WFCU Awards $28,000 To Windsor-Essex Organizations
Monday April 25th, 2016
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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.