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December 8, 2018

What Does PCs for People Do?

PCs for People is a national leader in digital inclusion. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, every project, program and initiative at PCs for People is centered on getting low-cost computers and affordable broadband internet into the homes of low-income individuals. Our model is a self-sustainable social enterprise centered on building community value in every part of our program. Access to affordable technology is essential in today’s digital world, where it is increasingly hard to acquire
Computer recipients in Denver
On Monday, December 3, PCs for People distributed desktop computers to over 50 low-income, K-5 children and families at STRIVE Prep School at Ruby Hill in Denver, Colorado. “For many of these families, this is the first computer they’ve ever owned”, said PCs for People’s Development Manager, Tony Frank. “Having technology at home means the children can more effectively and efficiently work on school work. The parents have access to core resources such as banking
  PCs for People Denver has been focused in recent months on creating strong partnerships with core local government institutions to support key goals for environmentally friendly recycling and activities to assist in closing the digital divide.  Here’s a sample of the collaboration occurring in the Denver metro area with core institutions: Library Districts: PCs for People recycles the technology equipment from Denver Public Library (DPL), Arapahoe Libraries, and Pueblo City-County Library District. Additionally, PCs
Warehouse and Production Supervisor Abbey Dibble Poses Next to a Pallet of E-Waste
You have a pile of electronics and a pallet to put them on. Now what? Let PCs for People’s Warehouse and Production Supervisor, Abbey Dibble show you how to properly stack your electronics and get them ready for transport or storage. To start, let’s keep four primary objectives in mind when assembling our pallet: Stability – A pallet should be able to stand independently on its own. Its contents shouldn’t move when the pallet is
On Give to the Max Day, we’re raising funds to further our mission of digital inclusion. Your gift of any amount will help us provide more families with affordable computers and low-cost internet. Per the Pew Research Center, nealy half of households with incomes below $30,000 don’t have home broadband services or a traditional computer. 43% of those who lack home internet cite cost as the reason. Over 70% of teachers assign homework that is dependent on broadband