All Community Engagements
Boys & Girls Club of La Habra Financial Literacy Event: Debt to Income Lesson
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra's mission is to help youth of all backgrounds, especially to those who need us most, to develop the qualities needed to become responsible citizens and leaders. CalPrivate Bank’s Beverly Hills team, along with Maria Vizcarra, introduced a DTI [Debt to Income] lesson during a Financial Literacy event. The middle/high schoolers of the Boys & Girls Club of La Habra were very excited to see the team there again and to learn how to manage their debt as they become young adults.
Soroptimist International of Coronado: Legends Luncheon
Soroptimist International of Coronado is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. The organization’s annual legends luncheon program consisted of honoring Dr. Susan Stone, awarding scholarships and recognizing local programs, which are building bridges of opportunity for women and girls. CalPrivate Bank was a proud sponsor of this event and had great volunteers working the registration table, auction transactions and much more. 100% of the proceeds from the auctions and donations went directly to programs that support women and girls.
Promises2Kids: 2019 Dream on Concert Gala
Annually, Promises2Kids provides over 3,000 current and former foster youth in San Diego County with the tools, opportunities, and guidance they need to address the circumstances that brought them into foster care. These youth are taught how to overcome the difficulties of their past, and grow into healthy, happy and successful adults. Rob Pedersen, SVP/SBA at CalPrivate Bank serves as Board Chair for Promises2Kids & CalPrivate was a proud sponsor of the 2019 Dream on Concert Gala raising funds to support this great organization.
Student Led Community Fundraising
The first grade class of Coronado’s Christ Church Day School, opened a pop-up restaurant to raise money and awareness for the Monarch School, a K-12 school dedicated to the educating the homeless children of San Diego. CalPrivate Bank’s Coronado Branch supported the fundraising efforts for a community luncheon organized by the students, as part of this initiative. In addition, the branch provided a tour of the bank and education on bank departments and operations.
Freedom To Live: Charity Golf Tournament
Freedom to Live is a nonprofit organization providing affordable housing, expert consultation and coordination of necessary services to ensure a successful pathway from hospital to home for spinal cord injury patients and other catastrophically disabled individuals and their families. With support from CalPrivate Bank and other companies alike, their annual charity golf tournament raised over $175,000 for people suffering from spinal cord injuries. Phil Michelson, John Schroder and the organizations Executive Director Sian Welch, are shown here at the October 2018 event. CalPrivate Bank welcomes the opportunity to support organizations such as Freedom to Live with their community focused initiatives.
Serving Seniors is a non-profit organization assisting seniors in poverty live healthy and fulfilling lives. Services provided include nutritious congregate and home delivered meals, social services, health management, transitional housing for homeless and lifelong learning. The organization also has two residences which house 350 units of affordable senior housing with onsite social workers, nurses and meals. CalPrivate Bank supports the Serving Seniors programs through donation of blankets, socks, bedsheets, clothing, gift cards, umbrellas, toiletries and food and beverages for low-income seniors.
Mychal’s Learning Place: Art Show
Mychal’s Learning Place believes that children and adults with developmental disabilities deserve to be challenged with opportunities that build self-esteem and independence, creating long-term success for life. The organization provides after school programs and well as adult day programs with job training, in a safe and loving environment. With CalPrivate’s support of the Mychal’s Annual Art Show, the organization continues to reach new children and young adults engaging them in independent living skill training and development through the path to independence program, as well as providing parent and support training for anyone who has a family member with a disability.
Hope Leadership Academy:Toys For Hope
Hope Leadership Academy is a youth ministry that seeks to ensure that youth from fatherless homes in underserved communities receive support, guidance and a plan to break the cycles of divorce, poverty and hopelessness. Annually a Toys for Hope Toy Drive provides messages of hope for the holiday season for underserved children of Barrio Logan and Oceanside. The community outreach that CalPrivate Bank supported through this engagement, feeds over seven thousand people, while giving toys to more than five thousand kids. Through the HLA partnership we are focused on empowering change and giving the gift of hope during the holiday season.
The Chicano Federation: Child Nutrition Program
The Chicano Federation, Child Nutrition program ensures that children are given every opportunity to learn healthy eating habits through education and sound nutrition practices. Through a collaboration with over 850 home day-care providers, Chicano Federation provides services for children to receive proper nutrition, and nutrition education, creating a healthy foundation within their local Southern California homes. CalPrivate Bank’s funding for this program, aids in the education of day care providers and parents, provides books, games and toys as well as continued education for children and families of a large and diverse population.