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2012 Highlights

2012 Highlights

June 2012 – ERA is launching secure drop off depots across Canada. In partnerships with professional computer handlers, ERA will enable companies and individuals to drop off their computers for donation and recycling. Rest assured your sensitive information will not fall into the wrong hands. Our partners are trained and well educated in handling computers, and ensuring data safety and security is managed. Depots are being added to our website over the next few months, to our Depot Locations page.

 

December 2012 – ERA donates to the Calgary Immigrant Educational Society. They work to provide education, multimedia information, job bank, and referral services to newcomers and economically disadvantaged Calgarians!

December 2012 – ERA donates to The Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary. This donation is going to a 12 year old girl who requires a laptop for her schoolwork.

 

December 2012 – ERA donates to the Margaret Chisholm Resettlement Centre in Calgary. ERA’s Founder/President and his family were housed at this wonderful facility when they first moved to Canada from Croatia in 1996!

December 2012 – ERA donates to the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA) in Calgary. CIWA works to integrate immigrant women and their families into the community!

December 2012 – ERA donates to the Canadian Paraplegic Association in Edmonton! CPA’s mission is to assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation.

December 2012 – ERA donates to Campbell College in Edmonton! Campbell College designs and delivers innovative training programs for unemployed Albertans and new Canadians.

December 2012 – ERA donates to The Calgary Dream Centre in Calgary. This recipient of this donation will be using the laptop to help him with his courses as he works towards his Addiction Counselling Certificate!

December 2012 – ERA donates to the Women In Need Society (WINS) in Calgary. WINS strives to help women and their families help themselves. ERA’s newest team member Alistair was on site to present WINS with their donation.

December 2012 – ERA Donates to St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Calgary. This great church sponsored ERA’s Director and his family when they immigrated to Canada in 1996.

 

December 2012 – ERA donates to the Community Wise Resource Centre (former Old Y Centre)! Community Wise Resource Centre is a home for community serving agencies in Calgary. They provide affordable working and meeting space while preserving, restoring and maintaining the historical aspects of the building.

 

December 2012 – ERA donates to the South West Communities Resource Centre in Calgary! They strive to link people and services together to enhance quality of life!

 

November 2012 – ERA donates to VisionQuest Recovery Society in Surrey! VisionQuest provides a range of services from Intervention through Rehabilitation and Day programs to Remote Drug Testing services!

 

November 2012 – ERA donates to the Sharing Farm Society in Richmond. They grow vegetables and harvest healthy produce to give to charitable food distribution organizations.

 

November 2012 – ERA donates to the Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver. Marilyn was on site for this great donation!

 

October 2012 – ERA donates to the Glenwest Centre for Kids. These computers will be used by the facility to aid in the educational learning of the children as well as upgrade the systems used by their staff!

 

October 2012 – Today, the Missing Children Society of Canada will be able to upgrade their systems with the donation of 10 desktop computers from ERA! Kevin from Husky Energy also joined us on this great donation! Thanks Husky Energy!

 

September 2012 – ERA donates to the Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver. UGM is an urban relief organization based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. They offer many programs including counselling for addictions.

 

September 2012 – ERA donates to the Schizophrenic Society of Alberta in Calgary. This organization works to improve the quality of life for those affected by Schizophrenia and Psychosis.

 

September 2012 – ERA makes a donation to the Calgary Catholic Immigrant Society (CCIS). These computers will allow the children to keep up with their school work!

 

 

September 2012 – ERA donates to the Northeast Community Health Centre in Edmonton!

 

September 2012 – ERA donated to Manna4Life in Vancouver. Manna4Life does missionary work in the country of Cambodia. They recently completed the Missionary Centre and Computer School. ERA donated the computers within the centre to help teach the local people about technology!

 

September 2012 – ERA donates to the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA) in Calgary. CIWA works to empower immigrant women and enrich Canadian society. They are wonderful individuals who ERA is always happy to help.

 

September 2012 – ERA donates to the Bredin Institute in Edmonton. The Bredin Institute specializes in successful employment training and development by providing innovative, flexible programs.

 

September 2012 – ERA makes a great donation to the Alberta Children’s Hospital. It will be donated to a family whose child has special needs and regularly comes into the hospital.

August 2012 – Vanessa was onsite for this great donation to the Calgary Dream Centre. The donation will be going to a single mom of 5 children! And it will be used for the children’s school work and keep the whole family connected!!

August 2012 – ERA makes a great donation to the SouthWest Communities Resource Centre in Calgary. They will be donated to low income individuals in need.

