The Youth4Tap at Windermere project has made it to the semi-finals of the Aviva Community Fund and could win $5,000 for water fill stations if they get into the top 10 for voting.
The Aviva Community Fund is a competition to champion local causes in the community to make positive change. There are 92 project ideas in the semi-finals and 30 continue into the finals where each finalist will receive a minimum of $5,000.
Youth4Tap Windermere is an organization run by youth who envision a more sustainable future to eliminate the millions of plastic water bottles consumed annually.
"Their goal is to raise awareness and money for not only new refillable water stations for Windermere School, but feeder schools as well, such as Renfrew and Nootka Elementary, " say Principal Rick Mesich. "The students hope to get rid of the sale of bottled water at school once and for all."
Voting takes place till December 11th. You can cast your vote here.
"On behalf of the students and community of Windermere Secondary, thank you for your vote," says Mesich.