Kinecta Federal Credit Union Announces Attendance as Presenting Sponsor of Skechers 13th Annual Dock-to-Dock Friendship Walk
For the third year in a row, Kinecta joins with Skechers and the Friendship Foundation to raise awareness and support children with special needs and public education
Posted: October 21, 2021 at 12:38 p.m. EDT|Update: 11 minutes ago
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, 21 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Federal Credit Union Kinecta, South Bay’s primary funding partner, is pleased to announce its participation as the presenting sponsor of the Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk to be held this year. Sunday 24 October 2021. Families and friends will gather to walk from Manhattan Beach Pier to Hermosa Beach Pier and back with a record $ 2.5 million goal to help children with special needs and students succeed.
“At Kinecta, we are committed to giving back to our community by participating in local community programs and events,” said Keith sultemeier, CEO of Kinecta Federal Credit Union. “It is an honor to partner with Skechers for the third year in a row and to help increase support and awareness for our children. We invite you to register to walk!
“We all know Kinecta for their charitable giving and involvement in our community, and I want to thank them for being our staunch supporter since 2019,” said Michael greenberg, Skechers president and co-founder of the Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk. “Skechers and Kinecta are encouraging our community to join in on this year’s fun celebration at the beach as we walk together to help children thrive.
The annual Pier to Skechers Pier Friendship Walk is the largest charity walk of its kind in California. Since 2009, it has grown to gather more than 17,000 annual registrants and collected more than $ 17 million for public schools, scholarships and the Friendship Foundation, an organization that supports children with special needs and their families.
Walkers can register in person for the event, register online at skechersfriendshipwalk.com and broadcast live on 13e annual walk at the site to Sunday 24 Octobere To 9am PST. Participants can also follow the event on Facebook (facebook.com/SKECHERSFriendshipWalk), Instagram (instagram.com/skechersp2pwalk) and Twitter (twitter.com/SkechersP2PWalk).
For more information on Kinecta, visit www.kinecta.org.
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 specialized 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 as one of South Bay’s best credit unions for the past 10 years, and Kinecta was voted Easy Reader’s “Best Credit Union” in 2020.
About the Skechers Foundation
The Skechers Foundation was established to provide families around the world with the necessities and skills to be successful in life. In addition to running the Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk, the Skechers Foundation funds tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) non-profit organizations that provide advice on education and vocational training, footwear , clothing, fitness and nutrition to communities in need.
About Skechers United States, Inc.
Skechers (NYSE: SKX), The Comfort Technology Company ™ based in Southern california, designs, develops and markets a diverse line of lifestyle and performance footwear, clothing and accessories for men, women and children. The Company’s collections are available in United States and more than 170 countries and territories through department and specialty stores, and directly to consumers through 4,057 retail stores and e-commerce websites owned by the Company and third parties. The Company manages its international business through a network of global distributors, joint venture partners in Asia, Israel and Mexico, and wholly owned subsidiaries in Canada, Japan, India, Europeans and Latin America. For more information, please visit about.skechers.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TIC Tac.
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