VISTA, Calif. – Mission Fed Credit Union, San Diego’s largest member-owned, not-for-profit, full-service financial institution exclusively serving San Diego County, presented $20,000 to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, earmarked for the North County Food Bank. The total includes a $10,000 end-of-year donation in 2021 from Mission Fed, plus $10,000 in a matching grant from Federal Home Loan Bank San Francisco. The total amount will provide 100,000 meals for those in North County suffering from food insecurity.
“Hunger is something no one should struggle with” said Debra Schwartz, CEO of Mission Fed. “Providing additional support to our neighbors in the North County area is important, and feeding those in need remains a key focus area in Mission Fed’s community relations efforts.”
The San Diego Food Bank and its North County Food Bank chapter comprise the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County. Through its North County Food Bank chapter and by partnering with nearly 500 nonprofit organizations with feeding programs, the Food Bank provides nutritious food to individuals and families in need in communities throughout our region. Consider making a donation today at SDFoodBank.org
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 $5 billion in assets, more than 270,000 members, 33 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.
PHOTO: L-R, Food Bank Interim CEO Casey Castillo, Mission Fed CFO Doug Wright, Mission Fed CEO Debra Schwartz.