Townsend Foundation grants Youth Center $2,500

Courtesy photo Pictured from left to right are: Lina Lume, Executive Director of The Youth Center and CTF Board members Lisa Gilbertson, Donna Takaki and Bill Townsend. Courtesy photo

The Carrie Townsend Foundation recently awarded a $2,500 grant to The Youth Center in support of their after school and tutoring programs. Carrie Townsend’s family founded the Carrie Townsend Foundation (CTF) in an effort to honor her quintessential life and to carry on her steadfast commitment of faithful generosity. CTF supports non-profit organizations and causes that meaningfully impact the lives of youth through education and sports in Southern California.

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The Youth Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to transform children’s lives one family at a time through collaborative social, educational and recreational programs. Since the birth of the Youth Center in 1952, The Youth Center has been honored to establish valuable partnerships within the community and acknowledges their critical importance in the organization’s current and future success. For additional information on The Youth Center, please call 562.493.4043 or visit