Kinecta donates to senior bureau

Credit union gives $2,500 in support of Gardena programs

Courtesy photo KINECTA CONNECTS WITH GARDENA—The Kinecta Federal Credit Union donated $2,500 to the city of Gardena Senior Bureau. Mary Yasui-Yamabe, Kinecta board chair director, and Mayor Tasha Cerda, second and third from right, were at the presentation on June 3 in the Gardena branch.

As part of its commitment to the advancement and strengthening of the communities it serves, Kinecta Federal Credit Union presented the Gardena Senior Citizens Bureau with a donation of $2,500 in a check presentation ceremony held at Kinecta Gardena Branch on Friday, June 3. The ceremony was led by Mary Yasui-Yamabe, Kinecta Board Chair Director; Mayor Tasha Cerda, City of Gardena; Stephany Santin, City of Gardena’s Recreation and Human Services Director; and Chi Tran, City of Gardena’s Sr. Citizens Bureau representative. “At Kinecta, we are committed to the advancement and strengthening of the communities we serve,” said Latrice McGlothin, Executive Director, Kinecta Community Foundation. “Today we are honored to be partnering with the Gardena Citizens Bureau to help enhance Gardena seniors’ quality of life and enable them to maintain their independence. We strive to help make a difference through charitable contributions, volunteer opportunities, fundraising activities, and more.” Kinecta, a leading fi nancial services provider in the South Bay, has been part of the Gardena community since 2007 and it recently renovated its local branch to better meet and satisfy its Gardena members’ needs. Programs helped include the Senior Citizens Day Care Center. As part of its ongoing commitment to the communities it serves; during 2021, Kinecta, its subsidiaries, and employees donated over $880,000 to charitable causes, volunteered over 5,100 hours, and participated in over 225 community events. To learn more about Kinecta’s community outreach programs and activities, visit community. The Gardena Kinecta is at 1727 Artesia Blvd., in the city of Gardena. Gardena Senior Citizens Bureau The Gardena Senior Citizens Bureau provides support to senior citizens through information and referral services, case management, in-home support; daily nutritional meals at four community sites, home-delivered meals, outreach, health clinics, escort, and shopping services; specialized care for people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, including daily socialization and recreation programs, exercise, lunch, counseling, health screening, transportation, and special events. About Kinecta Federal Credit Union Kinecta Federal Credit Union is the country’s 35th largest credit union, with assets of $6.6 billion and over 270,000 memberowners. Its 800+ employees serve members from 32 credit unionowned branches, a variety of specialty offi ces, and highly responsive call centers on both coasts. Banking the Southern California area for more than 80 years, with recent expansion into New York, New Jersey, and Northern California, Kinecta offers its members a full range of fi nancial products through the Credit Union and its subsidiaries, Kinecta Wealth Management and Kinecta Insurance Services