Bottle Donation Program Recipients Selected for the Year
March 24, 2017
GRANDE PRAIRIE – In partnership with Recycle Plus, Aquatera has selected 12 organizations to receive the monthly funds collected over the next year from the Bottle Donation Program.
Each of the organizations are located in Aquatera’s service area and supports or provides programming for disadvantaged or at-risk youth.
“At Aquatera we take pride in helping grow healthy communities. The Bottle Donation Program is one of the ways we support the community, local youth and the environment,” says Chelsea Lewis, Communications Manager. “The community support that this program receives is what makes it so successful.”
Since 2004, over 80 organizations have been supported by Bottle Donation Funds, with donations exceeding $755,000 to date.
Aquatera would like to congratulate the following organizations who will receive funding this year:
- PARDS – May recipient 2017
- HIV North Society – June recipient 2017
- Ronald McDonald House Charities – July recipient 2017
- 3D Children’s Society – August recipient 2017
- SPRC – The Breakfast Club – September recipient 2017
- Big Country Toy Box – October recipient 2017
- Q99 Stuff-a-Bus – November recipient 2017
- Centre for Creative Arts – December recipient 2017
- GP & District Grief Support Association – January recipient 2018
- GP Voice for Life – February recipient 2018
- The Finishing Touch Grad Society – March recipient 2018
- Riverstone Playground Society – April recipient 2018
Big Brothers and Big Sisters is the last organization to receive funds from the 2016/17 season, and will be collecting recyclables throughout the month of April 2017.
Residents who are interested in providing support to any of these organizations throughout this program can simply drop off their bottles and cans in the donation bins located at Aquatera’s Eco Centre and Landfill, as well as both Recycle Plus bottle depots.
More information about the Bottle Donation Program and other sponsorship opportunities with Aquatera can be found at www.aquatera.ca/sponsorship
Aquatera Utilities Inc. is the Grande Prairie region’s provider of water, wastewater and solid waste services. Its core purpose is helping grow healthy communities and aims to have the best people providing the best service for the best value.
Stacy Kruger, Communications Specialist