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Oso Landslide Victims Receive Donated Laptops from InterConnection
April 1, 2014 - InterConnection donated three laptops to North Counties Family Services in Darrington to aid with the mudslide relief efforts. The laptops will be used by volunteers to collect information from people impacted by the disaster and keep track of aid distri... More »
InterConnection is the first nonprofit in the nation certified as an R2:2013 electronics recycler
March 31, 2014 - InterConnection.org is a leader in charitable computer reuse and recycling and is the first nonprofit in the nation to be certified as an R2:2013 electronics recycler. The new R2 Standard includes heightened requirements for electronics recyclers such as... More »
InterConnection Donated a Full MultiPoint Computer Lab to the Public Pilot Library of Medellín
March 20, 2014 - At the beginning of the year, InterConnection donated a 5-seat Multipoint Server System to the Public Pilot Library of Medellín for Latin America (Biblioteca Pública Piloto de Medellín para América Latina), Colombia. ... More »
MultiPoint Computer Lab donated to Escuela Agrícola San Pedro
March 10, 2014 - In February InterConnection’s director, and María Eugenia Gallitelli, Latin America Outreach manager, traveled to San Pedro de Ycuamandiyu in Paraguay to personally donate a five seat Multipoint Server System to the Escuela Agrícola de San Pedro... More »
Boeing 747 Restoration Project
February 12, 2014 - InterConnection donated parts to the Museum of Flight in Seattle to help restore the first 747 ever built. ... More »
InterConnection supports Local Job Creation and Training.
February 1, 2014 - InterConnection donated computer equipment valued at $7,000 to the Work Force Development Center (WFDC). The computers will be used to support their new machine shop facility in Mukilteo and provide classroom training to youth from across the Puget Sound ... More »
NEW SMART PHONE & TABLET CERTIFIED DATA WIPE SERVICE
January 17, 2014 - Smart phones and tablets are like computers, they store sensitive personal information including phone number, texts, photos, and contacts. This data must be securely destroyed before the device is reused which is why InterConnection launched a smart phon... More »
Happy New Year 2013
December 31, 2013 - Thank you for all your support. You helped make 2013 full of accomplishments, activities and growth. With your help, we have shipped more than 5,000 computers to organizations and underserved communities in need of technology. Over 1600 nonprofits receiv... More »
InterConnection Launches New Online Tech-Store for Nonprofits
In order to make critical technology more accessible to U.S. nonprofit organizations and underserved communities, Seattle's InterConnection has launched a new online store featuring high-quality refurbished laptops and desktops starting at just $99. Learn more >>.
CleanScapes Partnership offers drop-off location to residents in Issaqauh, Sammamish and North Bend
Residents in Issaquah, Sammamish and North Bend now have access to free, certified and charitable computer reuse and electronics recycling. Learn more >>.
InterConnection Computer Reuse Center Featured in "Be the Next Microsoft Employee" Reality Show
Microsoft Learning filmed Episode Two of their Be the Next Microsoft Employee reality show at the InterConnection Computer Reuse Center in Seattle. Click Here to View the Show.
InterConnection.org Announces New Electronics Reuse and Recycling Drop Off Site in Bellevue
Bellevue residents and businesses now have a secure, hassle-free location for donating their old electronics. The nonprofit InterConnection.org partnered with Batteries Plus in Bellevue to offer a drop-off location for used desktops, laptops, cell phones and LCD monitors at 14917 NE 20th Street, Bellevue, WA 98007. All donations are tax deductible and will be used to support InterConnection's technology access programs. Read the full story here.
Revel Consulting's laptops find valuable second home with InterConnection.org partnership
Computer Donation Guide
Founder and Charles Brennick gives advice on what to look for when you consider donating your old desktop or laptop and mentions InterConnection's partnership with Microsoft Learning, where employees are encouraged to donate their old laptops to charity.
Earth911.com: Non-Profit Cuts E-Waste by Refurbishing Computers
You might think your old laptop is dead, but one Seattle-based non-profit can breathe new life into your old, worn-out, virus-ridden computer to benefit someone in need. Read the full story on earth911.com.
InterConnection Partners with TechSoup.org to Supply Computers for Charities, NGOs
InterConnection and TechSoup, a leading distributor of technology products to nonprofits, partnered to help close the gap between corporations with surplus computers and nonprofits in need of technology assets. More
King 5 News Feature on InterConnection
InterConnection Makes Donating Your Old Laptop this Holiday Free and Easy Right from Home
New "Free Laptop Donation by Mail" helps you print, pack and ship your old laptop free of charge from anywhere in the USA and transforms it into a vital tool for underserved people and humanitarian organizations around the world.
Computadoras al alcance de todos
Seattle Non Profit Saving the World through Computer Reuse
Access to computers is not the first thing that comes to mind after a major natural disaster. But after earthquakes in Haiti and Chile destroyed offices and schools and flooding in Pakistan required aid workers to manage thousands of homeless people, computers were just what was needed to help these communities rebuild. More
Isolated Chilean Community Gets Connected After Earthquake
InterConnection donates 50 computers to World Vision Chile to rebuild schools after the earthquake. More
DISMINUYE LA BRECHA DIGITAL EN ALTO BÍO-BÍO
From World Vision Chile website, InterConnection donates 50 PCs to rebuild schools after the earthquake. More
Haitian Laptop Program a Success, Thanks to Readers Like You
Source: Earth911.com: In January, we reported on ways to get involved with Haitian earthquake relief efforts. Seven months later, we've learned that readers just like you made an impact from more than 2,000 miles away. More
InterConnection Wins Innovative Recycler of the Year Award
The Washington State Recycling Association (WSRA) presented their annual Innovative Recycler of the Year Award to InterConnection. More
Computer Access Through Microcredit in Chile
30 Computers to School in Paraguay
Computer Reuse Bill Becomes Law
InterConnection Chile Opens
Out of the shredder and on to you desktop
Laid-off and offline - IC Featured on KOMO News
The number of people using public computers at Worksource and local libraries has spiked dramatically in recent months, demonstrating that many local job-seekers are still on the wrong side of the digital divide. Read how InterConnection is helping out. More
Lawmaker Aims to Fix Electronics Recycling Law
Rep. Zack Hudgins, D-Seattle, intends to introduce a bill that will fix Washington's Electronics law. The bill will allow computer collectors to repair non-functional computers and give them a second life. KING 5 ran a story on Mr. Hudgins efforts. Read more
Laptops Used to Teach HIV Awareness in Namibia
InterConnection recently shipped ten laptops to a Peace Corps volunteer in Namibia. She is using them to teach HIV awareness. She sent an email to InterConnection about her experience.
Coffee Producers in Dominican Republic Receive Computers
Peace Corps volunteer David Mayo installed 20 computers from InterConnection in the new Antonio Javier Nivar Computer Center. The center teaches youth and adults how to use a computer, productive computer programs, and the Internet.