A New Name – A Brighter Future

Categories: In the News

We are thrilled to share the news that, this fall, The Lord’s Place Men’s Campus, located in Boynton Beach, FL will be named the William H. Mann Place.

The facility, which houses 50 men who were formerly homeless, is being named in honor of a very generous gift from Anna Mann, of Palm Beach, in memory of her late husband William Mann.

The gift is earmarked for $200,000 for renovation of the facility, and $800,000 for ongoing and long term operational needs of the campus. The donation will allow us to upgrade the facility including the 20 two-bedroom apartments.  Acquired 30 years ago, the building is in need of significant renovations. In addition, the gift will support the ongoing services at the campus including mental health, substance disorder, reentry and employment.

“I am so very pleased to be able to make this donation that will have such a significant impact on the work of The Lord’s Place. I am extremely touched by the important work that The Lord’s Place does, and I hope that this gift will help these men for years to come,” commented Mrs. Mann.

Diana Stanley, Agency CEO, commented,  “We are blessed to receive this extraordinary donation, reflecting Anna’s commitment to our life-changing work. This gift recognizes The Lord’s Place readiness to receive sustainable gifts to ensure that our programs continue.”

“A donation of this magnitude represents a momentous occasion for The Lord’s Place, ” said Cornelia Thornburgh, Board Chair.  “Only rarely does an agency receive a transformational gift that truly changes the lives of those we serve. This is such a gift. We are further inspired by Anna Mann’s generosity to continue to find solutions to homelessness. This gift now sustains our efforts for a particularly vulnerable group and, hopefully, will inspire others to continue to support our mission.”