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George Meets the Pope!

George Leis, president/COO for Montecito Bank and Trust, serves on the Channel Islands YMCA Board and is chair of the National YMCA’s Board of Directors. Featured in the Montecito Journal, learn about the global impact of the YMCA and how George and YMCA CEO, Suzanne McCormick, will be in audience with Pope Francis.
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Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA Campaign Aims for $180,000

Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA, part of the Channel Islands YMCA, has opened its Annual Support Campaign with this year’s fundraising goal set at $180,000. Jeanmarie Harty, vice chair of the Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA Board, is the 2024 annual campaign chair. The campaign was launched Feb. 1 with an in-person event at the YMCA.
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YMCA service for homeless young adults makes big strides in Santa Barbara

A local YMCA service for homeless young adults has made big strides since it’s opening day. Last year, the Youth & Family Services YMCA in Santa Barbara opened its newest location, the Haley Street Navigation Center. It now serves as the only day-time drop-in center for young adults up to 24 years old who are experiencing homelessness and housing instability in the city.
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