Today Emterra Environmental presented a cheque for over $43,000 to OneFoundation for Niagara Health System to support cancer care in the region, bringing Emterra’s total donations since 2011 to more than $200,000.
The funding gift is earmarked for Niagara’s Walker Family Cancer Centre (WFCC) to help purchase cancer treatment equipment. Emterra has supported the cancer centre since it was opened in 2013. This year, the donation is one of the 40 special events that mark Emterra’s 40th anniversary celebration.
Emterra Environmental is the Region of Niagara’s contractor for the collection of blue and grey box recyclables, bulky waste, batteries, yard waste, and organics.