SB Strong Plane Pull
Day 2 of SBD Fest - Sunday, October 22, 2017
Sponsored by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
and benefiting Loma Linda Children's Hospital
Continuing the tradition of being SB Strong, this year's plane pull is benefiting the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital whose mission is to offer parents the assurance their children are receiving the highest level of medical care possible.
Children have special needs that are different from adults. While they are still growing, they need unique medical care made just for them. Hospitals can be frightening places for kids, and the doctors and nurses at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital understand these fears. To make their little patients feel right at home, they have built a hospital that's not so scary with fun furniture, playrooms, and lots of toys.
Donations are received by the Children's Hospital Foundation, which is dedicated supporting Loma Linda University Children's Hospital's mission to bring whole-child care to the region and beyond.
Two teams will line up on 100 foot ropes attached to 116,000 lb. 757 aircraft, provided by Unical. The event starter will signal the teams and start the stopwatch. The team that pulls the farthest in 90 seconds wins. The two teams will be made up of public safety officers from local police, sheriff and fire services in addition doctors, nurses and staff from LLCHU. While the winning team will receive endless bragging rights – the dollars you pledge will directly benefit the Loma Linda Children's Hospital Foundation.
Experience last year's practice plane pull
The SB Strong Plane Pull is made possible, in part, through the generous support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. As an indigenous community the origins and history of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians stem from its relationship with the land and to all who share it. Since ancient times the Tribe has expressed itself through a culture of giving. Today, San Manuel is able to answer the call of Yawa' (Serrano language word meaning “to act on one's beliefs”) through partnerships with charitable organizations. The Tribe draws upon its history, knowledge, expertise and cultural values to direct philanthropic giving regionally and to Native American causes and disaster relief on a national level.