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Marion Avenue: Bank Works

marion avenue: The City of Windsor has since sold the building and has asked the bank to leave by Aug. 15, according to CBC. Initially, a significant proportion of those using it were our new Syrian refugees, he said. The Windsor Furniture Bank opened April 2016 in the former Science City building on Marion Avenue and quickly became a place for anyone in need, explained Bob Cameron, executive director of the Downtown Windsor Community Collaborative, which established the bank in association with a group of local churches. That has flipped now ... a higher percentage is folks who lived in the city ... and have found themselves displaced and needing help. Stacey Janzer/CBC The bank works on a referral system. Samir Danho left helping a newly arrived family from Iraq shop at the Windsor Furniture Bank on Tuesday, July 25 2017. ( As reported in the news.