ABOUT US

PCs for People Recycles Business Electronics
And Provides Refurbished Tech To Low-Income Households

OUR MISSION

Through electronic reuse PCs for People provides the opportunity for all low-income individuals and nonprofits to benefit from the life changing impact of computers and mobile internet.

OUR IMPACT

Over 60,000 Computers Distributed

Our refurbished computers have touched the lives of people around the United States enabling access to better educational, healthcare and employment opportunities.

174,000 Individuals Helped

PCs for People recipients range from a variety of backgrounds and include high-schoolers, college students, working professionals and seniors among others.

76,500 Computers Diverted From Landfills

As a R2 certified organization, PCs for People has the highest certification for environmental stewardship. We are the only Minnesota recycler and one of two in Colorado with both the R2 and NAID AAA certifications.

WHO WE ARE

Since 1998, PCs for People has been a driving force behind digital inclusion efforts in across the US. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, our mission is to provide a technology access that offers employment and educational opportunities to low-income individuals, families with children, and those with disabilities.

Our services include free end-of-life IT asset management and certified data sanitization, technology refurbishing, computer distribution, computer repair, internet service, tech education, and free electronic recycling. Through an unwavering commitment to the communities we serve, we have distributed over 60,000 computers, subscribed thousands of families to low cost internet, and recycled millions of pounds of electronics.

LEADERSHIP

Casey Sorensen
CEO

Casey graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato with a degree in Computer Information Systems. While he attended MSU, Casey volunteered for a county-run program giving computers to families in the local community. After college Casey began his career working in technology automation with Deloitte Consulting, however, his true passion was to help others join the digital world. In 2008, Casey left consulting and went on to incorporate and establish PCs for People. Under his management the organization has grown to become a leader in digital inclusion for low-income families and individuals, serving thousands in need across the nation.

Julie Seltz
Denver Executive Director

Julie spent 8 years in financial services working in marketing, sales, technology, operations, and institutional relationship management between Denver and New York. After moving back to Denver, Julie operated a consulting firm specializing in business development and marketing for financial technology companies. Julie is active in the Denver community with the Junior League of Denver, Minds Matter, Denver Kids, Invisible Disabilities Association, and Junior Achievement. Julie has a B.S. in Business Administration and International Business from the University of Wyoming and the University of Wales, Swansea. She enjoys international travel with her husband and spending time with their two daughters.

Sam Drong
Chief Program Officer

Sam began his work with PCs for People as its first volunteer in 2008. In 2010, he joined the staff to begin managing a state-wide digital inclusion initiative to provide computers to low-income families in rural Minnesota. He is now responsible for many of the organization’s digital inclusion initiatives including finding new strategic partners to help bridge the digital divide through both digital literacy training and digital inclusion. Sam has over fourteen years of experience working as an IT strategist and consultant for several Minnesota nonprofits and small businesses. In his free time he enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife and son.