November 3, 2015 – Morgan Stanley has awarded $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse to assist the organization with operations and youth development programs at its club locations throughout the City of Syracuse.
The contribution was made on behalf of Morgan Stanley employees in the Central Eastern NY Complex for their efforts during the company’s 2015 Global Volunteer Month campaign. Top community service-performing complexes across the country were invited to submit nominations for their favorite charities and the winners were randomly selected through a drawing.
“We are deeply appreciative of Morgan Stanley Foundation’s generous contribution, which will help strengthen our programs and services, and empower Club members to build better lives for themselves and better communities,” said Derrick Dorsey, executive director for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse. “Morgan Stanley and its employees have shown a vested interest in our organization and we applaud their civic involvement and volunteer efforts that assist numerous local charities throughout the year.”
“Morgan Stanley is a delighted to designate this award for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse and particularly pleased to have this opportunity as a result of our employees’ commitment to giving back to communities where we live and work,” said Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Executive Director, Complex Manager, Dean A. Wallace.
About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse
Since 1892, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse has empowered thousands of young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The organization serves 1200 youth (ages 6-19) annually at four city locations (East Fayette Street, Shonnard Street, Hamilton Street and Central Village) and Huntington K-8 School. The clubs provide a safe environment, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship and high impact youth development programs during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. For more information, visit www.bgcsyracuse.org.