Members of Young Leaders Society Raise $4,000 for United Way of Santa Barbara County Programs


Participants in United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society United We Bowl event raised more than $4,000 for United We Read and other community programs.


Recently, members of United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) Young Leaders Society (YLS) bowled the night away at Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond for the 7th Annual United We Bowl event.

96 YLS members participated in a challenge bowl-a-thon, raising more than $4,000 for the upcoming 8th Annual United We Read event and other valuable community programs. United We Read is a program spearheaded by UWSBC that focuses on reaching community driven 10-year goals in education, financial stability and health.

Over the past seven years, YLS has donated over 1,000 books and over $4,500 along with school supplies to local schools through United We Read.

Sponsors of United We Bowl included: The Towbes Group, Cottage Health, Union Bank and Montecito Bank & Trust.

Other attending organizations included: Damitz, Brooks, Nightingale, Turner & Morrisset; City National Bank; Wells Fargo; Deckers; Hearts of Bacara and Mcfarland Faletti.

About Young Leaders Society
Young Leaders Society (YLS) was formed to provide community involvement and personal development opportunities for young professionals. This unique and dynamic group offers its members multiple avenues to become involved with various United Way and community initiatives, to directly make a difference in people’s lives, and to ultimately become leaders in our community. For more information, please visit

About United Way of Santa Barbara County
United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has the unique and positive vision that “in our community, everyone has a hopeful future.” Since 1923, UWSBC has served Santa Barbara County community through funding, volunteer development, and by utilizing its own unique initiatives that involve dozens of local non-profit and public sector agencies. UWSBC’s local community driven Power of Partnership™ priorities help children, families & seniors with a focus on Education, Income and Health. For more information, please visit

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