#PhoneDrive

Donate used or new phones and chargers and help us serve clients to:

  • Attend medical appointments
  • Receive COVID test results
  • Access group based programs
  • Access information on available resources
  • Connect with loved ones

Phone Drive

Why Donate

We need 1500 phones with plans to provide connections to our clients experiencing homeless and vulnerabilities so they can attend medical appointments by phone; receive COVID test results; access group-based programs and information on available resources; and connect with loved ones.

Click the buttons below to learn more. Thank you for your interest in helping us in addressing this digital health gap.

Details about #PhoneDrive

We have partnered with QoC Health who specialize in virtual care solutions. They will be providing technical expertise to us in this donation drive. They have trained staff who will ensure all data is scrubbed and sanitized before the phones and chargers are given to clients.

To factory reset your phone before, instructions are here for Andriod and for Apple.

Types of devices we need:

We need phones that have:

Flip phones are welcome and we are also welcoming extra chargers for phones!

Type of devices we are not accepting:

Please note: we cannot accept broken phones (including cracked screens); SIM locked phones; phones we cannot factory reset

You can Mail or Drop Off phones

Step #1 – Fill Out Embedded Form

Please complete this embedded form on the website as you send in your phones. We want to thank you!

Device Drive Donation

Step #2 – Drop Off or Mail Donation

Donation Drop Box:

The donation drop box is located at 955 Queen St. East (Queen St E & Carlaw)

Map of where SRCHC is located at the corner of Queen and Carlaw

Mailing Address:

Phone Drive
955 Queen St. East
Toronto, ON
M4M 3P3

We also need to purchase phone and data plans to activate the donated phones.

Please also consider making a monetary donation to via Canada Helps, which we will use to purchase data and minutes to activate the donated device.

If you are interested in helping to make a difference, but do not have a used phones, please consider making a monetary donation to our “Device Drive” to activate used phones.

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Phones Received/Donated to Date

78 phones received and donated with data plans as of September 2020

25 phones needing phone plans, awaiting distribution

Our Partners

We thank the following partners. Our tech partner, QoC Health who specialize in virtual care solutions, trained staff to ensure all data is scrubbed and sanitized before the donated phones and chargers are given to clients.

We also want to thank Telus Communications Inc., and the Alliance for Healthier Communities for the generous donation and support to date.

Lastly, we thank UHN for their ongoing collaboration.

Please click on Social Media sharing buttons and upload an image below to support our #PhoneDrive Campaign

For Twitter (Example Text)

“Please donate phones or money to @sriverdalechc. Help them bridge the digital health gap for marginalized people, for more information visit: www.srchc.ca/phonedrive #digitalequity #phonedrive”

For Facebook (Example Text)

“Please donate a phones or money to @SouthRiverdaleCommunity Health Centre – SRCHC. Help them bridge the digital health gap for marginalized people, for more information visit: www.srchc.ca/phonedrive #digitalequity #phonedrive”

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You can also download, save, and share the images below.  Use them to promote the #phonedrive. Tag a Family Member/Friend/neighbour/tech company