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The Cowan Foundation assists the YMCA Alternative Suspension Program

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A national program helping Canadian teens who have been suspended from school.

The YMCA and The Cowan Foundation are pleased to announce a commitment of $150,000 from The Cowan Foundation to YMCA Alternative Suspension, a national program developed and rolled out nationally by the YMCAs of Québec that supports teens who have been suspended from school. Thanks to The Cowan Foundation’s support over the next three years, troubled teens have a chance to turn their time away from school into a positive experience. Read more about the donation here.

Frank Cowan Company believes strongly in developing the youth of today for tomorrow’s challenges. Giving at risk youth a second chance to make better decisions and become an integral and productive part of society falls within our collective mandate, commented Michael Lough, V.P., Specialty Programs, Frank Cowan Company.

(In the photo, we have in the following order: Peter Sweeney, CEO of the YMCAs of Cambridge, Kitchener/Waterloo Jennifer Holmes Weier, Senior Vice President, Advocacy, Communications and Public Policy, YMCA Canada Carol Parsons, Senior Consultant National Benefits, Cowan Insurance Group Heather McLachlin, President of Cowan Insurance Group Andrew Borrelli, Director, Development, School Perseverance, the YMCA’s of Québec George Kalimeris, National Director, School Perseverance, the YMCA’s of Québec Michael (Mike) Lough, VP, Programs, Frank Cowan Company)

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