Today marked a historic occasion for The Wesley Community, as we publicly announced our first capital campaign in more than 40 years to help transform floors 2, 3 and 4 of the Springs Building. The 1st phase of renovations to 5 Springs, completed in 2016, has been well received by residents and families and we are now raising funds to fulfill our commitment to complete the renovations to the entire Springs building. This is a capital project that will be an investment of more than $20 million dollars when complete. Building The Future For Our Friends and Families: The Campaign for Springs seeks to raise $5 million dollars to help support the cost of the project.
A volunteer steering committee, led by Shelly Amato and Raymond Martin, and including David Collins, C. Michael Ingersoll, Tara Anne Pleat, A.C. Riley, J. Thomas Roohan, Stephen “Sully” Sullivan, L. Clifford Van Wagner and Charles Wait, Jr., have, to-date, raised $3.2 million toward the campaign goal. We thank the generous donors who have supported this campaign effort so far.
Lead gifts for the campaign include a $500,000 donation from the Dake Family and Stewart’s Shops; a $500,000 contribution from the Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust; and a $250,000 donation from Adirondack Trust Company.
Additional major donations for the campaign include $100,000 commitments from Angerame Architects, P.C.; The Hedbring Foundation/Fort Miller Group; Marshall and Sterling Insurance; Raymond Martin; Elliott and Cathy Masie; Ruth Pouliot; and John and A.C. Riley.
A full press release with today’s announcement is available here.