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Local man collects empty cans, raises thousands of dollars for McLaren

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FLINT (WJRT) - (06/04/14) - A local man is helping patients - and he doing it in a rather unique way.

When you return a can of pop to the store - you get a 10 cents.

One man realized these dimes could really add up and make a difference at the same time.

Terry Striggow started collecting empty cans and bottles in 2012. To date, he has collect 30,000 cans - raising more than $3,000.

All the money raised goes to McLaren hospital.

Terry works there as a transporter for the inpatient Rehab Unit and its Joint and Spine Center.

Terry works closed with patients on these units and was inspired one day by someone on his unit.

Terry is directing his donation to the Rehab Resolve Fund. It provides equipment and other things for rehab patients who do not have the resources.

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