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

What Does PCs for People Do?

December 8, 2018

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 … Read More

PCs for People Distributes Computers to Low-Income Students in Denver

December 8, 2018

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 … Read More

PCs for People Partnering with Core Local Government Institutions

November 26, 2018

  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 … Read More

How To Properly Stack Electronics On A Pallet

November 16, 2018

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 … Read More

Donate to PCs for People on Give to the Max Day 2018

November 14, 2018

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 … Read More

Digital Literacy Center Educates PCs for People Customers

November 9, 2018

PCs for People customers now can get more than a low-cost computer and internet hotspot at our Saint Paul store. Since September we’ve been offering free training through our new Digital Literacy Center. Classes are hands-on and kept small so learners get the individual instruction most beneficial to their needs, … Read More

PCs for People at the Border Broadband Conference

November 1, 2018

This past week our Director of Partnerships and Programming, Madeline, attended the Border to Border Broadband Conference in Brainerd, MN. The annual conference, hosted by the Blandin Foundation, focuses on ensuring that all Minnesotans, no matter their geographical location, have access to high-speed, reliable broadband internet. The conference focused on … Read More