San Diego CA— San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is a proud sponsor of the 44th San Diego LGBTQ+ Pride celebration, held July 13 – 15 in San Diego’s Hillcrest area.
“SDCCU is proud to sponsor San Diego LGBTQ+ Pride and their mission to foster pride, equality, and respect for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Everyone is welcome at SDCCU and supporting San Diego LGBTQ+ Pride is one way to ensure that message is clear, while giving back to an organization that is doing great work in our community,” said Teresa Halleck Campbell, SDCCU President and CEO.
San Diego’s Pride celebration has grown to become a premier event in California for the LGBTQ+ community, featuring a block party, mile-long parade through Hillcrest and two-day festival in Balboa Park. On Friday, July 13 at 7 p.m., the Pride of Hillcrest Block Party will kick off the weekend of festivities. On Saturday, July 14, over 200,000 cheering spectators and thousands of participants, including Team SDCCU, will gather for the annual San Diego LGBTQ+ Pride Parade. The parade—fourth largest of its kind in the United States—begins at 11 a.m. at University Ave. and Normal St.
The festival will feature more than 300 exhibit booths, including SDCCU’s, three stages of entertainment, music, comedy and dance performers, an art exhibit, farmers market, beer gardens, wine grotto, children’s garden and food. The festival is held Saturday, July 14, from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The SDCCU Hillcrest Branch is located at the corner of 5th and University avenues. The branch is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Just a block away at the corner of 6th and University avenues is the SDCCU ATM that distributes $1, $5 and $20 bills.
SDCCU is also a 2018 recipient of the Spirit of Stonewall Award, which recognizes people and organizations that are contributing to the LGBTQ+ community through leadership, activism and fundraising efforts.
SDCCU is one of California’s largest credit unions, proudly serving the financial needs of customers in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU has assets of $8.4 billion, over 386,000 customers, 43 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. For more information, visit www.sdccu.com.