June 1, 2015
Latina.com | By Nichole Fratangelo
Sofia Vergara, you go girl!
The Modern Family actress will be honored for her dedication and support of nonprofits and children’s organizations.
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The actress will receive the inaugural Actors Inspiration Award from the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. Her longstanding track record shows her involvement with St. Jude and her own foundation in Colombia.
“Sofia’s support for our programs, commitment to children’s literacy and generous charitable giving embody the spirit of this award,” SAG Foundation president JoBeth Williams said.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the SAG Foundation,” Vergara graciously said in response. “This group does so much work supporting and educating the entertainment community and also the general public. I know how hard it can be to get work in this town and I’m grateful that the SAG Foundation exists to help those who are struggling.”
The Hot Pursuit actress will receive her award at the 6th Annual Los Angeles Golf Classic on Monday, June 8.
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Variety reports that the golf classic is one of the biggest celebrity golf tournaments in the world, with over 125 actors and entertainment executives expected in attendance at this year’s event, which marks the 30th anniversary of the foundation.