ERA Donates Computers to CMHA Thames Valley

By electronic recycling association May 13, 2024

The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) recently donated 2 desktop computers to CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services (CMHA TVAMPS) in St. Thomas, ON.

These desktops aren’t just pieces of technology; they represent a lifeline for their recipients. Both clients selected to receive these computers are individuals who could greatly benefit from improved means of communication and access to the digital world. For many, technology is not merely a convenience but a crucial tool for staying connected with loved ones, accessing information, and engaging with the world around them.

Imagine the difference it can make for someone to have a reliable device for communicating with family and friends, browsing the internet, and even enjoying entertainment like YouTube videos. For these two gentlemen, aged 55 and above, the transition from struggling with old smartphones to utilizing desktop computers opens up a world of possibilities.

One of the primary challenges faced by older adults in navigating technology is the often-confusing interface of small devices like smartphones. With desktop computers, the larger screen and more familiar interface provide a user-friendly experience, reducing frustration and increasing independence. These individuals can now engage more seamlessly with platforms like Facebook, facilitating vital connections with their support networks.  To learn more about CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services (CMHA TVAMPS) please visit their website.

If you want to make a difference to both people in need, and the environment, then it’s time to start electronic recycling with the ERA. And it’s not as difficult as it seems. We here at the Electronic Recycling Association have made it easy for everyone. If there is any electronic device – cell phone, tablets, laptop – that you want to donate, we will take it off your hands.

You can either drop it off at one of our depots located across Canada or we can organize a pick-up at a time that suits you. It’s that easy!

Call us at 1-877-9EWASTE to see if you are eligible for a free pickup.