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Bay Federal Credit Union Home Loans Raises $1,383 for Habitat for Humanity

Sip for Humanity Check Presentation

Third Annual Event at Bargetto Winery Benefits Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay

Capitola, CA – June 25, 2018 – Bay Federal Credit Union’s Home Loans Department hosted its third annual Sip for Humanity event, raising $1,383 to benefit Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay on May 3.

The invitation-only mixer at Bargetto Winery in Soquel featured a raffle, area wines for sale, and local guitarist, Bob Burnett. Roughly 70 people, the majority of them real estate agents, were in attendance. A portion of wine sales and all proceeds from the raffle go to Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay.

“Bay Federal is committed to helping our members afford housing in our community,” said Carrie Birkhofer, President and CEO of Bay Federal. “Our Realtor partners and Habitat for Humanity are also dedicated to that mission, and this event was the perfect opportunity to honor and celebrate all that they do.”

About Bay Federal Credit Union

Bay Federal is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution that serves more than 70,000 members and 1,200 local businesses throughout Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties. With more than $966 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

Photo caption: The Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay, David Foster (at left), accepts a donation of $1,383.93 from Bay Federal Credit Union’s Sip for Humanity fundraiser. From left to right, Karen Shipley, Randi LeBlanc, Yesenia Alvarez, Cameron Haste, and David Torres present Mr. Foster with a ceremonial check at the Credit Union’s Capitola branch headquarters on Friday, June 22, 2018.

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