Burnaby needs your help! Many people in Burnaby still do not have a device that can connect to the internet.
This is not okay.
As we all continue to do our part to social distance, connecting to our family and social supports, work opportunities and learning is all happening online. It is vitally important that seniors, families, and individuals that need devices have a way to access them. Digital Access Burnaby* is now asking for financial contributions so that devices can be purchased for those in need. London Drugs has kindly offered to sell devices at cost.
Since COVID-19, BNH, in conjunction with Digital Access Burnaby*, have been seeking donations of used tech devices and have recently received a donation of tech devices from Microsoft and an anonymous donation of $1000. These are amazing contributions! But too many people still need devices.
Can you help today? No donation is too small! Tax receipts are issued for donations of $20 or more only.
If you have an old smart cell phone, tablet, or laptop–in working condition, Digital Access Burnaby* will distribute your donated device to those in need through local non-profits and social service agencies.
Visit this site to learn how to clean the device of your personal information:
Donate Cell Phones and Tablets here:
Burnaby Neighbourhood House (North)
contact 604–[phone redacted] before dropping off
Burnaby Neighbourhood House (South)
contact [phone redacted] before dropping off
Drop off in person at the front door of Edmonds Community School, 7651 18th Avenue, Burnaby on Mondays or Fridays from 9 am to 2 pm or call [phone redacted]
Donate old computers and laptops here:
BC Tech for Learning – call [phone redacted] ext. 3
*Digital Access Burnaby is an initiative of the Burnaby Primary Care Networks COVID-19 community response. Visit https://www.burnabycoronavirus.com/
- Dave Deveau
- Kyle Large
- Cynthia van Ginkel
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