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There’s been a beneficiant contribution to a neighborhood charity that helps younger Windsor males keep away from homelessness.
Windsor businessman and philanthropist Al Quesnel has given $100,000 to the Windsor Residence for Younger Males — answering the group’s request for donations this 12 months, and repeating his $100,000 reward to the trigger in 2016.
Greg Goulin, who based the Windsor Residence for Younger Males, praised Quesnel as “a very good buddy and beneficiant supporter.”
“WRYM is determined by neighborhood generosity and, due to COVID-19, fundraising has been a battle,” Goulin mentioned. “Al actually wished to help us in our work with younger individuals throughout these troublesome instances.”
Goulin mentioned Quesnel despatched an e-mail message along with his donation encouraging the group to “sustain the good work… since you are undoubtedly wanted within the Windsor and Essex County space.”
Established in 2012 in a transformed church and residential at 1505 Langlois Ave., the Windsor Residence for Younger Males offers shelter, counselling, and instructing of life abilities to males who’ve been homeless or are vulnerable to homelessness, ages 16 to 24.