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Posted on: March 8, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Prevent Identity Theft Community Electronics Recycling, Destruction and Document Shredding Event

The Palm Beach Police Department is pleased to announce that Memory for Memory, Inc. will be at community shredding event that will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:00pm in the South Parking Lot of Phipps Ocean Park, 2201 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach.

Memory for Memory is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit and will be offering their services at this community event free of charge. Memory for Memory is an electronics recycler that collects, refurbishes and recycles used electronics to help benefit the Alzheimer’s community. At this event, they will accept PCs, Laptops, Servers, Networking Hardware, LCD monitors, cell phones, office phones and all other forms of IT Hardware. Memory for Memory will have a hard drive crusher to use to destroy drives on-site should residents want to watch their drives be destroyed. Since they are a nonprofit, they will provide a donation receipt form for the items donated. They erase and certify the data destruction of each item donated and the donation receipt form serves as certificate of erasure.

The mission of Memory for Memory is to increase the funding, education and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. They donate all profits generated from the recycling and resale process to fund the continued research, support and cure of Alzheimer’s and related dementia.

Residents and those with small or home businesses are welcome to take part. This event is not designed to accommodate large businesses or companies. For more information or directions, please call Palm Beach Police Community Relations Unit at (561) 838-5467.

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