One of the nation’s largest recycling companies is spreading green cheer.Republic Services took on the role of Santa’s elves today.Staff members, who operate Oxnard’s Del Norte Regional Recycling and Transfer Station, dropped off eight thousand dollars in checks to non profits on Thursday and Friday.The recipients included Gull Wings Children’s Museum, Oxnard College Foundation, El Concilio Family Services, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Oxnard/Port Hueneme, Casa de Vida’s Men’s Program, Salvation Army’s Bell Ringer Program, Salvation Army’s Adopt a Family Program and Oxnard Police Activities League.At the Casa de Vida Men’s Program the giant check presentation was a welcome site.Casa de Vida is helping young men stay clean and sober.Residents say the funding will go to good use by paying for staff and programs.They also intend to pay it forward by volunteering with at a toy giveaway on Saturday.Republic Services of Oxnard hopes to keep Oxnard and Port Hueneme residents aware of reducing, reusing, recycling and composting.Share your comments about this story with us on the KEY News Facebook page. Connect with KEY News on Twitter Republic Services of Oxnard
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