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PCrefurb volunteers benefit from bespoke training by Inology IT Ltd

We couldn’t deliver our objectives as a charity without the fantastic support of our refurbishment volunteers. During two workshops every Wednesday in the Bureau, Glossop, they carry out the essential work of refurbishing and recycling the IT equipment that is donated to us. It is important that we value their contribution and one practical way …

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PCrefurb partners with Sims Lifecycle Services

‘E-Waste’ PCrefurb welcomes donations of IT equipment to refurbish and pass on to those unable to afford their own. During the period April 2022 to March 2023, we refurbished 560 pieces of equipment:

Dale is on the digital road to success

Long term unemployment is distressing and debilitating. For Dale, 18 months without work led to mental health problems “I’d been out of work for far too long,” he explains “I’d reached the point where my anxiety was so bad I didn’t even want to answer the phone.”

PCrefurb Tablet Appeal receives final donation: the ‘Jimmy Rodgers Legacy Fund’.

Fifteen months ago, as we faced the realities of the first lockdown, it became all too clear that families were going to be unable to visit their loved ones in hospitals, care homes and hospices. In response to this desperate situation, on the 4th April 2020, PCrefurb launched its Tablet Appeal. The call went out …

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FIVE ways to help PCrefurb

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the necessity to access the internet for day to day activities and social contact and PCrefurb saw a massive increase in demand for refurbished IT equipment. In 2021 to date (18/11/21) we have received over 300 referrals. These come from 123 different referrers working in organisations and agencies across the High …

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PCrefurb needs you!

Based in Glossop, PCrefurb is a vibrant developing charity that serves the High Peak and Tameside. We are looking to appoint a small number of trustees including a new secretary and are keen to recruit people who have experience of managing growth in the voluntary sector.

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