Frontwave Credit Union Launches Frontwave Foundation, Making Inaugural $10,500 Donation to Rady Children's Hospital
OCEANSIDE, CA (November 3, 2023) – Frontwave Credit Union announced today the launch of the Frontwave Foundation, its non-profit charitable foundation that strives to be a force for good and leave a lasting impact on the community.
“This incredible initiative reflects our longstanding commitment to serving our communities and giving back,” said Bill Birnie, President & CEO of Frontwave Credit Union. “As we celebrate this milestone, we look forward to the Frontwave Foundation making an even greater positive impact in the lives of those who need it most.”
To celebrate the launch, the Frontwave Foundation donated $10,500 to Rady Children’s Hospital, one of the largest pediatric healthcare providers in California.
“We are proud to launch the Frontwave Foundation and make our first donation to Rady Children’s Hospital, a remarkable organization that shares our passion for improving the lives of our community,” said Sarai Rodgers, Chairperson of the Frontwave Foundation.
The donation will support the hospital’s mission to provide excellence in care, research, and teaching for children with complex medical conditions. The hospital serves more than 250,000 children each year and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
“We are so thrilled to have the continued support of Frontwave Credit Union and its members,” said Alex Loker, Vice President of Philanthropy at Rady Children’s Hospital Foundation. “For many years, Frontwave has provided a great example of what it means to make San Diego’s kids and families part of their mission. We are proud to be the first beneficiary of their Foundation and look forward to celebrating Frontwave’s local impact for years to come.”
The Frontwave Foundation focuses on five pillars: supporting veterans, active-duty service members, and their families; feeding the hungry; curing the sick; providing emergency assistance; and serving our communities across San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.
The Frontwave Foundation is funded by donations from Frontwave Credit Union members, employees, and supporters. Anyone who wishes to contribute to the Foundation can do so online at www.frontwavecu.com/foundation or by mail at 1278 Rocky Point Drive Oceanside, CA 92056.
About the Frontwave Foundation
The Frontwave Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization established by Frontwave Credit Union in 2023. It is dedicated to improving lives and making a positive impact in our local communities. Through collaborative partnerships, sponsorships, grants, and volunteering efforts, it actively works to address the needs of those in San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.
About Rady Children’s Hospital
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is the largest children’s hospital on the West Coast and one of the nation’s top pediatric healthcare systems. Ranked as one of the 10 best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News and World Report in 2023, Rady Children’s includes a 511-bed pediatric hospital that serves as the largest provider of comprehensive pediatric medical services in San Diego, southern Riverside, and Imperial counties. With more than 40 locations, Rady Children’s is the only health system in the San Diego area dedicated exclusively to pediatric health care and is the region’s only designated pediatric trauma center. Rady Children’s is a nonprofit organization that relies on donations to support its mission.
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