ERA Donates 43 Laptops to Women in Need Society (WINS)

By electronic recycling association April 3, 2024


CALGARY, AB – April 3, 2024 – The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is thrilled to announce its contribution of 43 refurbished laptops to the Women in Need Society (WINS) in Calgary. This donation aims to provide much-needed technological support to WINS’ Community Resource Hubs, fostering enrichment and empowerment through a diverse range of programming.

“The Electronic Recycling Association is proud to support the Women in Need Society in their mission to empower individuals and families in need,” said Bojan Paduh, Founder & CEO at ERA. “We believe that access to technology is essential in today’s digital age, and by donating these laptops, we hope to contribute to the advancement and enrichment of the community.”

The laptops, to be formally presented on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at 10 am at 1005 11 Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T2R 0G1, signify ERA’s commitment to bridging the digital divide and promoting accessibility to technology among underserved communities.

About the Women in Need Society (WINS)

Established in 1992, the Women in Need Society (WINS) has been a cornerstone thrift charity in Calgary, operating six thrift store locations and a Donation Centre. Their innovative initiatives, including the More Store and Twice New, have not only generated vital revenue but also supported community programs such as House to Home, Retail Ready, Warehouse Ready, and five Community Resource Hubs. Learn more at

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 ten 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. By partnering with certified e-waste recyclers, ERA ensures unwanted hardware never ends up in landfills, even when it offers no further use. Learn more at

Media representatives are invited to attend the presentation ceremony to capture the spirit of generosity and community collaboration.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact:

Sally Tran, Marketing and Events Coordinator, [email protected]