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ERA and iCommuniti Networks and Electronics are working in partnership to provide access and connectivity to the community/public. Wireless devices, Network Devices, Servers, Laptops, Computers, and similar itemsDonate

Calgary Drop-In Center

Computer Training Program100's of computers, laptops, monitorsDonate

West Coast Domestic Workers' Association (WCDWA) is a non-profit
association that provides free legal assistance and support in the 
form of advocacy and counselling about issues related to caregivers. 
Our public legal education initiatives are designed to disseminate 
information about the rights and obligations of caregivers in Canada, 
while our free legal advice and policy reform initiatives create 
greater access to justice for marginalized workers.
2 very good computers for an office setting, If possible, we'd also like to include on our wishlist a printer that 
can print double-sided pages, a new keyboard to replace one with 
sticky keys, and a laptop.

The West End Seniors’ Network (WESN) was founded in 1979 and provides programs and services to approximately 10,000 seniors residing in the West End and Downtown Vancouver areas.  WESN identifies and addresses seniors’ issues and strengthens the networking of seniors through advocacy and outreach.  The West End of Vancouver has the largest older adult population with incomes below the poverty line in the city; due to this unique circumstance WESN’s services are in great demand. 


Computers, Laptops, PrintersDonate
Calgary Chinese Community Service AssociationCommunity Computer Access Centre, Outreach Volunteer/StaffLCD monitors, LaptopsDonate
Personal Community Support Association (PCSA) PCSA is a charity that runs a program called Cityfarm Edmonton to bring urban children and youth to a hands-on outdoor learning centre in Edmonton.  We need computers in our office for staff and volunteers. 6 computers (mostly just the towers), 1 laptopDonate
CCNA - Barrier Project - Calgary Charity donating IT equip to needy families Dial-up modems, printer cables, speakersDonate
McMan Youth, Family and Community Services School work while finishing high school Computer with gigs in ramDonate
Calgary Fireworks Festival Society Calgary Fireworks Festival Society, operating
as GlobalFest, which is a registered non-profit society (registration number
138036157-RP0001). Our organization produces an annual multicultural
festival and international fireworks competition celebrating diversity in
the City of Calgary. Since our 2003 season we have seen spectacular growth
and are now one of Calgary's most popular summer events
We are looking for 6 CPUs/laptops for the following positions:

Marketing and Communications Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Production Assistant
Cultural Assistant
Volunteer Assistant
Procurement Assistant
Rotary Club InternationalRotary International District 5370 is doing a three year project
in Belize, a third world Central American country. 

Our plan with the
help of the Alberta Government, is to increase the literacy skills of the entire population of Belize so that their National Gross Domestic Product will increase providing employment, training opportunities and brighter futures for the children in the country.


400 Computers, Monitors, Printers, Keyboards, MouseDonate

Amberheart Breast Cancer Foundation

Amberheart is a Canadian registered charity (BN: 89579 2729 RR0001) with its head office in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, established in 1999.  Amberheart’s goals are education, training,  prophylaxis and screening programs leading to breast cancer eradication.
2 laptops with 20 GB + HD and 600-700 MH, two RGB 19" Monitors and two separate 60 GB Hard DrivesDonate

The Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association-BC Chapter promotes the awareness and recognition of Deafblindness and Intervention.5 Laptops, 5 Desktops,

For Windows PCs

Windows 2000 or higher
512MB of RAM

Macintosh System Requirements
System 7.6 - OS X Classic
16 MB of RAM
Mac compatible printer

Alma Mata in Cameroon - Africa 
10 Workstations
10 Flat screen monitors (15 or 17 inch) - easier and less costly to ship
2 Servers (towers and monitors)
Keyboards, mice, mouse pads
1 20-port router
3 network laser printers
Digital Divide 2 LaptopsDonate
American Care and Education for Sudan Inc  2 Laptops computers, 1 Regular computerDonate
Friends of Guzoo SocietyEducational tool for non-profit society that supports humane animal treatment.Computer and printer
Concordia Lutheran Seminaryoffice use/library use5 LCD MonitorsDonate
Youth Crime Watch of Sierra Leone Non Profit Organization20 LaptopsDonate
Youth For Christ EdmontonOffice use for youth charity, ex. fund raising letters. We run troubled teen, teen mom's, campus, music and street programs.Laser printer, copier, fax, scanner, networking equipment, 2 laptopsDonate
West End Seniors' Network Vancouver For our computer lab5 computers, Pentium 4 or better Donate
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Toronto Grief Support WorkWe need computers for familiesDonate
GlobalFestWorkstations for summer youth internship program "Youth Leaders of Tomorrow"CPUs, Laptops (no peripherals or monitors needed)Donate
Halton LighthouseHomeless ShelterWe need computersDonate
Alberta Conservation Association  14u server racks  - server securityDonate
British Columbia Frequency Modulation Communications AssociationWill be used in emergency reception centres located at community centres for communications to other sites by amateur radio operatorsCisco routers 2621 and/or 3600Donate
We care - Calgary
Community access centerComputersDonate
ROYAL CANADIAN LEGIONInput members informationComputer
Berekely Free Art Center Community art center (for sound production and animation)Four Computers (powerful enough for art production)Donate
Action of Solidarity for Scientific Knowledge and Research (ASK) Project to create learning centres for children in Angola50 PCsDonate
Congregation Handmaids of the Holy Child JesusChildren's Home Computer
Fresh Start Ministries Society Admin office now and more for employment assistance workstations. Computers, monitors, keyboards, mouse, printersDonate

