Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity wins Novelis Can Grant Competition
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity announced its fourth consecutive win in the Novelis Can Grant competition. They recycled 11,029 pounds of aluminum cans, surpassing last year’s efforts by 2,026 pounds.
Over the years, the program Our Cans for Habitat has collected aluminum cans from various locations in Hall, Howard, Hamilton and Merrick counties.
Alyssa Heagy, Executive Director of Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity, expressed her gratitude, saying, “We are overjoyed to see our recycling efforts making a significant impact, and we are more determined than ever to continue our mission of providing affordable housing.”
In this round of competition, second place went to River City Habitat for Humanity in Jefferson, MO, with 8,150 pounds of recycled cans. Third place was secured by Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity with 4,635 pounds.
The second round of the competition will run from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30.
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