Press Release 3/17/08
MORE THAN 100 DONATED COMPUTERS
Washington based not-for-profit
announced that it has recently received more than 100 computers from three large
corporate donors: AGI Dermetics (skin care) of Freeport NY, the American
Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Bliss - the spa and beauty experts. As a
result of these generous donations, in addition to supplying its free
refurbished computers to eligible low-income children, the charity is now
providing refurbished computers to two additional local charitable groups.
According to Jon Zimmerman, the charity will now be able to provide fully
refurbished Pentium III and IV XP computers to
Long Island Adolescent and Family Services
organization and to the Women's Network (www.womensnetwork.org).
Womenís Network, founded
by Yehudis Robinson, is a Jewish organization that helps single moms with
small children at home.
program offers a comprehensive resource network for divorced and widowed women
Sister-to-Sister Advocate Program is comprised of trained, caring volunteers,
as well as professional therapists, financial counselors and social workers,
whose primary goal is assisting these women with a network of caring support,
professional resources, and social services.
Island Adolescent and Family
Services (LIAFS) is
a not-for profit agency that provides residential services for Long Islandís
youth. With four sites, LIAFS provides an array of program services for youths
which include mental health counseling drug treatment, medical care,
education, recreation, independent living skills and vocational training.
LIAFS is licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services
information please contact Valerie Kopetic at
"Local coroprations and individuals have been incredibly generous in donating
computers that they were no longer using, and through our efforts, we are
refurbishing them for those that are without computers," said Zimmerman. "I
like to thank all those generous donors of computers and would like to
encourage volunteers from the community to assist with this worthwhile
If you would like to make a donation, volunteer, know of an eligible
recipient, or if your company is interested in receiving free
data destruction with its donation, please contactwww.comp4kids.org
or Jon Zimmerman at 516 244 1809.