City of Pittsburgh & Computer Reach Partner to End Digital Divide

Thanks to an initial donation of over $92,000 worth of IT equipment from the City of Pittsburgh, Computer Reach will have 324 desktop computers, 74 laptops, and more ready to be refurbished and distributed to individuals and families who need them. A Partnership to Bridge the Digital Divide On August 29, 2022, the City...

Computer Reach Receives $45K Grant from Wolf Administration

The Wolf Administration awarded a $45,000 grant to Computer Reach to help expand our organization’s digital literacy curriculum, offerings, and more to increase digital literacy across the Commonwealth. About the Digital Literacy Grant On March 17, Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Barrier announced that 21 organizations and projects are receiving awards...

Computer Reach To Provide Thousands of Devices to Pittsburgh Residents

Computer Reach joins AT&T and Digitunity to help provide free or low-cost computers, digital literacy training, and technical support to underserved Pittsburgh residents over the next two years. New Project Distributes Computers to Pittsburgh Residents Computer Reach has been selected as part of a 10-city project led by AT&T and Digitunity to provide more...

Survey: Help Inform the Future of Internet Connectivity

Southwestern Pennsylvania (SWPA) Connected is collecting community input on internet access and experiences in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Take the survey to help inform the future of internet connectivity! About The SWPA Connected Initiative is asking community members to take a brief survey online or by phone to provide information about their current internet access and...

30 Laptops Distributed to Perry Traditional Academy Students

  Our Work with A+ Schools In October, A+ Schools received 30 Windows Laptops from Computer Reach to distribute to students in need at Perry Traditional Academy School. These computers will help ensure that all students have a productive, successful school experience while completing online classes. Perry Traditional Academy School (also known as Pittsburgh...

Getting Older Adults Digitally Connected (Vintage Senior Center)

We’re working with Vintage Senior Center to get older adults in Pittsburgh digitally connected! Our Work with Vintage Senior Center In October, Computer Reach began distributing desktop computer bundles and internet hotspots to individuals in need of technology identified by Vintage Senior Center. Located on N. Highland Avenue in Pittsburgh, the Center seeks to...

25 Laptops Distributed to SHCDP

About the Distribution In September, Computer Reach distributed 25 laptops to the Schenley Heights Community Development Program (SHCDP). These devices will be distributed to local Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) students who do not have access to a reliable computer to complete their schoolwork. SHCDP provides after-school services to students in the Pittsburgh area and...

In-Person Digital Literacy Classes Resume

After waiting nearly 18 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our in-person Digital Literacy Classes are back in session! Digital Literacy Classes Starting October 2021, Computer Reach will begin teaching Digital Literacy Classes with the Senior Companion Program at the Allegheny County Department of Human Services. We look forward to offering these services once...

Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project Will Provide Free Wi-Fi to Eligible Residents

Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project In September, Computer Reach completed the preparations needed to launch enrollment for the Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project. The project seeks to positively impact the lives of families in the Wilkinsburg community by providing the following at no cost to 200 eligible families: a Wi-Fi Hotspot with one year’s worth of...

Tech Distributed to Senior Companion Program

Supporting Older Adults in Allegheny County In August, Computer Reach distributed 40 laptops and 27 hotspots to volunteers at the Allegheny County Senior Companion program. The program connects older adults in the community with volunteers age 55 and older who provide friendly weekly visits. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the program was unable to...