GREENVILLE, S.C. – December 19, 2023 – Broadstreet, Inc., a Greenville, S.C.-based private equity firm, is pleased to share it has made a donation of $3,000 to the Manchester Police Athletic League (MPAL), a nonprofit based out of Manchester, N.H. that functions as an after-school organization facilitating positive connections between law enforcement officers and the youth in the community.
Carl Smith, a Windham resident and senior managing director of Broadstreet, along with Joel Desilets, partner of Broadstreet, presented the donation to Officer David Lisboa, community affairs/MPAL coordinator of the Manchester Police Department.
“Broadstreet is honored to play a role in advancing the admirable work undertaken by the Manchester Police Athletic League,” said Smith. “This donation will help further the mission of MPAL to foster positive relationships between law enforcement and the youth, ultimately contributing to the betterment of our community.”
MPAL is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is run by a full-time Manchester Police Officer and connects law enforcement officers with kids through after-school programs. MPAL offers athletic and enrichment programs such as Aikido, boxing, cooking, cross-training, girls’ empowerment and movement, juvenile court diversion, skateboarding and wrestling. The organization aims to create a safe, positive environment where police officers act as coaches and mentors. All programs are 100 percent free of charge, making them accessible to all youth who want to participate.
“We are grateful for the support of Broadstreet. The donation will be instrumental in supporting the development of an indoor artificial turf area, enhancing our training facilities. This improvement aligns with our mission to provide a safe and conducive environment for the youth in our programs,” added Officer Lisboa.
Broadstreet is a private equity firm based in Greenville, S.C. with an impressive track record of identifying promising growth sectors for capital investments. The company has achieved approximately $3 billion in transactions and more than 600 people associated in the businesses it controls. Broadstreet is also one of the largest players in the land infrastructure industry in the Carolinas with more than 40 projects and it expects to eventually help develop approximately 30,000 home sites. The firm’s significant development business has allowed expansion to ancillary opportunities. www.broadstreetprivateequity.com.