ABOVE: Bay Federal employees raised more than $8,000 for the annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser. BELOW: Bay Federal employees hold up their "bowler" hats at the annual Bowl for Kids' Sake event.
Capitola, CA – May 6, 2016 – Bay Federal Credit Union members and employees raised $8,073 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Cruz County during the Bowl for Kids’ Sake pledge drive in the month of April.
Twenty teams of Bay Federal employees and their loved ones filled the Boardwalk Bowl to support the nonprofit and donate the funds at the annual event on April 24.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Cruz County, which pairs adult volunteer mentors with at-risk youths in the community, uses the money to pay for operating costs and ongoing support for children and families in its program. All of the money raised for Bowl for Kids’ Sake stays at the local level.
A team from Bay Federal’s Aptos Branch collected the most money of any of its 20 teams, raising $1,420. The team included Andy Brandenburg, Justina Jimenez, Drew Thompson, Richard Rodriguez, and Fernanda Catarino-Rojas.
About Bay Federal Credit Union
Bay Federal is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution that serves more than 60,000 members and 1,000 local businesses throughout Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties. With more than $750 million in assets, Bay Federal Credit Union is the largest member-owned financial institution in Santa Cruz County, serving its members and the community since 1957. Since 2002, 100% of all employees have given their own money and volunteered for numerous local schools, nonprofit organizations, and community events.
Contact: Amy Ivey, VP Marketing and Development
Bay Federal Credit Union