BOISE – The IT group On the Idaho Transportation Division’s District 3 headquarters recently went out of their Method To assist the Boise group with a donation of roughly 40 computer systems to The women’s And youngsters’s Alliance.
The computer systems have been slated for surplus and would have been despatched off to a recycling center. Rather than losing them the group, led by assist technician Claire Johns, the ITD found a method To place them to good use. Johns is a volunteer On the WCA and knew the group was in want of further computer systems.
“These computer systems are nonetheless very operational,” said Johns. “They have been taken out of fee as a Outcome of ITD has A 3 to 4 yr life cycle for computer systems. Still, They’ve A lot of life in them. I noticed An alternative To assist out An excellent non-revenue and was joyful to get assist from ITD and WCA.”
Johns was joined by fellow technicians Geoffrey Moody and David Adams in getting ready the computer systems for donation. The estimated worth of the computer systems is roughly $350. Rick Robinson, the IT Supervisor for WCA, says the computer systems are An excellent asset for the non-revenue and is significantly appreciated.
Pictured Left to Proper: David Adams, Geoffery Moody, Claire Johns
“We now have a scarcity of manufacturing computer systems for worker use,” he wrote in a letter to the Division. “We furtherly Need to allocate some for Using our consumers On the shelter.”
“I Choose it As quickly as we have a probability to repurpose our know-how to worthy causes,” said ITD Chief Information Officer Mark McKinney. “The Women’s And youngsters’s Alliance Is An best place our older gear can proceed To revenue the residents of Idaho.”
Johns hopes To maintain this partnership with the WCA going into The Prolonged time period. As future know-how ages out of ITD’s use, she thinks the WCA Shall be An excellent candidate for future donations.
The ITD District 3 headquarters is located in Boise, ID.