(Shiloh, Ill.) The members of the REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois (RASI), in conjunction with PCs for People and The File Room, held a community recycling event on Tuesday, July 13th. PCs for People handled the electronics recycling, while The File Room took care of shredding.
Founded in 1998, PCs for People is a national leader in digital inclusion. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, every project, program, and initiative at PCs for People is centered on getting low-cost computers and affordable broadband internet into the homes of low-income individuals. Through an unwavering commitment to the communities they serve, they have provided 155,000 people with home computers, connected 165,000 people to low-cost internet, and recycled over 8 million pounds of electronics.
During the event, RASI collected 11 full-size boxes of electronics. “I know we will be able to help a lot of people and keep the electronics out of the garbage,” said Raffi Mikaelian, PCs for People Account Manager.
Pcs for People’s next recycling drive will be held at their home office located at 100 Florida Avenue in Belleville on July 30th, from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm. RASI will also be hosting another recycling event Tuesday, October 26th from 1:00 pm -3:00 pm.
The REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois (RASI) is the voice for real estate in Southwestern Illinois with over 1,000 members. Our mission is empowering the success of REALTORS® and Affiliates while advocating for private property rights in Southwestern Illinois.
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