Year-End Appeal – Tasha’s Letter

December 5, 2019

When I was 17 years old I first experienced homelessness in Minnesota. It was a scary and hopeless time in my life – a position I never thought I’d be in. I was moving around from shelters and friend’s couches, but nothing lasted longer than a few nights. In the … Read More

December Employee Highlight

December 5, 2019

Meet Shaynice Flemming! Shaynice is an incredible asset to PCs for People bringing passion and energy to our team and the customers we serve.   As a Customer Service Lead, she specializes in digital customer communication and eligibility helping 300+ individuals daily! As with many of our employees, Shaynice has a … Read More

Digital Inclusion and Health

December 5, 2019

Technology is a vital part of human existence in todays digital world.  Without internet or a computer it is difficult to gain access to sustainable employment, digitally assigned homework, health records, and support programs.  Access to affordable technology, internet, and digital literacy can be a life or death situation.  New research … Read More

Bridging the Gap

December 5, 2019

PCs for People and Mobile Beacon formed a partnership called Bridging the Gap with a focus on helping community anchor institutions like housing authorities, schools, libraries, and nonprofits gain access to affordable computers and unlimited Educational Broadband Service (EBS) mobile broadband internet. PCs for People and Mobile Beacon are dedicated … Read More

October Employee Highlight

October 10, 2019

Meet John Sharer! John Sharer was born in Germany in an armed forces base and moved to the US at the age of 18. John moved to Colorado from Wisconsin and is an avid Packers, Brewers and Bucks fan. Prior PCs for People, John managed his own business as a … Read More

Cleveland, OH Expansion

October 10, 2019

PCs for People Ohio is looking forward to moving into a newly renovated 17,000 square foot warehouse and distribution space near downtown Cleveland—locally known as the spot next to Slyman’s famous corned beef! The building, which previously housed a grocery store, restaurant, and food production facilities, has two large loading … Read More

Expanding to Further Support Digital Inclusion

October 10, 2019

We are all moved and fully operating our new 31,000 warehouse in St. Paul MN!  We recently had an open house of our new (to us) 31,000 square foot facility.  We were able to give tours to over 100 members of the community, donors, customers, volunteers, family, and friends.  Our amazing staff was … Read More

Partnering with Housing Authorities

October 10, 2019

PCs for People is a ConnectHome USA stakeholder organization that supports more than 75 housing authorities across the country seeking to increase their residents access to technology devices, high-speed internet, and training.  We have developed a menu of discounted pricing to affordable housing organizations that are seeking to purchase a minimum … Read More

National Caucus and Center on Black Aging (NCBA)

October 10, 2019

PCs for People Ohio is proud to partner with the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging (NCBA) to provide training for older adults to re-enter or advance in the workforce. Since opening in October 2018 we have hosted three trainees in both our customer service and warehouse operations, and have … Read More

Volunteer Program Launch

September 18, 2019

  Have we mentioned we love Volunteers?  PCs for People has launched our individual and group volunteer program.  There are so many ways that we impact the community.  Likewise, the community provides so much support for us. Individual Volunteer Opportunities:  We have a fun team and love when volunteers come by to … Read More