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 »  Home  »  Business & Finance  »  Can Collection Team is Growing
Can Collection Team is Growing
By Business Notes | Published  06/2/2010 | Business & Finance | Rating:
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Brampton - On FridayJ une 4th at 1:30PM at the Brampton Ford Distribution Facility, 8000 Dixie Rd., Dave Champagne, President of CAW Local 584, will announce a partnership with James Young, JEY Enterprises, to help in his quest to collect 150 million aluminum beverage cans. The money received from recycling the cans will help fund the building of houses by Habitat for Humanity Brampton.

To kick off the project Mr. Champagne will present of thousands of aluminum cans collected by members of CAW Local 584 to Mr. Young and Thomas Fischer, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Brampton.

CAW Local 584 from the Ford Facility joins Rogers Communication, Brampton Brick, twenty other local firms, four schools and over 125 local residents supporting the project. Anyone in
Brampton can contact Mr. Young to be a part of the project via either of the following 877-330-9077 or thecanman@cans4houses.org .

To date James - the Can Man - Young has collected and sold 3,848 pounds, or 134,000 cans, which is a small drop in the bucket considering the total number of cans which could be recycled for a cause.However, with the funds generated so far one of the following items could be acquired: 2 hot water tanks, shingles, flooring, 10 doors, or 20 windows.

Habitat for Humanity's vision is a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live, and its mission is to mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty.


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