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1st Annual Rock 4 WRYM Benefit Concert

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$15 - $20
1st Annual Rock 4 WRYM Benefit Concert

1st Annual Rock 4 WRYM Benefit Concert

Join us for our 1st Annual Rock 4 WRYM Benefit Concert to support the Windsor Residence for Young Men. It’s a very worthy cause and we are offering live music, great food and prizes. Proceeds go directly to WRYM programs. The performers include Max Marshall, Aaron Furlotte, Mark Chichkan, Powerswitch, Formula, London Prog, and All That Noise.

WRYM is a charitable organization designed help young men, 16 – 24 years of age, to end homelessness and build new lives. We provide transitional living facilities and a supportive functional family, often the only family “our guys” have ever known, with staff in the roles of older siblings or aunts and uncles who deliver individual counselling. Our programs teach life skills, including hygiene, food acquisition and preparation for a healthy diet, budgeting, social responsibility and work ethic, and provide aftercare while our residents pursue education and employment.

We promised to welcome 40 young men per year when we first opened — we now average 54 admissions per year:
• 37% return to (extended) family
• 43% are established in independent living appropriate to their needs
• 60% stay in or return to school
• 19% find employment while with us
• 10% are from Essex County and Chatham-Kent
• 5% are refugees
• 60% of “our guys” are challenged by mental health issues upon admission – we can usually obtain diagnosis and begin treatment within four days
• Challenges to learning skills are often present but, with dedicated volunteer assistance these needs are addressed
• We help to remove young men from violent or abusive environments, providing a supportive setting where they can begin to heal and prosper
• We are helping to break the cycles of domestic violence, violence against women, street violence and the potential for the abused to become abusers
• Check them out on facebook

Cost: $15 in advance. $20 at the door. Tickets are available online.

Details

Date:
November 19
Time:
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$15 - $20
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
http://www.wrym.ca

Venue

Players Sports Club
1530 Langlois Avenue
Windsor, Ontario N8X 4M2 Canada
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Phone:
(519) 256-6202
Website:
www.playerssportsclub.ca

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