PCs for People serves Illinois in Cook County and the Metro East area. Please scroll down to see upcoming events across the state.

Please click the location buttons below for contact info, services, and more.

Upcoming Events

Visit our event registration page or click on an upcoming event to register for the event.

 

You must meet eligibility requirements in order to receive devices. View them at www.pcsforpeople.org/eligibility/

Aurora, IL

Aurora Public Library District Distribution Event | Dec. 10, 2021, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. | Aurora Public Library, 101 S River Street Aurora, IL 60506 | (Pre-register here)

Chicago, IL

National Able Network Distribution Event | Nov. 30, 2021, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | 1700 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608 (Pre-register here)

National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. Distribution Event | Dec. 2, 2021, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | 4314 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, IL 60653 (Pre-register here)

Chicago Housing Authority Distribution Event | Dec. 4, 2021, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | 4859 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60615 (Pre-register here)

Grayslake, IL

Lake County Housing Authority Pop-Up Shop | Dec. 8, 2021, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Lake County Housing Authority, 33928 US-45 Grayslake, IL 60030 | (Pre-register here)

 

Ongoing Pickup Opportunities

Register here for pickup at one of the below locations.
 
  Oregon Public Library 
  300 Jefferson St., Oregon, IL 61061
 
  Chillicothe Public Library 
                                                                                                           430 N. Bradley Ave., Chillicothe, IL 61523
                                                                                                               
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Computers Pledged

Through a first-of-its-kind collaboration by the State of Illinois, PCs for People and various community partners, Illinois has launched a statewide network that will receive, refurbish and redistribute used computers to those in need. This initiative responds to the 1.1 million Illinois households currently without computers and aims to bridge the digital divide for those without internet access to help improve connectivity essential for remote learning, work from home, telemedicine, and other requirements of everyday life. To source the network with newly refurbished computer devices, the State of Illinois is working with private and philanthropic partners to build a pipeline for Illinois households in need.

Illinois is the first to develop a statewide computer equity network devoted to collection of used computers from public and private sectors – matched with a state contribution as well – for a multi-year commitment to distribute tens of thousands of upgraded devices to Illinois communities on an annual basis.

Phone: 618-215-3787

We are currently holding distribution events in the following counties: 

St. Clair
Franklin
Jackson
 
Visit our event registration page to register for an event in these counties.
 
You must meet eligibility requirements in order to receive devices. View them at www.pcsforpeople.org/eligibility/

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Recycle Your Tech

Businesses: Start the recycling process here.

Individuals looking to recycle their computers should send them to:

100 Florida Avenue

Belleville, IL 62221

 

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