Sylvan Lake Community Partners Association

  We would like to request 6 – 10 full systems for use in our employment programsDonate

Cornelia Ehlers -Cameroon

 Computers for SchoolsDonate
TCBN Tamil Christain Broadcasting Network - INDIATV and Radio Station in IndiaTV Radio Broadcasting EquipmentDonate
Community Inclusion Support Services  Computers for ClientsDonate
Planet Aid Canada, Inc Office and administration work for our office.  PLanet Aid Canada in a small charitable organization in Toronto that raises funds to support AIDS programs in Zambia, Africa through the resale of second hand clothing.  We are in need of 2 computers for our office.  Our current systems are very old and are beginning to malfunction.2 computersDonate
Toronto Environmental Alliance Non Profit Organization10 PCs, printer, scanner
Canadian Native Friendship Centre  Good running condition computer 17 inch monitorDonate
Creation of a resource room for our participants in our program.Computers, printersDonate
Sri Sathya Sai Baba Centre of CalgaryFor keeping track of spiritual Library BooksComputer or LaptopDonate

iEARN Uzbekistan (www.iearn.uz) is a registered NGO in Uzbekistan under the name of Education and Resource Network Center in December 2003 within the Bukhara Regional Department of the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan. iEARN Uzbekistan is an educational nonprofit organization created to help teachers and students learn and develop new opportunities that online collaborative projects can offer in the classroom.

10 laptops, Possible configuration: P2/P3, 1000Mhz or less,
128Mb/256Mb, FDD/CD, 14' TFT

30 PCs Possible configuration: P3,
1000Mhz, 128Mb, FDD, CD, 14' screen


"The equipment is being raised for the Kabuta Basic School in Zambia, and will go a long way to improving the educational standard for the 1600 students."
1 Hardrive with a cd player (any brand)
Window 98 preferred
1 Canon printer and/or copier. Possible models that meet the needs of the school include:
  • IR 1530 / 1510
  • IR 2016
  • IR 2200/2270
Outlet adapter (to convert to European plugs) Any brand
Step down transformer (to allow for the voltage difference. We use 120v, Zambia uses 240v) Any brand

TV and Radio Station in IndiaTV Radio Broadcasting EquipmentDonate
  Click for infoDonate

Heart of compassion is a project that was started as a result of visiting and working with kids in rural areas and kids living in internally displaced peoples camps in the north of Uganda. A region that has been affected with a 20year old civil war.The equipment we are most interested in is any thing educational and sports equipment.Donate

Youth Unlimited/Youth For Christ is a not for profit charitable organization that works with young people from various situations and backgrounds to develop relationships that will help them to reach their personal potential. We endeavor to offer emotional, physical and spiritual support to help them through difficult life decisions and circumstances through programs and one-on-one mentoring. We have been actively involved in the lives of young people in the Edmonton area since the late 60’s. Youth For Christ as an international organization has been around since the 1940’s and is in over 100 countries.
5 laptops

5 laser printers

5 19' LCD Monitors

5 P4 design quality computers

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If your organization is interested in donating old used equipment we can find suitable groups and organizations that can use the help, and at the same time minimize any costs associated with electronic waste disposal and surplus IT equipment management.

Our programs consist of various non profit organizations, community centers, daycares, learning institutions, 3rd world countries, and others.

You can choose a charity or group to donate to, or we can put your donation into pre existing programs. Click here to have your equipment picked up for donation.

ERA also works with Alberta Promise.

ERA has donated computers to the following organizations and continues to donate to them as they need computers. Any charities that want computers can request them through our website. Any organizations that want to be featured on our website can email us their descriptions.


