November 24, 2020
Kinecta Federal Credit Union raised more than $90,000 during its 47th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, which aided more than 1,000 local families in need.
During a drive-up event held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson on November 22nd, families, selected by nearly 40 community-based organizations, received a bag of traditional Thanksgiving food items and a $75 gift card to help complete their holiday meal.
“We’re grateful for our employees, the community, corporate sponsors, members, and individual donors who contributed more than $90,000 to help local families enjoy the holidays with a nutritional meal,” said Latrice McGlothin, Kinecta Federal Credit Union, Community Engagement Officer. “With the pandemic, the need this year has been even more than previous years and it’s an honor to be able to help.”
The event was sponsored by ALM First Financial Advisors, LLC; LoanPal; Nice InContact; Worksmart Design; Beta Retail; Cornerstone Advisors; Ellie Mae; Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.; Lighthouse Escrow; LPL Financial; Total Expert; Crowe LLP; Lawyer’s Title; Marquez Cabling Systems; MeridianLink; SWBC; 8020 Consulting; Arch U.S. MI Services Inc.; AXIS Appraisal Management; ConsumerDirect, Inc.; Continental Development Corporation; Cook Security Group, Inc.; CoreLogic Credco LLC; DiVenture Marketing Group; Experian; Land Gorilla, Inc.; Member Business Lending, LLC; Mercer Investment Consulting, LLC; Origence; Owings & Associates; Servion Inc.; SitusAMC Holdings Corporation; Tako Tyko Sign & Lighting; Wolters Kluwer Financial Services; Big 5; Mrs. Cubbison’s; and Ralphs/Food 4 Less.
Among the community partners benefitting from the drive included Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center, Athens Park Tiny Tots, Carson Boys and Girls Club, City of Hawthorne Project Gobble, LA Child and Family Services, Salvation Army of Compton, Watts/Century Latino Organization, Richstone Family Center and Jesse Owns Park Community among others.
Photo Credit: Sean Hiller