Kinecta Federal Credit Union invites the South Bay community to participate in the 3rd Annual Santa Claus Big Walk in California to benefit Mychal’s Learning Place


Hundreds of “Santas” will run, walk or walk in this 5K from Hermosa Beach to Manhattan Beach and back!

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, December 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Kinecta Federal Credit Union, one of South Bay’s leading financial providers, is delighted to support its community partner Mychal’s Learning Place at 3e California Great Santa Stroll annual, which will bring together hundreds of “Santa Claus” on Saturday 11 December 2021 To 09h00 at Hermosa Beach Pier Plaza. Kinecta invites employees, members, families, friends and pets to join the Kinecta team and help Mychal’s Learning Place and its mission to provide a safe and loving environment that encourages independence and builds self-esteem. for youth and young adults with intellectual disabilities.

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“At Kinecta, we are committed to giving back to our community and we are thrilled to join Mychal’s Learning Place at this incredible community event for the third year in a row,” said Latrice McGlothin, Executive Director, Kinecta Community Foundation. “We invite everyone to join the Kinecta team and be a part of this South Bay celebration to raise much needed funds for Mychal’s Learning Place.”

“I want to thank Kinecta for being our staunch supporter since 2019,” said Edouard Lynch, executive director and founder of Mychal’s Learning Place. “We encourage our community to register for the 3e California Great Santa Stroll annual to raise awareness of the abilities of our friends with developmental disabilities. Let’s create a path to independence, one step at a time! “

Participants can register on and select “Team Kinecta” during checkout to access the exclusive registration fees of $ 10 each for adults, children and dogs as Kinecta will pay the additional costs to cover the regular registration fees. Kinecta team participants will receive a 5 coin Santa costume which includes a purple Kinecta Santa hat, red Santa pants, red Santa jacket, belt and beard, and registered pets will receive a bandana (while supplies last). For more information and Kinecta Santa Suit team pickup locations, visit

Funds raised will directly benefit Mychal’s Learning Place programs for youth and young adults with developmental disabilities as they strive to achieve their goals and dream of living a more independent life.

In 2020, employees of Kinecta and its affiliates volunteered more than 4,560 hours, donated more than $ 634,000 charitable causes and participated in over 145 community events. To learn more about Kinecta’s community outreach programs and activities, visit

About Kinecta Federal Credit Union
Kinecta Federal Credit Union is the 35th largest credit union in the country, with assets of $ 6.5 billion and more than 270,000 member-owners. Our 800+ employees serve members of 32 branches, a variety of specialist offices and highly responsive call centers on both coasts. Banking in the Southern California region for over 80 years, with recent expansion into Northern California, New York and New Jersey, Kinecta offers its members a full range of financial products through Credit Union and its subsidiaries, Kinecta Wealth Management and Kinecta Insurance Services. Daily Breeze readers have named Kinecta one of South Bay’s best credit unions for the past 10 years, and Kinecta has been voted Easy Reader’s ‘Best Credit Union on the Beach’ 2020.

About the Mychal Learning Place
Mychal’s Learning Place is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to leveraging the potential of youth and young adults with developmental disabilities, including autism, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy. Mychal’s Learning Place is a world-class institution serving young people aged 8-22 through innovative after-school programs, including social and recreational activities, life skills training, homework support and community integration. In addition to our youth programs, we serve young adults ages 18-30 in state-of-the-art day programs, where the focus is on independent living skills and on-the-job training in the workplace. goal of obtaining gainful employment.



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