56 Faces

Computer Reach welcomed 56 new volunteers in May and June. Our total volunteer force has grown to 1636 people from universities, high schools, churches, scout troops, local business and homes from all over Western PA. Here are three short roll call videos from recent Friday events: May 22 2015 May 29 2015 June 19 2015

The Ease of Xubuntu

http://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-at-computer-reach/ Xubuntu at Computer Reach June 2, 2015 The Xubuntu team hears stories about how it is used in organizations all over the world. In this “Xubuntu at..” series of interviews, we seek to interview organizations who wish to share their stories. If your organization is using Xubuntu and you want to share what you’re doing with us please contact Elizabeth K. Joseph at lyz@ubuntu.com to discuss details about your organization. Last month we started a dialog with Kevin Driscoll, PC/Linux Technical Consultant, and Dave Sevick, Executive Director, of Computer Reach to learn more...

Duolingo – Girls Scouts – 5 Schools – 6 Countries – 9 States

March 27-28, 2015 Work Site: Construction Junction Number of Volunteers: 82 Volunteer Hours Logged: 506 Details: Over 300 computers processed over 2 days 25 volunteers on Friday March 27, 2015 Robert Morris University Carnegie Mellon University Community College Allegheny County ITT Technical Institute University of Pittsburgh And a BIGGER day on Saturday March 28, 2015 57 volunteers The DUOLINGO Company Girl Scout Troop #51058 Robert Morris University Carnegie Mellon University University of Pittsburgh and people from distant places such as Poland Pakistan China India Brazil .... and from the United States of New Jersey New York South Carolina South Dakota Massachusetts Maryland Washington DC California And from all over Western PA Thank You Everyone Pirates promotion with Pittsburgh Cares:

Marywood University

March 13, 2015 Work Site: Construction Junction Number of Volunteers: 45 Volunteer Hours Logged: 258 Details: Large team of volunteers from Marywood University of Scranton PA ... as well as a few from Case Western University and  CMU ... and North Allegheny High School students,  continued large scale Spanish re-imaging of G3 iMacs for Central...

King’s College

March 6, 2015 Work Site: Construction Junction Number of Volunteers: 28 Volunteer Hours Logged: 168 Details: A group of volunteers from King's College helped re-image machines to Spanish while our regulars did, well, regular Friday...

26 volunteers fix 58 computers

  http://youtu.be/aYFL4KwEzDA   Date: Friday February 13, 2015 Work Site: Construction Junction Number of Volunteers: 26 Volunteer Hours Logged: 156 Details: We imaged 58 more computers today. Welcomed Girl Scout Troop 54443 from Shadyside. Welcomed new volunteers from Hampton Township, Irwin, England, New York, Monroeville, Squirrel Hill and...

Jan 2, 2015 – Welcome Fox Chapel and more …

Date:  Jan 2, 2015 Work Sites:  Construction Junction and The X Factory Number of Volunteers:  23 Volunteer Hours Logged: 126 Description: Boot checking and moving 110 Apple and Linux computers from CJ to The X.  Welcomed 7 new volunteers, most from the Fox Chapel School...

Colleges at Construction Junction

Date:  Dec 19  2014 Work Site:  Construction Junction Number of Volunteers:  17 Volunteer Hours Logged: 102 Description: Recycling Apple and Linux computers.  Welcomed 3 new volunteers. ....  15 people were involved at the lunchtime roll call video. Members of the volunteer crew this day were students from Case Western Reserve University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Maryland, Community College of Allegheny County, Connelly School, and ITT Tech. Thank you and Merry Christmas 2014, Happy New Year 2015 from all of us at Computer Reach. Our next recycling day will be Friday January 2, 2015 at Construction Junction. Find out more about...

Dec 5 2014 recycling at Construction Junction

Date:  Dec 5  2014 Work Site:  Construction Junction Number of Volunteers:  14 Volunteer Hours Logged: 88 Description: Recycling Apple and Linux computers.  Welcomed 2 new volunteers in the video. After the video was taken we also gave a tour to several Fox Chapel HS students and their parents. Today we also finalized our 2015 Apple Spanish image for mass preparation of computers to be sent to latino locations around Pittsburgh and around the...