Our story

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How It Started

CURE was founded by Kenneth Warren, Riley Casagrande and Elspeth Collard in 2017. While attending a student leadership program in India, Kenneth encountered a girl and her impoverished family. Everyday, the girl would be late for her morning classes because she was fetching polluted water for her brother and mother to drink. 

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That moment inspired Kenneth, Riley and Elspeth to develop a solution to help the poor little girl in some way. A team of environmentally conscious high school students joined together to create a culture of sustainability in their city and the world at large. The team researched the key ways to do this -- LED lighting, refillable water bottle stations, composting and recycling. CURE continues to grow and is now in a partnership with its local school system.