 

August 2012 – ERA donates to the Calgary Catholic Immigrant Society. These computers will be gifted to new citizens of Canada. They will help these individuals look for jobs, continue their education and connect with family.

 

August 2012 – ERA donates to the Easter Seals in Vancouver! Marilyn was onsite for this wonderful donation to a 15 year old girl who is battling cancer. She had just received her first chemotherapy treatment before this picture so her mom stepped in for the photo.

 

August 2012 – ERA donates to the Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver! This donation will help to ensure that the individual will be able to stay connected with his family and the rest of the world!

 

July 2012 – ERA donates to the Calgary Chinese Community Services Association. These 5 laptops will be used to help upgrade their systems! Thank you for being so welcoming!

 

July 2012 – ERA makes a donation of 12 computers to the Independent Living Resource Centre of Calgary. These computers will be used to open a new training room that will allow them to host classes on numerous topics from Spanish to Reception Skills.

 

June 2012 – ERA makes a donation to the Calgary Catholic Immigrant Society. These donations will help new Canadian citizens with looking for jobs, keeping up with their studies and staying connected with their families.

 

June 2012 – ERA made a donation to the Gospel Mission in Vancouver. Our lovely Donations Coordinator, Marilyn, was onsite to present a very deserving individual with a laptop that will be used to search for a job and reconnect with his family.

 

June 2012 – ERA makes a donation of 16 monitors and all the accessories to Columbia College. They will be donated throughout the facility and to individuals in need of assistance.

 

June 2012 – A great donation was made to the Alberta Lymphedema Association. The laptop will be used to create presentations to educate people on Lymphedema. ERA is always happy to help out such wonderful organizations!

 

June 2012 – A presentation was made to a group of Boy Scouts who were eager to learn all about ERA. Joanna and Mirela were on site for this fantastic event. The boys got so involved and were a great group!

 

June 2012 – ERA makes a donation to a different division of the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter. Their compassion and appreciation was felt through more than just their words. ERA is so happy to be able to help such deserving organizations!

 

June 2012 – ERA makes a donation to the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter. These donations will be going to very deserving families and individuals who are victims of domestic violence.

 

June 2012 – A donation was made to the new Women In Need Society’s Family Resource Centre in Calgary. This computer will be used to help with programs that are run by the WINS team for underpriviledged children and their families!

 

June 2012 – ERA donates a computer to CCIS in Calgary who are gifting the donation to a very busy family of 11! What a beautiful family and thanks to the staff of CCIS for being so kind and welcoming!

 

May 2012 – ERA donates to the 103 Thunderbird Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets in Vancouver! Marilyn was on site for this fantastic donation!

 

May 2012 – ERA donates to the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association. These deserving women will now be able to further their education and stay connected with their new computers!

 

May 2012 – ERA makes a great donation to Boyle Street Community Services who ensure that everyone is part of their community!

 

April 2012 – ERA donates computers to LINKages in Calgary. This donation was extra special to our leading Coordinator Anita as she volunteered at this organizations during her school years!

 

April 2012 – ERA donates computers to CCIS Calgary! Joanna and Anita were on site for this donation

 

April 2012 – ERA donates to the Wilderness Youth Challenge in Edmonton Alberta! Their computer was stolen and they were in an urgent need to replace their system in order to maintain their administration of programs; ERA came to the rescue!

 

April 2012 – ERA donates to YWCA in Calgary Alberta! We are always so happy to see people eager to expand their online skills.

 

April 2012 – ERA donates to Women In Need Society Calgary! Such an amazing organization full of love and great staff!

 

April 2012 – ERA donates to The Doorway in Calgary Alberta! The laptop will be used for administrative purposes, upgrading some out of date equipment!

 

April 2012 – ERA donates to the South West Community Resource program in Calgary Alberta. The laptops will be gifted to low income individuals who have suffered from life hardships and are ready to go back to school to upgrade their education.

 

April 2012 – ERA donates again to Sources Community Resource Center in BC! (Formerly known as Newton Advocacy)

 

April 2012 – ERA donates ten computers to Sonshine Community Services in Calgary Alberta. We were honored to have Hon Deepak Obhrai join us on this special event.

 

April 2012 – ERA donates laptops to St Vincent de Paul Church in Calgary Alberta. The laptops will be used in a community resource program for senior citizens of the community!

 

April 2012 – ERA’s new Mobile Donation cart in action at an Earth Day event at North Hill Shopping Center in Calgary Alberta!

 

March 2012 – ERA Donates computers & laptops to the Vancouver Air Cadets! Thank you Marilyn for setting up this donation, such a lovely photo everyone!

