Let’s build something together
As a diverse community that's largely rooted in the agriculture and hospitality industries, we were hit hard when the health crisis began here in Monterey Bay. We focused our relief funding on healthcare and food insecurities, stocking food banks and funding a COVID-19 ward that provided additional rooms and equipment. For our largely Hispanic and Latino community, we're focused on supporting programs that provide upskilling to create career pipelines in hospitality and agriculture as well as technology and design. We're proud to support a great nonprofit program that helps high school graduates learn how to build websites and produce videos—skills that were in demand for businesses who hadn't established an online presence before the health crisis hit. This program better positions businesses to withstand future challenges, plus it's cultivating exciting careers for the next generation of our workforce.