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Naples, Fl (April 30, 2024) Youth Haven, Inc. is pleased to welcome Christine Stahl Lublin to its Board of Directors, effective April 2024.

Christine Lublin was an executive at IBM for many years, leading teams and managing businesses throughout the Southeast United States and Puerto Rico. Since coming to Naples, she has been involved with several philanthropic organizations, serving in many positions, including committee chair, presenting sponsor, and honorary chair. In addition to Youth Haven, organizations she has supported include Bucket List Bash (American Cancer Society), Naples International Film Festival, Naples Winter Wine Festival, Naples Zoo, and Naples Botanical Gardens. Christine feels strongly that all children deserve love and a place to call home and is delighted to be a member of the Youth Haven board.

“Youth Haven is honored that Christine Stahl Lublin has joined our Board of Directors,” said Linda Goldfield, Youth Haven’s Chief Executive Officer. “Christine is an incredible addition to our Board of Directors. Her support will allow us to continue to provide the best care to the children and teens that depend on Youth Haven for Home, Hope, and Healing.”

About Youth Haven, Inc.
Youth Haven, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was established in 1972 and provides Home, Hope, and Healing to abused and neglected children and teens, ages 6 – 20, in SWFL. Its 18.5-acre therapeutic campus in Naples, FL, offers the only Emergency shelter in Collier County for youth removed from their homes. Youth Haven offers a Residential/At-Risk care facility where individuals can stay for an average of 270 days. Additionally, they operate a shelter specifically for homeless, unaccompanied teens, helping them make a successful transition to adulthood. With beds for up to 70 youth, Youth Haven provides around-the-clock specialized care in a home-like
environment, counseling to begin their healing process, educational support, and a robust enrichment program. Youth Haven is accredited by the nationally recognized Council on Accreditation, licensed by the Florida Department of Children and Families, and is a partner of Children’s Network of Southwest Florida. Rated 4-star (excellent) by Charity Navigator and Platinum by Candid/Guidestar, Youth Haven is a beneficiary of Naples Children & Education Foundation. For more information or to schedule a tour, please visit or call 239-774-2904. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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