WRYM awarded $26,186 Green Shield 6x6 Grant
WRYM has been awarded a $26,186 grant from the Green Shield Canada Six 4 Six Community Granting Initiative, administered by the WindsorEssex Community Foundation for our Youth Independence Program!
Conceived by WRYM Program Director Jason Weinberg (centre, right), the new classroom-based program will teach life skills to youth 16-24 years of age regardless of their self-identified gender. L-R: Zahid Salmon, President &CEO Green Shield Canada; Jason Weinberg, WRYM Program Director; Mila Lucio, Chief HR Officer Green Shield Canada; Dave Freeman, WRYM Board Member; Greg Goulin, WRYM Executive Director; Susan Freeman, WRYM President; and Sherry Peister, Chair of the Board Green Shield Canada.
Dependency fosters abuse. Independent life skills are the antidote. We will now be able to provide a meal and our program to all youth willing to participate, male and female, who are not attending school, in our classroom from 12 noon to 3pm each week day.
Gregory D. Goulin, LSM, JD
Executive Director, (pro bono),