Cleaner Environment, Healthier Life – Cleaning San Diego’s Manzanita Canyon

Rare Is Special volunteered in cleaning drive organized by Project Helping led by Ali Muhammad, a Marine and the “Phoenix Leader” at Project Helping. Volunteers gathered 225 pounds of trash and cleaned 12 graffiti from the 1-mile-long Manzanita Canyon in San Diego.

Rare Is Special passionately believes in creating a cleaner and healthier neighborhood and supporting any such cause. We thank Project Helping for organizing the drive and would like to invite locals to participate in future drives with Project Helping. You can find more information about the drive at Project Helping Facebook page.

Multiple diseases including cancers such as Mesothelioma (a rare form of cancer affecting tissue linings of lungs, abdomen and heart) is caused by pollutants such as asbestos. Cleaner environment and healthier lifestyle prevents diseases. Stay Clean, Stay Healthy!

Author: Kanako Nishino, Community Engagement, Rare Is Special

Kanako has worked as pediatric nurse in past in Japan and has provided health care to children affected by rare diseases. She has been involved in the development of Rare Is Special.

*Image Courtesy: Kanako Nishino & Project Helping
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