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Who your support has helped:

Friendship Center members include a two-time Olympic gold medalist, a math teacher, a US Airforce nurse turned accomplished women's rights activist, a beloved wife & mother of 7 who immigrated from Mexico, a veterinarian, a pediatrician, a comedian, a fire captain, and a UCSB Gaucho.

When you support Friendship Center, you are directly supporting individuals in our community who are living with dementia and their caregivers.

Your generosity fuels our vital programs, ensuring no one faces the challenges of dementia alone.

Every donation helps us maintain a warm, inclusive space where everyone is welcomed and supported.

Join us in making a difference—your contribution matters.

Thank you for your support.

Thank you! Love, Friendship Center

how your support has helped:

Last year we served 130 members, ranging in age from 32 to 102. We provided 653 care consultations for caregivers, we provided 27,707 hours of respite, provided over 1,750 meals, and saved families a combined $426,148 in care costs

If you would like to donate from a Donor Advised Fund, give a gift of stock, or include Friendship Center in your will or trust, please contact our Executive Director Kathryn Westland at (805) 969-0859 or

501c3 EIN number: 95-3398938



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