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Press Release Category Society - Philanthropy - The Healing Place Release Date: December 13, 2007

Waste Industries Donates to The Healing Place for the 3rd Consecutive Year

By The Healing Place
December 13, 2007
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Waste Industries continues its philanthropic ways by providing a generous donation to The Healing Place of Wake County, a nonprofit rehabilitation facility for homeless people with alcohol and drug dependency.

PR9.NET December 13, 2007 - Raleigh, NC. The Healing Place of Wake County announced today that Waste Industries, a regional, non-hazardous solid waste services company, has provided a generous donation to be used for operating the non-profit's rehabilitation facility for homeless people with alcohol and drug dependency.

"We have an amazing loyal set of donors," said Dennis Parnell, executive director, and we are so grateful, for the continuing support of Waste Industries towards our treatment of homelessness and addiction. It is a real privilege to work with companies like Waste Industries to give back to the community."

The Healing Place provides a unique peer to peer recovery program that helps homeless substance abusers become responsible, productive, and self-supporting citizens.

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Phone (919) 865-2537
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Address 1251 Goode St
Raleigh NC 27603

About Waste Industries USA, Inc.

Waste Industries is a solid waste services company providing collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services to commercial, industrial and residential customer locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Tennessee. For more than 35 years, Waste Industries has developed cost effective, responsive and environmentally sound solutions to meet the solid waste management needs of its customers. The company's principle operations consist of 35 collection operations, 29 transfer stations, approximately 72 convenience drop-off centers, 12 recycling facilities and 9 landfills serving more than 750,000 municipal, residential, commercial and industrial service locations.

About The Healing Place

The Healing Place of Wake County is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) recovery and rehabilitation facility for homeless people with alcohol and other drug dependency. The Men’s Facility opened its doors in 2001 and the Women’s Facility began operation in 2006. The Healing Place facilities have provided more than 500,000 beds of shelter and days of recovery to homeless men and women at a cost of less than $30 per client per day. Remarkably, one year after program completion over 65% of the graduates from the program are still sober, employed, tax paying citizens. The Healing Place of Wake County is built on the principles of the highly successful Healing Place in Louisville KY, which received the 1998 US Department of Health Resources and Service Administration “Models That Work Award” in recognition of the success of the program. Visit us on the web at

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