Old Tires Mean New Dreams In Sixth Annual #TireTakeBack Event
Tire collectors across Ontario invite community members to recycle their used tires for free to support The Sunshine Foundation of Canada
Get outdoors and enjoy the spring weather by taking your old tires to your local participating tire collector taking part in the province-wide #TireTakeBack campaign to raise money in support of The Sunshine Foundation of Canada, a Canadian charitable organization that makes dreams come true for children with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses.
In partnership with Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA), Ontario Federation of Agriculture and , participating collectors are hosting the #TireTakeBack collection event where all collection allowances associated with each Passenger, Light Truck and Agricultural tire dropped off during business hours will be donated to The Sunshine Foundation.
More than 46,000 tires were collected last year across Ontario during the #TireTakeBack events, raising over $90,000. The funds raised help The Sunshine Foundation fulfil dreams for children within its network, including trips of a lifetime, meeting an idol, and providing adaptive mobility devices. In recent years, children were even sent on a DreamLift to Disneyworld. To put this program into perspective, the fees collected from four tires can buy a princess tiara or Mickey Mouse ears!
What: Community tire collection fundraiser to help The Sunshine Foundation give children with severe disabilities an opportunity of a lifetime.
When: June 1 – June 6, 2015 – Hours vary by collector location.
Where: Drop off locations found here.