Friesens Corporation in Altona is excited for YFC Altona – The Station to utilize one of its buildings on 6th Street and becoming a long-term tenant.
A partnership between Friesens and YFC Altona will see the youth drop-in centre move into a facility with 5 times more space than its current location.
Chad Friesen, CEO of Friesens Corporation says they have wanted to partner with YFC for a number of years already, and this year, the timing happened to be right. Friesen says local businesses, such as Friesens Corporation, like hiring some of the same skill sets that are developed through exposure to a Maker Space innovation lab. He adds there are lot of good fundamentals within the program supporting youth, and as a community, it’s important to get behind the initiative.
“We talked at length about how could business support YFC Altona in developing greater program for YFC, as well…