Cans For Kids

Cans For Kids

Pediatric Healthcare, Recycling of Aluminum

Year founded: 1990


Founded in 1990, this charity’s mission is clear: collect aluminium cans in Cyprus, sell them, and use the proceeds to buy medical equipment for children’s hospital wards. They’ve collected over 25 million cans and donated equipment worth 273,000 euros to Makarios Hospital, the central paediatric hospital in Cyprus.But they’re more than just recyclers. They also educate by giving school presentations and offering hands-on visits to their recycling center.In summary, since 1990, this charity collects cans, sells them to fund medical equipment for children’s hospitals, primarily Makarios Hospital. They’ve made a significant impact on pediatric care and promote recycling through education.

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