Ten celebrate having a Healthy ‘n’ Happy Xmas
Christmas came early this year for 10 local people, when they were given free PCs from Healthy‘n’Happy Community Development Trust.
The PCs had been donated to Healthy ‘n’ Happy by Glasgow- based company Red Bee Media, who had recently upgraded their IT systems.
The PCs might have been destined to become scrap, however Healthy ‘n’ Happy volunteers Don Perry, David Cuthbertson and Gloria Adebo, with support from CamGlen Radio coordinator - and IT expert - Tam Curry, restored the PCs to great condition.
Healthy ‘n’ Happy contributed monitors, mice, keyboards, purchased hard drives and even software to get the PCs ready to plug ‘n’ play.
Local people were selected based on their need, and the main criteria was that they don’t have a PC at home.
Healthy ‘n’ Happy Community Development Trust assistant director Jane Churchill said: “Thanks to this kind donation from Red Bee Media, we have been able to help local people who could benefit the most, get connected. These local people, by giving up their time have supported Healthy ‘n’ Happy over the years.
“Big thanks to our volunteers Don, David and Gloria for putting in the hard work to make this happen.
“We’re looking forward to helping more people in the coming year.”
Healthy ‘n’ Happy still has another 20 donated PCs to upgrade and the aim is to have these completed and distributed by spring 2015.