Ontario MPP Partners with ERA to Donate 12 Laptops

Ontario MPP Partners with ERA to Donate 12 Laptops to the My Community Homework Club

The Electronic Recycling Association works for the first time with MPP Tom Rakocevic to donate the gift of technology to an organization that cares

North York, Ontario (November 14th, 2019) – The Electronic Recycling Association will be partnering with MPP Tom Rakocevic in North York to bring an organization known as My Community Homework Club the gift of technology. This after school program will receive 12 laptops to assist with their passion to help children progress for the future.

This after school program is run by Ms. Laccona at Northwood Community Centre serving students at a number of schools in the Jane Street and Sheppard Avenue area. For her work, she was awarded a Metro-land Media Toronto Urban Hero award in the Education (People’s Choice) category.

“It’s always great to have the support of respected members of the public for donation events throughout Canada,” says Bojan Paduh, Founder and President of the Electronic Recycling Association. “Having MPP Tom Rakocevic’s support really set an example for the community spreads awareness on the importance of giving back and allows individuals to think on a broader scale when it’s time to dispose of their obsolete devices.”

“I am honoured to be a part of this important and generous donation from the Electronic Recycling Association to an amazing local organization. Marina Laccona’s “My Community Homework Club” has been providing after school homework help and activities to youth in my riding for the past 17 years free of charge. These laptops will be a tremendous help to the students of this great program.” said Tom Rakocevic, MPP of Humber River—Black Creek.

Time: 4.00 pm

Date: November 18th, 2019

Address: 15 Clubhouse Ct, North York, ON M3L 2K5

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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 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 MPP Tom Rakocevic

Tom Rakocevic is the NDP critic for Government Services & Consumer Protection and Auto insurance and is a lifelong resident of the riding he represents. Tom has been a passionate advocate and volunteer of many years to achieve safer neighbourhoods, affordable and better education, a cleaner environment and the rights of tenants and workers.

 

Media inquiries may be directed to:

Jessica Lifely

Business Development and Marketing Manager

Electronic Recycling Association

Phone: 403-262-4488

Alida Troini

Constituency Assistant to MPP Tom Rakocevic

416-743-7272

 

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