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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The YMCA Northeast Indiana has introduced the identify of its new constructing and home violence disaster shelter.
In recognition of the continuing help for the YMCA’s mission and beneficiant monetary help from the William J. and Bonnie L. Hefner Basis, the brand new constructing (previously the Corridor’s Guesthouse on Washington Middle Highway) will likely be named “The Hefner Middle.” The YMCA stated the home violence disaster shelter will likely be named Bonnie’s Home, after long-time supporter Bonnie Hefner.
“My grandparents’ want was to at all times embody YWCA Northeast Indiana of their giving, and we couldn’t
be extra completely satisfied to have the ability to help YWCA of their development,” stated Aimee Myers, Government Director of
the William J. and Bonnie L. Hefner Basis.
“On behalf of the YWCA Northeast Indiana board and employees, we’re very appreciative of being bestowed the distinction of aligning with this beneficiant household. We couldn’t be extra happy to have the ability to honor the Hefner household by inserting their identify on our constructing and by naming our home violence disaster shelter after Bonnie Hefner. We admire their ongoing help for our mission and the religion in our future inside our group,” stated Paula Hughes-Schuh, YWCA Northeast Indiana CEO.
YWCA Northeast Indiana stated it anticipates having renovations to the constructing accomplished and all operations moved onsite by summer season of 2022. Within the meantime, residential packages and companies proceed to function at YWCA’s present amenities, positioned at 5920 Decatur Rd and 2417 Fairfield Ave.
For extra info on YWCA Northeast Indiana’s companies, please go to ywcanein.com.