.

This week, representatives from ASM Global CSR, OCC and Arena presented checks for $5,000 each to Stater Bros. Charities and House of Ruth – money raised at the two popular facilities.

“We are thrilled to be able to support these two amazing nonprofit organizations as they transform lives across our region. Their mission-driven work aligns with our own goal of making Greater Ontario and the Inland Empire a better place for all,” said Shannon Perry, General Manager of the Ontario Convention Center.

“We are honored to support the extraordinary work that Stater Bros. Charities and House of Ruth do every day,” said Gus Le Grand, General Manager of Toyota Arena.

Stater Bros. Charities, the nonprofit arm of Stater Bros. Markets, helps uplift Southern California communities through fundraising and investing in local nonprofits that provide hands-on support. Stater Bros. Charities helps advance nonprofit goals, focusing on hunger relief, children’s well-being, education, health, and care for veterans and active service members.

“It is thanks to generous supporters and partners like Toyota Arena and ASM Global Acts Foundation that allow us to further our mission and create positive change in our local communities. We are so grateful Stater Bros. Charities was selected for this thoughtful donation,” said Danielle Oehlman, Director of Stater Bros. Charities. 

House of Ruth provides, housing, counseling, legal and other supportive services for victims of domestic violence. The organization was created in 1978 and within a few years opened an 18-bed shelter with the help of the Ontario Community Foundation.

“We are extremely grateful for the generosity and support of the Ontario Convention Center.   Their partnership assists House of Ruth in our mission of preventing domestic violence and ensuring the safety and well-being of those impacted and makes a huge difference in the lives of survivors and their families,” said Rhonda Beltran, Chief Development Officer for House of Ruth.

For more information on Stater Bros. Charites, please go to staterbroscharities.org  and for more information on House of Ruth, please go to houseofruthinc.org.





Ontario Convention Center is ideally located in Southern California. Built and owned by the City of Ontario; it is privately managed by ASM Global.  The multi-level space offers over 225,000 square feet of space and a 70,000 square foot column free exhibition hall. An expansive outdoor space is also available for meeting and event purposes.  Ontario Convention Center is ideal for conventions, trade shows, exhibits, sporting competitions, meetings, and gala events. The Center provides a full range of services, world-class cuisine and flexible options provided by a professional, award-winning staff. For more information visit ontariocc.org.



Toyota Arena is located in the heart of Southern California. Built and owned by the City of Ontario; it is privately managed by ASM Global and continues to win awards for the best entertainment venue in the region. The 225,000 square foot venue can accommodate capacities up to 11,000 and hosts a variety of sporting competitions, concerts, family shows, special events, graduation ceremonies and community activities as well as private events.  The arena features 36 luxury suites located on two levels with a continuous concourse and a VIP club to host guests. The Arena is home to Ontario Reign - AHL Hockey Team, and the Empire Strykers MASL Soccer Team.  It is located in the City of Ontario, California, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the I-10 Freeway.  For more information visit Toyota-Arena.com