Kerby Center : A place for people ages 60+

The-Cave, Alberta Youth Outreach program : A youth centre, helping youth find themselves.

Filipino Society for Growth (Edmonton)

Montessori Children's House Academy

Dover Community Centre

Children's Choice Community Child Care Services

Pastor Johnson Charles Gateway International Church

The Way Christian Mission Group

Shining Wonders Pre-School

Ukrainian Mission Canada

Prince of Faith Church

Calgary Worship Centre

North Central CRC


Airdrie Food Bank

Renfrew 50+ Club

Thornview Seniors

Hospice Calgary

Development Disabilities Resource Centre

Chinese Community Association

Calgary Dream Centre - for a library for men that live there

Bethany Care Society - one of Western Canada's largest voluntary not-for-profit providers of health, housing and community support for seniors and persons with disabilities. Their care programs include adult day support, respite care, residential care, designated supportive living, long term care, multi-stage dementia care, and programs directed at specific cultural groups. Not only does the Bethany Care society provide vital services to senior and person's with disabilities, they also act as advocates to help increase the profile of seniors and persons with disabilities in Alberta and raise issues that affect their lives.

Smiles and Giggles Daycare - SE Calgary based daycare. Once again the ERA finds a small daycare in a low income community of Calgary, Alberta. This daycare received some computers from ERA for use by the kids attending, to play and learn.

Churchill Park Family Care Society - non-profit organization operating several day care facilities in Calgary. This organization is one of the favorites types of groups that ERA likes to work with. This non profit group helps kids learn. The computers donated to their 7 daycares, will go a long ways in ensuring many children attending the care centers will have access to computers to learn on, as well play games, and draw. Their families will also have access to these computers.

The Friends of Banff National Park - non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of Banff National Park. The Friends of Banff National Park conduct innovative educational programs designed to engage park visitors and Banff residents in the natural environment, including the wildlife and habitat unique to the area. Using a blend of interpretation, theatre, guided walks and edu-kits, educational programs promote a deeper sense of appreciation and responsibility in preserving the ecology of the park.

Canadian Red-Cross - our organization is currently looking for specific items required by Red Cross to establish emergency relief stations called "office in a box" at locations such as the BC fires, and similar disaster relief efforts in Canada. Items required include older laptops that act as computer stations, telephone systems, and telephones of all type to enable communication. These stations usually consist of 50+ relief workers. Please visit the Red Cross section for more info.

Calgary Association of Self-Help - this organization received some computers to use in their offices. Being based in downtown Calgary using 486 computers wasn't adequate. We felt that by giving them some better ones it would make their jobs easier.

Dominica Project - this program with several partners throughout Alberta aims to provide the Commonwealth of Dominica with computer equipment for their 20,000 students. Equipment is being collected at the moment for this program through the province.

Kralja Zvodimira - school in Croatia. This school received computer equipment from the ERA. Several other 3rd world countries are waiting for their equipment.

Engineers without Boarders - U of C - together with the ERA provided upwards of 200 systems to the Philippines for a school program. This would provide computer training to lots of kids in need.

The Alex Community Health Centre - "Women on a Shoestring" program. http://www.womenonashoestring.ca Local startup businesswomen on tight budges are helped with consulting support, and provided with computer equipment by our organization.

John Howard Society of Alberta, and the Raido House. Raido House offers services to youth in Calgary. Received computer equipment to use from our organization. Youth are encouraged to come and learn the electronic industry by partaking in ERA's training programs.

Royal Canadian Legion - receiving some computer equipment from the ERA. Also hosting a computer giveaway event to Veterans on August 27, 2004.

The Aboriginal Resource Center - received computer equipment from the ERA to setup a computer classroom to enable learning, resume writing. Further equipment available for individuals in need.

Metis Calgary Family Services - Aboriginal Students Program - received computer equipment to setup a computer classroom. Youth are encouraged to come and learn the electronic industry by partaking in ERA's training programs.

Calgary Drop in Center - Computers for Low Income Calgarians, a joint program by the ERA and the Drop in Center to collect equipment from businesses in Alberta and provide the back into the community through the Drop in Center. This excellent program ensures access to technology to everyone.

GlobalFest - Calgary, Alberta. Received computer equipment to use in its shows to display world wide talent to us in Alberta. This wonderful event features great culture from around the world.

211 - This service is offered to the residents of the City of Calgary, where people call in for help in finding affordable housing, food, computer equipment. ERA takes part in providing low cost equipment to people in need.

Ton of Fun Playcare - this is one of few daycares to receive computer equipment from ERA. Several others are on a waiting list for equipment until some becomes available through our programs.

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