On Friday, November 5, 2010 at the Hotel Del Coronado, Union Bank employees
joined staff from Life Cycles, a philanthropic team building program
from Odyssey Teams, Inc. to give bicycles to 63 deserving children from
the YMCA of San Diego County's three lowest income communities.
part of Union Bank's staff team building event, employees built 63
brand new bikes and presented them as surprise gifts to YMCA boys and
girls ages 6 12 from the Copley, Jackie Robinson and Border View
Many of the children, like an 11 year-old girl from
the Border View Family YMCA who has recently been dealing with having
her mother in the hospital diagnosed with cancer, were selected to
receive a new bike because they never have had a bike.
was introduced to the Union Bank employees who built their bike. In
addition to a custom fit bike, each child also received a helmet and
lock. All bikes are inspected by bike-safety technicians.