Saturday, June 1, 2019

Celebrating Pride Month in Southern California

This June, we're excited to celebrate Pride Month with our customers, employees, and communities who reflect the exceptional diversity of Southern California. Join us in celebrating:


OneWest Bank is the presenting sponsor of the inaugural SaMo PRIDE! Santa Monica Pier, Downtown Santa Monica and Santa Monica Place, in collaboration with the City of Santa Monica, are offering a whole month of festivities to bring together community, families and supporters from around the world.

The SaMo PRIDE events aim to raise awareness and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, individuality, inclusiveness and acceptance. You can get the details on all the events taking place throughout June on the SaMo PRIDE website or check out the list of events below.

30 years of OC Pride

OneWest Bank is proud to be a platinum sponsor for OC Pride, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. OC Pride’s “Stand Up Stand Out” parade and festival will take place on Saturday, June 22. Tickets for this year’s celebration can be purchased online and more information about OC Pride is available on the organization’s website.

Pride Drive

OneWest Bank has partnered with the LA LGBT center to collect clothing and supplies for homeless LGBTQ+ youth, adults, and seniors in Los Angeles county. Bring any of the following items to your local branch before July 15th to donate (new or gently used items only):

  • Hygiene kits
  • Backpacks and school supplies
  • Underwear and socks
  • Towels and wash cloths
  • Makeup
  • Professional clothing
  • Dress shoes, sneakers and high heels
  • Gift cards (Target, Ralphs, or similar)
  • Sturdy tote bags

Find a branch to donate.

Events calendar: SaMo Pride

Saturday, June 1Sunday, June 2Monday, June 3Tuesday, June 4Wednesday, June 5Thursday, June 6Friday, June 7Saturday, June 8Sunday, June 9Monday, June 10Tuesday, June 11Wednesday, June 12Thursday, June 13Friday, June 14Saturday, June 15Sunday, June 16Monday, June 17Wednesday, June 19Thursday, June 20Saturday, June 22Sunday, June 23Monday, June 24Tuesday, June 25Wednesday, June 26Thursday, June 27Friday, June 28Saturday, June 29