Kansas City

Retail Location & Electronics Recycling Center

Previously known as Connecting for Good (founded in 2011), the organization became part of PCs for People in 2020. In addition to providing affordable computers, internet service, and free e-recycling, our retail space offers free digital literacy courses daily. 

During tax season, we host the VITA tax program, allowing Kansas City residents to have their taxes filed for free with the help of tax volunteers through the KC Metro Tax Coalition. 

Our goal is to make a better future in the Kansas City area by empowering businesses and organizations to make a positive community and environmental impact.

 
In-Store Prices

Desktops: start at $30 

Laptops: start at $50

Internet: $60 for the device, $15 per month for service (or free through Affordable Connectivity Program)

Retail Location

Address:  1801 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64109
Phone:  816-259-0851
Email:  kansascity@pcsforpeople.org

Recycling Location

Address:  518 Santa Fe Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone:  816-259-0851
Email:  kansascity@pcsforpeople.org

Retail Location Hours

Monday – Friday:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:   CLOSED
First Saturday of the Month:  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Recycling Location Hours

Monday – Friday:  7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:   CLOSED
First Saturday of the Month:  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

*Ring doorbell at loading dock on south side of warehouse.

3210 Michigan Ave

  • Low-Cost Desktop & Laptop Computers, Computer Accessories
  • Internet Devices and Subscriptions
  • Computer Repairs
  • Digital Learning
  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Individual Electronics Drop-off
  • Volunteer Opportunities

518 Santa Fe Street

  • Electronics Recycling
  • Individual Electronics Drop-off
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Meet Our Director

Tom Esselman

Tom made his mark as an innovation leader at Hallmark Cards, where he created and managed the Song Cards product line, and other emotional sending products enhanced by technology.  This experience led Tom to become an advocate for older adults and families without access to technology and computer skills. Becoming part of the PCs For People organization fulfills a vision Tom articulated when he joined Connecting For Good as CEO in 2016:  for digital inclusion to become a financially sustainable model for every community, providing demonstrable long-term improvements in Education, Employment, and Economic Impact, and the Environment.  Tom and his wife Mary live in Kansas City and have 4 kids, and a growing number of grandchildren.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events are planned at this time. Check back soon or visit us at our retail space to shop in-store. 

Reviews

Calvin Garrett
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Malika Francis was priceless with her information and help to get this process done. She was very courteous and helpful ! She should get a raise ! 😁
Jacqueline Williams
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They are absolutely amazing here. The ladies are very friendly. The computers are very reasonable as well.
Ken Heitland
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Wonderful service for people, especially refugees and others living with little means to access the digital world.
Jimmie Jackson
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Carol Meyers is a very nice person. She is patient and very well informed. The computers are a good price.
JeanHelene Davis
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Whenever I have gone in here - there is a positive happy vibe and they've been anxious to help ! Thanks Carole & Tom ( Mr.Mary 😉 )
Karita Matlock
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Free wifi, computers and computer technology training.
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