The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) and World Education Service (WES) have joined forces to make a significant impact on the Greater Toronto Area’s charitable organizations. Their partnership recently benefited WoodGreen Community Services who received 3 laptops and a desktop computer. This donation will provide essential electronic devices to support a newcomer family in need.
WoodGreen Community Services, known for its decades-long commitment to empowering vulnerable community members and reducing poverty, was quick to respond to this call for help.
WoodGreen annually serves over 37,000 individuals, providing an array of integrated programs aimed at improving community health and well-being. These programs encompass:
- Housing Support: Resources to facilitate the search for safe, affordable, and supportive housing.
- Health Services: Comprehensive physical and mental health services delivered by a multidisciplinary team.
- Seniors’ Services: Promoting health, active living, and independence among older residents.
- Support for Individuals with Disabilities: Tailored assistance for adults and children with disabilities.
- Financial Counseling: Workshops and resources designed to enhance financial skills and resilience.
- Employment Services: Training and job opportunities for job seekers to attain meaningful employment.
- Child Care and After-School Programs: High-quality child care and enriching after-school activities.
- Support for Single Mothers: Holistic education and employment programs empowering single mothers.
- Settlement Services: Guidance and support for recent immigrants and refugees as they adapt to life in Canada.
- Youth Services: Social and mental health support programs crafted by and for young people.
The ERA expresses deep gratitude to WES for their instrumental role in making this donation possible. This collaboration serves as a testament to the remarkable outcomes that partnerships can achieve when organizations unite to support those in need.
About World Education Services (WES): World Education Services (WES) is a non-profit social enterprise that supports the educational, economic, and social inclusion of immigrants, refugees, and international students. For nearly 50 years, WES has set the standard for international academic credential evaluation, supporting millions of people as they seek to achieve their academic and professional goals.
About the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA): The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing electronic waste through the reuse and recycling of unwanted electronics. By refurbishing electronic devices and donating them to those in need, ERA bridges the digital divide and fosters a more sustainable future. For more information, visit www.era.ca.