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
Kerby Center : A
place for people ages 60+
Youth Outreach program : A youth centre,
helping youth find themselves.
for Growth (Edmonton)
Children's House Academy
Community Child Care Services
Charles Gateway International Church
The Way Christian
Prince of Faith
North Central CRC
Airdrie Food Bank
Renfrew 50+ Club
Disabilities Resource Centre
Centre - for a library for men that live
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Zvodimira - school in Croatia. This
school received computer equipment from
the ERA. Several other 3rd world countries
are waiting for their equipment.
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.
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
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
Canadian Legion - receiving some
computer equipment from the ERA. Also hosting
a computer giveaway event to Veterans on
August 27, 2004.
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.
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
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.
- 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
- 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
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.