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Jul 7, 2021

Mission Fed Signs Multi-Year Sponsorship With San Diego Padres

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July 7, 2021

For Immediate Release

Mission Fed Signs Multi-Year Sponsorship With San Diego Padres

Media Contacts:

Courtney Pendleton ([email protected]) – 714-926-8106

Vince Heald ([email protected]) – 858-717-1000

SAN DIEGO – Mission Fed Credit Union, the largest member-owned, not-for-profit, fullservice financial institution exclusively serving San Diego County, signed a multi-year sponsorship with the San Diego Padres for the 2021-2023 seasons.

With the sponsorship, Mission Fed and the Padres are modeling what a winning team is for San Diego – both on and off the field. Mission Fed is a regular staple in home games as the presenting partner of the Mission Bell, which is a tradition to ring the bell at the opening of each game. Mission Fed will be ringing the ceremonial bell on the following dates: July 7, July 28, Aug. 5, Aug. 25, Sept 8, but the Mission Fed team is bringing in their top community nonprofit partners to pinch hit. Mission Fed partners Girl Scouts San Diego, San Diego Food Bank, San Diego Rescue Mission, Junior Achievement and the Chicano Federation will be joining the credit union to share in the excitement.

“Just like the Padres, Mission Fed has a strong desire to engage with consumers in exciting ways,” said Debra Schwartz, President & CEO of Mission Fed. “Our organization was built on a mission of earning trust, investing in our fans’ success and caring for our local San Diego community by giving back. We couldn’t be more pleased about this sponsorship and the good we’ll be able to do together in our community.”

“For the Padres, working with our corporate partners, like Mission Fed, to help our community and give back is of great importance,” said Sergio del Prado, Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships for the San Diego Padres.

About Mission Fed Credit Union

Mission Federal Credit Union (Mission Fed) is the largest member-owned, not-for-profit, full-service financial institution exclusively serving San Diego County. Mission Fed enhances the lives of its members through financial education and services, providing stability and strength to help San Diegans with financial wellness and success. Banking at Mission Fed means doing good for San Diego. Mission Fed gives money back to our local communities, has helped hundreds of nonprofits and important causes, and builds deep relationships with community partners.

Mission Fed has served the financial needs of San Diegans for 60 years through checking, savings, loans, credit cards and insurance offerings. Mission Fed has in excess of $4.5 billion in assets, nearly 270,000 members, 32 convenient local branches, 30,000 fee-free CO-OP ATMs nationwide and free mobile and online banking services. Mission Fed was recognized as a 2020 Top Workplace by The San Diego Union-Tribune and named a Top Workplaces USA winner in 2021. Federally insured by NCUA and Equal Housing Lender.

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