GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- A central Nebraska nonprofit is celebrating its triumph in a prestigious competition. 

According to a news release, Grand Island Habitat for Humanity won the Novelis Can Competiton for the fourth year in a row. 

The competition featured 81 Habitat for Humanity affiliates across North America. The organization recycled 9,497 pounds of aluminum cans in a span of three months. 

The top place comes with a prize of $8,500, which the the organization says will further its ability to provide affordable housing options in the community.

"We are thrilled to once again secure the top spot in the Novelis Can Competition," said Alyssa Heagy, Executive Director of Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity. "This victory is a testament to the dedication of our volunteers and the unwavering support from our local community. We take great pride in leading the way toward a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future."

The Novelis Can Competition aims to encourage Habitat for Humanity affiliates to promote recycling and sustainability within their communities.