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Donations of Bikes & Computers Needed Featured

Nikki Rosson, Assistant Director, MATFORCE September 10, 2021 62

The Yavapai Reentry Project needs Bikes & Computers

Big Idea

  • The MATFORCE Yavapai Reentry Project works with formerly incarcerated individuals to overcome barriers 
  • Common barriers include transportation and access to a computer to apply for jobs and receive an education
  • Community members can help with donations of computers, laptops, tablets, bikes, accessories
  • Cash donations are also accepted
  • Read more...

 

The Yavapai Reentry Project is Seeking Donations of Bikes and Computers with 3 Events Around the County

Yavapai County, AZ – The Yavapai Reentry Project (YRP), a project of MATFORCE, works with formerly incarcerated individuals to overcome the barriers often faced when returning to the community from incarceration. Two common barriers are transportation, and access to a computer to apply for jobs and get an education.

To help YRP participants overcome these two common barriers, YRP is collaborating with Yavapai College Police Department and Chain Reaction to collect much needed computers, bikes, and bike accessories during three donation events around Yavapai County.

  • September 18, 2021 | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Yavapai College - Clarkdale Campus - 601 W Black Hills Dr, Cottonwood
  • October 9, 2021 | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Yavapai College - Prescott Campus - 1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott
  • November 6, 2021 | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Yavapai College - Sedona Campus - 4215 Arts Village Dr, Sedona

Community members can help by donating new or gently used computers, laptops, tablets, bikes, and bike accessories. All types of computers including desktops, laptops, and tablets will be accepted, including broken computers as well.

Can’t make any of the donation events? Donations are accepted at any time.

For more information on how to donate a bicycle or bicycle accessories - such as helmets, bike locks, and inner tubes - for use through the Yavapai Reentry Project and other community organizations, please contact the Yavapai College Police Department at (928) 776-2185 or Heather Parris at Chain Reaction at (928) 274-3109.

For more information on how to donate computer equipment for use through the Yavapai Reentry Project and other community organizations, please contact Bob Wier at (928) 607-2710.

For more information about the Yavapai Reentry Project please visit YavapaiReentryProject.org or call (928) 708-0100.

 

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Photo file: Marcia Moeller computer 03.2021.jpg

Photo caption: Marcia M. received a refurbished laptop in March of 2021 to help her achieve her goal of attending college classes.

 

MATFORCE is a community organization that educates and raises awareness about substance abuse issues, and advocates for policy change throughout Yavapai County. With over 300 active volunteers, MATFORCE encompasses the belief that stopping drug use before it starts through primary prevention strategies is an essential part of building healthier communities. Programs of MATFORCE include drug prevention education in the schools, the Yavapai Reentry Project, Trauma Lens Care, public awareness and education campaigns, and advocating for policy change at the state and local level. For more information about MATFORCE visit matforce.org or our family of websites: MarijuanaHarmlessThinkAgain.org  |  OpioidOD.com  |  YavapaiReentryProject.org  |  TraumaLensCare.org  |  SACLAz.org  |  NaloxoneAZ.com  |  TalkNowAZ.com  |  CommunityReentryProjectsAZ.org

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