ERA & BBB Team up to Donate Tech to Vancouver Island Non-Profits

Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, Victoria Women in Need Community Cooperative (WIN), Harbour of Hope Refugee Assistance Society, and The Bateman Foundation will receive refurbished electronics to help with their mission to train, assist, and develop the communities they serve.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vancouver Island, BC – June 2nd, 2021

The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is excited to announce that they will be co-hosting a donation event with the Better Business Bureau serving Vancouver Island (BBB) to provide 25 electronic devices to the clients of the Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, Victoria Women in Need Community Cooperative (WIN), Harbour of Hope Refugee Assistance Society, and The Bateman Foundation.

COVID-19 has been disruptive to non-profit organizations that are, in many cases, already operating on a shoestring. The ERA understands that fostering the community now means building for our future. We’re happy to partner with the BBB to assist these organizations of Victoria that work to train, assist, and develop the communities we serve by providing for their IT needs.

Media is Invited to Attend

Distribution Event

Date:   Friday, June 4, 2021

Time:  10:30am – 12:30pm PDT

Venue: The Parkside Hotel & Spa (810 Humboldt Street) in the front Atrium

 

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.

About the Better Business Bureau serving Vancouver Island (BBB)

BBB helps people find businesses and charities they can trust. For over 100 years, BBB has been working to create and maintain an ethical marketplace (across North America) where buyers and sellers can trust each other. BBB serving Vancouver Island has been in existence in Victoria B.C. since 1962. We have a wide variety of programs and services available to consumers and businesses. Visit bbb.org to learn more.

Media Inquiries

Julia Armstrong, ERA

Marketing and Donations Manager

403-705-3841

Starr Munro, BBB

Communications Strategist

250-294-3344