Denver Downtown view from Red Rock Amphitheatre by Mitul0520 – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Since PCs for People began, Executive Director Casey Sorensen has been building automated systems and tools to simplify the computer refurbishing process. These tools, such as the ability to insert a pre-loaded hard drive into a … Read More
The holiday season came early for PCs for People in December of 2013. We were awarded a grant by the Otto Bremer Foundation to distribute 2,400 home computers to low-income students and their families through our PCs for Kids program, affecting a total of 4,320 kids. A pilot program launched … Read More
If you pressed the pause button on PCs for People’s work last year, you might have noticed something: we had a little help from our friends. 2014 was a year of collaboration for PCs for People. Together we chipped away at the digital divide and extended the reach of our … Read More
Our St.Paul location will be closed November 27th and 28th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Our PCs for Kids program has caught the eye of a local news station. Wednesday, October 23 KSTP channel 5 news ran a story about our Jackson Preparatory School event. PCs for People was able to distributed 150 computers to low-income families at the school thanks to funding for the PCs for … Read More
*We’re currently sold out of internet modems. We’ll have more internet devices available to sell in January. At PCs for People we’re aware of the frustration this gap in availability may cause. That’s why we truly appreciate the patience and understanding of our valued PCs for People recipients during this time.
PCs for People has received a grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation to support digital inclusion through our PCs for Kids program. $170,000 has been awarded to pay for the distribution of 2,400 computers to low-income families with school-aged children in 22 communities across Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. The … Read More
PCs for People was featured in a Star Tribune article on January 2, 2014. Both our Executive Director and Founder help tell the story of our rapid growth in the number of computers we distribute as well as the addition of low-cost Internet service to our clients. The article was … Read More
In our most recent partnership with the Blandin Foundation, we were tasked with distributing 500 computers to nine separate communities throughout Minnesota. In a six week span, we traveled 2,200 miles to deliver computer systems to low-income families. That same milage equals a round trip from our St. Paul headquarters … Read More
Saint Paul, MN (October 31, 2013) – Saint Paul, Minnesota nonprofit organization PCs for People has received 200 HP LCD screens from LPS for distribution to low-income families. The screens will be used during PCs for People’s current PCs for Kids tour across rural Minnesota. The donation was from LPS, … Read More