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Non-profits and government agencies and community organizations partner for the Blind

NextStep & Greater Salem Technology Equity Project donated 3 blind-accessible computer systems running free, open-source software to Sunnyside Organics. Oregon Commission for the Blind partners with Sunnyside to deliver training to blind clients.

 
PRLog - Sep. 9, 2012 - EUGENE, Ore. -- Greater Salem Technology Equity Project (GSTEP) makes donated information technology accessible to individuals, families and organizations in need in the Greater Salem area using free, open-source software. NextStep Recycling is a comprehensive technology recycling non-profit based in Eugene. NextStep mentors GSTEP and provided the computer hardware for the project. GSTEP and NextStep believe that “reuse is the new recycle!”

Sunnyside Organics will host an open house on Thursday, September 20th at its River Street Training Center (105 River St. NE) from noon untill 5:30pm, where people can visit and see the new computer lab.

Sunnyside Organics will also hold a private Appreciation Dinner event later that day at 6:00 pm at Gamberetti’s Restaurant in Salem as a thank you to the people involved in this project.  The dinner will feature local foods grown by clients of Sunnyside Organics.

For more information, please contact:

John Barnum
NextStep Recycling http://www.nextsteprecycling.org
John.barnum@nextsteprecycling.org
541-686-2366 ext 113

Cynthia Lester
Sunnyside Organics http://sunnysideorganics.org/
so@deerfieldnursery.com
503-302-6917

Deborah Marinos
Oregon Commission for the Blind http://cms.oregon.gov/Blind/Pages/index.aspx
Deborah.Marinos@cfb.state.or.us
503-378-6836

Ethan Young
GSTEP techequity.wordpress.com
ethan@gstep.org
503-260-9689

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Source:NextStep Recycling
Phone:541-686-2366
Zip:97402
City/Town:Eugene - Oregon - United States
Industry:Computers, Open source
Tags:open source, Technology, blind
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