Recycle electronics with ReBOOT Canada

reBOOT Canada

Your donated electronics can be refurbished and put to good use.

After coming across reBOOT Canada when we were purchasing a refurbished laptop for a local refugee family, we were blown away by the great work they do. So this week we feature their Need – recycled electronics in order to provide non-profits, charities, and individuals with access to subsidized technology, software, and training.

reBOOT Canada is a registered charity, they’ve been around since 1995 and they’ve distributed over 300,000 pieces of equipment.

And here’s the local connection… reBOOT Canada has been providing our Parkdale neighbours with FREE WIFI since 2016 through hotspots at Parkdale Activity and Recreation Centre and Parkdale Community Legal Services. They are committed to making access to the internet available to everyone.

So, we’re putting a call out to Troop members for your old computers, laptops, printers, smartphones and any extra electronic cables you have around the house. Troop will drive around the neighbourhood (and by that we mean Roncy / High Park) and pick up all items on Wednesday, June 26th between 8-11am and deliver them to reBOOT Canada that afternoon.

Register for a pick up below.

Note: Make sure all memory is backed-up and/or wiped from any hard drives… no one wants Prom 1992 pics floating around (and reBOOT Canada is not responsible for data stored on donated items). Also, if you could pack it up in a box that would be great! We can ring your doorbell or you can leave items on the porch to be picked up.

To get a charitable receipt for your donation, complete this form and select ‘Drop-off at Depot’ (which Troop will do for you).

Fulfill the need

In pure Troop fashion, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to help out reBOOT Canada. Here’s how you can help:
  • Pool funds: You can pool your funds together with other Troopers to maximize your impact.  We’ll fulfill the needs and report back on your contribution’s impact.
  • Donated goods: If you’d like to donate any of your slightly used goods that are in great condition, you can register for us to pick them up below.

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Troop Target

This need is now closed

Troopers have
contributed

Target: $300

Contributions to date: $480

Save time with a Troop plan

You can set up an automatic contribution with a Troop plan. 
Sit back, relax and we’ll put your contributions to work to fulfill the weekly needs.

Pool funds

You can choose to pool your funds together with other Troopers to maximize their impact.  We’ll fulfill the needs and report back on your contribution’s impact.  

100% of your contribution will go towards fulfilling the needs.

Thank you Troopers! These needs have been fulfilled.

You can check out our Impact Update here:

Donated goods

If you’d like to donate any of your slightly used goods that are in great condition, you can register for us to pick them up below.

Thank you Troopers! These needs have been fulfilled.

You can check out our Impact Update here:

More Details: reBOOT Canada

reBOOT Canada is a registered charity that refurbishes donated computer equipment to provide non-profits, charities, and individuals, with access to subsidized technology, software, and training.

Their programs connect communities, teach skills and bring the benefits of technology to all Canadians.

reSTART
reSTART gets you back on track. Refurbished workstations are available for eligible applicants subsidized in part by their recycling partner, TechReset, the Toronto Enterprise Fund in partnership with Alterna Credit Union and donations from the general public, institutions, and corporations. Please note some additional fees will apply.

reLAY
reBOOT Canada is committed to making access to the internet available to everyone. To that end, they’ve been providing free wifi access 24/7 since 2015 in various Toronto locations. Visit their Parkdale reLAY network, Toronto Brick Works location or look for the reBOOT reLAY SSID in the GTA and Peterborough/Kawartha region.

reSOURCE
reSOURCE helps Canadian registered charities and not-for-profit groups by providing complete IT solutions, from a single laptop to enterprise server and network installation and ongoing support.
Location: 
103-550 Bayview Ave Toronto, ON M4W 3X8

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