Modest Needs makes dreams come true


Quebec City computer programmer Thierry Mellon listens as Modest Needs founder Keith Taylor presents his charity to employees and partners of Loews le Concorde Hotel.

Keith Taylor never expected his modest dream of helping others would become such an international affair, thanks to a little help from a web friend in Quebec City.

The former professor of medieval English literature abandoned his childhood aspiration of becoming a philanthropist, when he discovered that “it meant you had a lot of money.”