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Monday April 25th, 2016

Posted at 7:07pm

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The WFCU Credit Union presented 26 non-profit groups and organizations with funding from their 2016 Community Donations Fund on Monday.

The organizations deliver a wide range of programs and represent a cross-section of community groups and agencies from the region.

“We are here today to recognize the efforts of organizations in our community that help make our community a better place” said Martin J. Komsa, WFCU Credit Union President and Chief Executive Officer. “Giving back to our community is not just a philosophy at WFCU Credit Union but an integral part of who we are.” In a surprise announcement during the reception, Komsa increased total funds awarded to the recipients by $8,000, bringing this year’s Community Donations Fund total to $28,000.

Recipients of the 2016 Community Donations Fund include:

  • Windsor – Essex Children’s Aid Foundation
  • Community Living Windsor, Family Respite Services
  • Leone Residence for Women
  • The Windsor Residence for Young Men
  • Canadian Mental Health Association of Windsor Essex County
  • Katelyn Bedard – Bone Marrow Association
  • John McGivney Children’s Centre
  • Essex County Diversion Program Inc.
  • The Summit Centre for Preschool Children with Autism
  • Top Guns Kids with Cancer Take Flight
  • Windsor Optimist Youth Band, Street Help
  • A Book of My Own!
  • Windsor Symphony Youth & Youth Junior Orchestra
  • VON Windsor- Essex, Ford City Residents in Action
  • Windsor Police Service – Community Service Branch
  • Erie Wildlife Rescue
  • The Naturalized Habitat Network of Essex County & Windsor
  • Windsor Jewish Community Centre and Federation
  • Autism Services Inc. of Windsor and Essex County
  • Windsor- Essex Therapeutic Riding Association
  • Pajama Angels
  • Kingsville Historical Park Museum
  • Heart Defects Society of Windsor and Essex County

Over the last fifteen years, WFCU Credit Union has invested over $10 million back into the community through the Community Investment Program, $320,000 specifically through the Community Donations Funds.

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