November 22, 2020 8:33pm
An area businessman and philanthropist helps out the Windsor Residence for Younger Males (WRYM) throughout a troublesome yr by donating $100,000.
The donation from Alan Quesnel was introduced on Sunday.
“Al has been buddy and beneficiant supporter of The Windsor Residence for Younger Males over time,” mentioned Govt Director Greg Goulin. “WRYM will depend on group generosity and, due to COVID, fundraising has been a wrestle. Al actually needed to assist us in our work with younger folks throughout these troublesome occasions.”
The Windsor non-profit group helps homeless younger males between 16 and 24 years of age by offering providers comparable to housing, counselling, and different helpful instruments to help of their futures.
WRYM has an annual funds of roughly $400,000 which serves on common 50 residents.
The non-profit posted a letter earlier this year, detailing the struggles it has confronted through the COVID-19 pandemic. At the moment, WRYM hoped to provide you with $50,000 to maintain the residence operational.
“Sustain the nice work that you’re doing at WRYM, since you are positively wanted within the Windsor and Essex County space,” mentioned Quesnel in an e-mail that accompanied the donation.
WRYM’s statistics present a median of a 95 per cent success charge, in response to a media launch.