YMCA of San Diego Raised $6.3 Million for 2015 Year

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Christopher Stender is an immigration attorney in San Diego, California. Dedicated to helping others, attorney Christopher Stender supports the YMCA, particularly Indian Princesses, through which he helps with the camp outs for Daddies and Daughters.

The YMCA of San Diego County strives to improve lives by helping individuals develop their minds, bodies, and souls. The organization seeks to form a strong bond with community members, including families residing in underserved areas. Its goal is to engage one in eight households in programs that can help individuals to grow and thrive.

To help meet its goals, the YMCA of San Diego seeks financial assistance from its community. In 2015, the nonprofit had almost 400,000 members and participants at its 39 facilities, with 48 percent of them children under the age of 18. Thanks to donations made by 14,594 supporters, the organization raised almost $6.3 million in 2015. The donations allowed 77,008 individuals to receive financial assistance.


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About Christopher Stender

After working for three years as Assistant Chief Counsel for the San Diego District of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, Christopher Stender launched a law partnership in 1993. Initially known as Stender & Larkin, the firm was renamed Stender & Associates, PC. Christopher Stender and his team of bilingual associates provide comprehensive immigration-related legal services, working with individuals held at Arizona’s detention centers and prisons in Eloy and Florence, as well as at California’s detention centers in El Centro, San Diego, and San Pedro. Christopher Stender assists in bond procurement and payment, visitation and hearing scheduling, and detainee transportation. He is known for taking tough cases, promoting novel legal theories, and getting positive results for his clients. He routinely appears before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the First, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. Prospective clients can read about the immigration process in both English and Spanish on his website. Christopher Stender spent his undergraduate years at the University of Würzburg, Germany, and the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. He earned his Juris Doctor in 1990 from the Syracuse University College of Law. An East Coast native who lived abroad for two years, Christopher Stender has traveled extensively throughout Europe. In addition to his native English, he speaks German and Spanish. He supports Grace Point Church, Homeless Outreach, Cesar Chavez Elementary School, Tijuana Schools Mission, and Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project. He lives with his wife and four children in San Diego.

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