Thank you to everyone for a successful technology drive!
Here are the results:
Our collection yielded 3,777 pounds of equipment that was kept out of the landfill.
58 people, including 35 kids have been impacted by our equipment donations.
Average income was $18,000, household size of 3.4 persons, 48% had never owned a home computer and 53% were unemployed.
It is through outreach like this that we help fulfill the "People Helping People" role that credit unions were designed to do. And we can only do that with your support; as you have so graciously done.
Let's Work Together To Help People In Need Of PCs
Technology Recycling Drive
When: Tuesday, October 11 - Thursday, October 13, 2022
Where: All AHCU Branches, during normal business hours
Some of the Accepted Donations: Items can be in ANY CONDITION, new, used or broken.
- Car batteries
- CRT (tube) TVs and monitors
- Or anything containing chemicals, fossil fuels, bio waste, oil, liquids, powders, asbestos or Freon
NOTE: Receipts will be available, but people making the donation will be responsible for determining the value.
About PCs for People
Founded in 1998, PCs for People is a national leader in digital inclusion. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, every project, program and initiative at PCs for People is centered on getting low-cost computers and affordable broadband internet into the homes of low-income individuals. Through an unwavering commitment to the communities we serve, we have:
- Provided 155,000 people with home computers
- Connected 165,000 people to low-cost internet
- And recycled over 8 millions of pounds of electronics.
Digital inclusion efforts such as ours are essential in today’s society, where it is increasingly hard to access education, healthcare or employment opportunities without access to a computer and the internet. Our model is a self-sustainable social enterprise centered on building community value in every part of our program.
Any usable computers obtained through this service have their data securely wiped using our NAID AAA certified process and are then refurbished for distribution.
WIN THIS TABLET! When you donate something on our Accepted Donation List above, your name will go into a drawing for a Galaxy Tab A7. Stream and browse on a 10.4-inch ultra-widescreen display. 1 entry per donation (multiple products donated will be considered 1 donation, therefore 1 entry.)