 

March 2012 – ERA partners with the Goodwill Industries of Alberta at their Grand Opening of the Chinook Location! Joanna Trebon on site along side Minster of Seniors, George Vandenbeg,

 

March 2012 – ERA makes another donation to the BC Cerebral Palsy Association in Vancouver BC!

 

March 2012 – ERA donates a new Nintendo Wii & games to the Alberta Childrens Hospital (Dr. Gordon Townsend School) It is a true honor to put smiles on the young kids faces.

 

March 2012 – ERA donates computers to Calgary Immigrant Womans Association! These systems were gifted to families who are newcomers to the Country; Starting their new life in Calgary. Joanna Trebon on site for this donation!

 

February 2012 – ERA donates laptops to the John Howard Society in Calgary. These laptops will be used by youth who have completed a 1 year program through JH. The laptops will be used for their upcoming school semester!

 

February 2012 – ERA donates a laptop to the BC Cerebral Palsy Association in Vancouver BC. This laptop was gifted to a young man looking to expland his computer skills and gain access to online courses.

 

Jan 13th – ERA donates several laptops to a Day Care home in the Phillipines! How exciting! Thank you for your help Father Larkin from Holy Rosary Cathedral in Vancouver!

 

 

Jan 13th – ERA Donates more laptops to a local organization in need! We are actively looking for more corporate donations of working laptops.

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Thank you for the support, gentlemen!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Great collection, team!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

On pallets and ready to load! We love it! Thanks for palletizing

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

What a great group photo! Thanks for this!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

We are always looking for more laptops… thank you!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Looking great ladies!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Its amazing what we find collecting dust… ready for recycling!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive

Lots of love in this photo! Thanks everyone!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Happy Ladies!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Ta-Daaaaa!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Thanks for taking the time off the links for the photo. We love your creativity!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Wow! What a load of items, we are so happy with the effort!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporare Donation Drive!

Fun photo! We love the colorful chair

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

There was 2 cubicles filled with items! Great job!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Nice variety of PC’s! We can’t wait to test them!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Cute photo! Great items!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

What a wonderful photo! Thanks for the nice Holiday signs!

 

 

Jan 13th – Non Profit Donation Drive!

We love the signs!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

The whole room was full! Wow! Such a great turn-out!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Bunny Ears!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

We love palletized donations! Thank you for the effort!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Looking great everyone! Thank you for donating!

 

 

Jan 13th – Corporate Donation Drive!

These LCD monitors will go a long way! Thank you!

 

 

Jan 13th – ERA feature on CTV News Calgary! Joanna Trebon on site for the interview. ERA was highlighted for several community innitiatives and featured donations to SPARK, Calgary’s NEW Science Center!

 

 

Jan 13th – ERA Vancouver donates to the ACORN foundation! Our own David Maxwell is on-site for this donation!

 

 

Jan 12th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Great hats! We love the Holiday spirit in this photo!

 

 

Jan 12th – Corporate Donation Drive!

This photo makes us smile!

 

 

Jan 12th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Thank you everyone!

 

 

Jan 12th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Looking great, gentlemen!

 

 

Jan 12th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Wow! Such a great turn out… computer mountian! Thanks everyone!

 

 

Jan 11th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Very nice preperation! Love this!

 

 

Jan 12th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Great work everyone!

 

 

Jan 12th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Did you know ERA accepts small appliances too? Call for details and fees!

 

 

Jan 11th – Corporate Donation Drive!

YES! We have found homes for these wonderful donations! Thank you!

 

 

Jan 11th – Corporate Donation Drive!

We love your support!

 

 

Jan 11th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Thanks team!

 

 

Jan 11th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Thank you for all your hard work!

 

 

Jan 11th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Did you know? Donations of 1-5 items can be dropped off at one of our drop off depots!

 

 

Jan 11th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Very festive, ladies!

 

 

Jan 10th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Great photo, team!

 

 

Jan 9th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Thank you for palletizing!

 

 

Jan 6th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Thumbs up to a job well done!

 

 

Jan 6th – Non Profit Donation Drive!

Help ERA upgrade more charities to LCD! Donate your working monitors!

 

 

Jan 6th – Corporate Donation Drive!

Looking good ladies!

 

Jan 5th 2012 – Interview with SHAW TV Calgary – Rep. Joanna Trebon

This piece was about a family in need who recieved 2 laptops and a computer for their home to be used by their sons. The family requested help through a local church in Calgary which happened to be the same church that donated a computer to Bojan Paduh (President of ERA) over 20 years ago!