ERA's "Rethink Reuse" campaign has hit the province by storm with over 60 applicants applying for a donation of laptops
CALGARY, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) announced their "Rethink Reuse" campaign closed on Monday and that they have picked the recipients for the 50 laptops. A total of 17 Alberta's Promise Partners will be the lucky recipients of 50 laptops, all ranging from 2-5 laptops going to each organization.
The recipients of this campaign includes Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society, Wilderness Youth Challenge Program, Centre for Autism Services Alberta, Calgary Meals on Wheels, Beakerhead Creative Society, Family Services of Central Alberta, Kids Up Front Foundation, LINKages Society of Alberta, Youths Can Fish 2, Alberta Women's Science Network, Early Childhood Development Centre, Cornerstone of Hope, Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, StoryBook Theatre, Evergreen Theatre Society, CINIM, Lakeland Centre for FASD and Garneau/ University Early Learning Centre.
A representative from each of these organizations will be present on the day of donation. The ERA invites the media to join them in celebrating the distribution of laptops this Monday, October 15th 2018. All organizations are available for an interview and open to photos been taken on the day.
"We are extremely excited for Monday and happy to be able to fulfill so many organizations wishes", said Jessica Lifely, Business Development and Marketing Manager at the ERA. "Also, we would like to announce that the organizations who did not get picked for our Rethink Reuse campaign will receive their donation in the coming months. At ERA, we believe in making every organizations dreams a reality."
Date: Monday, October 15th 2018
Time: 10.30 am
Venue: 1301 34th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 1V8
About the Electronic Recycling Association
Established in 2004, ERA is a non-profit organization directed to reduce the environmental impact of improperly-discarded toxic electronic waste by offering accessible services to help corporations and individuals manage their retiring IT assets. Through industry leading pickup, data removal and reporting/certification services, ERA provides a full-circle solution for e-waste management. With reuse being ERA's top priority, every item that is received is examined for any remaining productive life and refurbished for reuse. True end of life items are transferred to accredited Canadian recyclers where a nil landfill contribution can be assured. ERA is committed to supporting local charities and individuals in need through the provision of electronic equipment to charities and individuals alike.
Since 2003, Alberta's Promise has worked with businesses, communities, and non-profit organizations from across the province to create meaningful partnerships that enhance programs and services for children and their families. By helping businesses direct financial gifts, volunteer hours, and in-kind donations to local non-profits serving youth (0-24), Alberta's Promise helps create real impact for the non-profit sector and the Albertans they serve.
SOURCE Electronic Recycling Association
For further information: Media enquiries may be directed to: Jessica Lifely, Business Development and Marketing Manager, Electronic Recycling Association, firstname.lastname@example.org, 403-262-4488