Program Gets 100 Wilkinsburg Families Connected to the Internet

As of May 31, Computer Reach has helped nearly 100 families in Wilkinsburg get connected to the internet. There are roughly 100 free Wi-Fi Hotspots left for distribution. Sign up today! Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion Project Thanks to a grant from the Eden Hall Foundation, Computer Reach launched the Wilkinsburg Digital Inclusion project to positively...

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...

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...

Digital Literacy Training at Manchester Bidwell Training Center

  In October, we offered digital literacy certification assessments to students and instructors at the Manchester Bidwell Training Center in Pittsburgh. Continue reading to learn more. Increasing Digital Literacy We challenged students at the Manchester Bidwell Training Center to pass 4 NorthStar tests offered through our classes. By passing, each student would earn a...

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...

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...

Our Work with Life Male STEAM Academy

120 Laptops Will Be Distributed Computer Reach is working to get 120 Windows laptops into the hands of students and instructors at Life Male STEAM Academy (LMSA), a new STEAM-focused charter school in the Woodland Hills School District. 100 laptops will be distributed to 6th and 7th graders at the school, with the remaining...

Celebrating Crossroads Scholar Bryce Matthews

Celebrating Crossroads Scholar Bryce Matthews Crossroads and Computer Reach have been very close partners for years. Our partnership gives high school students the opportunity to explore the field of computer science through the lens of nonprofits. One example of this has been current Crossroads Scholar Bryce Matthews. A rising senior at Central Catholic High...