Students of the Calgary French & International School will be taking part in distributing refurbished laptops to non-for-profit in Calgary.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CALGARY, AB – November 28, 2020
The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is pleased to announce that it will be holding a donation event on November 29th, 2022 to provide 38 laptops to the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA) in honor of #GivingTuesday. The laptops will be used to support their clients with literacy and language training, employment support and give them online access to additional programs that CIWA provides.
A group of student volunteers from the Calgary French & International School will be joining ERA for this donation event as part of there annual ServiceDay initiative. ERA’s Volunteering program is a great way to for students to fulfill their community service goals while gaining excellent computer experience. In addition to they will be learning and assisting with ERA’s processes and electronic recycling initiatives.
ERA knows the importance of CIWA and we share in their mission is to engaging and integrate all immigrant women and their families in the community. We are glad we could help such an amazing association!
Date: November 29th 2022
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: 803 48th Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2A7
About the Electronic Recycling Association
The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 to address the growing problem of e-waste and the increasing ‘digital divide’. For over fifteen years, ERA has offered simple solutions to help individuals and organizations prevent operational equipment from premature destruction. With a focus on recovery, refurbishment and reuse, ERA continuously supplies charitable groups with donated IT equipment while securely managing the retiring IT assets of organizations and individuals across Canada.
Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA) is a non-profit organization that is a culturally diverse settlement agency that recognizes, responds to, and focuses on the unique concerns and needs of immigrant and refugee women, girls, and their families.
CIWA offers programs and services that use a holistic approach to support clients in the areas of settlement and integration, literacy and language training, employment support and bridging programs, family violence, parenting, individual counselling, in-home support, civic engagement, health, housing, and community development. All clients have access to childcare and first language support during group sessions and individual appointments.
Sally Tran ERA, Donation Coordinator
403-262-4488 / [email protected]
Jocelyn Echenique, Program Coodinator, CIWA
(403) 263-4414 Ext. 170