PCs for People Connects to Illinois with New Partnerships and Executive Director

October 7, 2020

PCs for People was recently awarded a $1.45 million grant from the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund to launch a multi-pronged digital inclusion, workforce development, and community equity initiative in the Greater East St. Louis or Metro East area of southern/southwestern Illinois.  PCs for People Metro East is launching in partnership with several local organizations: the Illinois … Read More

400 Computers for La Plata County Kids to be Distributed August 6

July 23, 2020

Denver, CO – COVID-19 was the catalyst that brought together representatives from Alpine Bank, the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County, United Way, the Durango Education Foundation, the Durango School District 9-R and the nonprofit PCs for People.  In response to the digital divide that impacted area families … Read More

Solving home tech access for Missouri will yield national rewards

July 13, 2020

By Tom Esselman, Executive Director of PCs for People Kansas City When it comes to national rankings, the state of Missouri is in the top ten for natural environment and affordability. But the COVID-19 crisis shined a light on where Missouri is far behind when compared to other states: internet … Read More

Employee Highlight – Dani

July 7, 2020

Daniel “Dani” Valentin | Regional Sales Executive (Cleveland) If there’s only one thing you might already know about Dani Valentin, our Regional Sales Executive in Cleveland, it just might be his appreciation for Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. “His mentality of being the hardest-working person in the room,” Dani remarked, “I … Read More

PCs for People Expands to Baltimore, MD

July 7, 2020

Twenty-two percent of Baltimoreans live below the poverty level. More than 60% of children working to overcome academic challenges in city public schools do not have computers in their homes and lack access to high-speed internet. Gary Bonner, PCs for People Baltimore Executive Director, and his team are committed to … Read More

Connecting for Good Joins PCs for People

June 22, 2020

Kansas City, MO – PCs for People announced today that as of June 1, 2020 Kansas City nonprofit Connecting for Good officially became a PCs for People organization. The newly formed partnership will combine the unique strengths of both organizations to promote digital inclusion and heal the nation’s digital divide. … Read More

Employee Highlight – Karesa

June 9, 2020

Karesa Pettis-Berry, National Customer Service Lead “You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.”  That’s a principle Karesa Pettis-Berry, National Customer Service Lead, lives by. Karesa has all the characteristics of someone you’d want to take over the world.  She’s sharp, sweet, and (if there could be no other word to describe … Read More

2019 Impact

June 9, 2020

As we close our fiscal year we look back at our community impact. 2019 was an incredible year for PCs for People, so we wanted to take this time to celebrate our work and impact with you, the ones that made it happen. A quick look at the numbers shows … Read More