Kinecta Federal Credit Union hosted its 48th Annual Holiday Food Drive to provide much needed help and encouragement to local families


MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, 25 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – Kinecta Federal Credit Union proudly welcomed its 48e Annual Holiday Food Drive at Jesse Owens Park in Los Angeles to Sunday November 21. Kinecta Made Thanksgiving A Little Brighter For Over 1,000 Deserving Families Selected By Los Angelescommunity groups by giving them each a bag of traditional Thanksgiving food items and a $ 75 grocery gift card to help them complete their holiday meal.

“The holiday season is known as a time of giving and each year Kinecta enthusiastically conducts activities to support the communities where we work and live,” said Latrice McGlothin, Executive Director, Kinecta Community Foundation. “As food insecurity increases amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to make this holiday season a little easier for deserving families in need. We thank our employees, the community, corporate sponsors, members and individual donors for their support in helping to make our 2021 Holiday Drive a success! “

During the month of November, Kinecta collected cash donations raising more than $ 55,000 corporate sponsors, members, employees and individual donors. At the event, cars lined up to receive their gift bags safely in a drive-thru environment hosted by more than 75 Kinecta volunteers, including employees, family, friends and vendors. , joined by a member of Congress. Maxine Waters, prominent Watts activist and founder of Parents of Watts, Dr Sweet Alice harris, and LA Galaxy forward, Cameron Dunbar.

The 48e The annual holiday food drive has successfully supported families selected by community organizations, including: Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center, Athens Park Tiny Tots, Centro de Niños, Inc., City of Hawthorne Project Gobble, Community’s Child, Drawing league, El Centro Del Pueblo, El Nido Family Center, Epiphany Church El Monte, Good Faith Baptist Church, GRYD, Hawthorne President’s Council, Jefferson Elementary, Jesse Owens Park Community, King / Drew Magnet Medical High School, LAPD Cadets – Southeast Division , Metro LA Los Angeles Area Church of Christ, Church of Christ N. Pasadena, Our Lady of Victory Elementary School, Parents of Watts, Richstone Family Center, Salvation Army Compton, South Bay Family Health Center, St. Albert the Great, St. Lawrence Elementary School, St. Odilia’s Elementary School, Thomas House Family Shelter, VFW El Monte Post 10218 and Watts / Century Latino Organization.

Special thanks to this year’s sponsors who donated $ 1,000 or more:
affinity trusts; Assessment solutions; Large 5; Cook Solutions Group, Inc .; Cox Automobile; CU Direct; CU Revest; DiVenture Marketing Group; Entrust the data card; Experiential; First American Mortgage Solutions, LLC; Forsyth Howe O’Dwyer Kalb & Murphy; BonSaut; Management of Iron Mountain files; iSpace; Terre Gorille, Inc .; LPL Financial; Mrs. Cubbison’s food; Open loan; Servion, Inc .; Ralphs / Food 4 minus; Styskal, Wiese & Melchione; Skechers United States, Inc .; SWBC; and Symitar.

In 2020, employees of Kinecta and its affiliates volunteered more than 4,560 hours, donated more than $ 634,000 to charitable causes and participated in over 145 community events. To learn more about Kinecta’s community outreach programs and activities, visit https://www.kinecta.org/community/

About Kinecta Federal Credit Union
Kinecta Federal Credit Union is the 35th largest credit union in the country, with assets of $ 6.5 billion and more than 270,000 member-owners. Our 800+ employees serve members of 32 branches, a variety of specialized offices and highly responsive call centers on both coasts. Banking in the Southern California area for over 80 years, with recent expansion into Northern California, New York and New Jersey, Kinecta offers its members a full range of financial products through Credit Union and its subsidiaries, Kinecta Wealth Management and Kinecta Insurance Services. Daily Breeze readers have named Kinecta as one of South Bay’s best credit unions for the past 10 years, and Kinecta was voted Easy Reader’s “Best Credit Union” in 2020.

SOURCE Kinecta Federal Credit Union


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