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...

Join the Computer Lottery Waitlist

Over the past year, Computer Reach provided free desktop computer bundles to 432 people in the Greater Pittsburgh Area. Now, we are looking to fill our waitlist to reach more people in need of a computer. Computer Lottery Program If you need a desktop computer, the Computer Lottery Program may be right for you!...

40 Computer Bundles and Hotspots Distributed to Pittsburgh Residents

Computer Reach completed 2 Digital Navigator projects in July, which distributed 40 computer bundles and 40 hotspots to local Pittsburgh residents and offered 1:1 in-person setup support and digital literacy training. What is the Digital Navigators program? Computer Reach’s Digital Navigators program provides recipients with: a free desktop computer bundle (including an external webcam),...

Our NPR Interview with David Freudberg and Humankind Media

In July, Computer Reach invited David Freudberg of Humankind Media to Pittsburgh to talk with Melvin Lewis, a recipient of Computer Reach’s Digital Navigator program. Freudberg is using the interview to write an NPR story about the program, which will be broadcast nationally in September 2021. Quotes from the Interview During the interview, Melvin...

Our eBay store is online. See what we’re selling.

  Our eBay Store is Online Computer Reach is now selling items on our eBay page, including refurbished mobile devices, networking equipment (switches, access points, etc.), and high-end computers that are too expensive to sell locally. Devices will be distributed across the United States.     Other News Are you interested in staying up to date on...

Our Computer Retail Store is Opening Soon

See last month’s highlights from Computer Reach. Our Computer Retail Store Computer Reach is proud to announce that our revamped Retail Store will open to the public on July 4, 2021 (tentative)! The grand opening will include a limited-time sale on tech. More details coming soon. To ensure the safety of our staff and...

Our Impact: April 2021

Computer Lottery Program Over 6 months, Computer Reach distributed over 300 Free Computer Bundles to individuals in the Greater Pittsburgh Area. In April alone, we distributed 60 Free Computer Bundles. We will continue to offer this program until all individuals on our waitlist have been served. Only 50 people are left on our list....

Six-Month Anniversary of Computer Lottery Program

In August 2020, Computer Reach launched our Computer Lottery Program to get free Desktop Computer Bundles into the hands of local community members during a time when they needed it most. Now, in February 2021, we are celebrating the six-month anniversary of the program by awarding up to 20 Bundles each week to individuals...

Win a Free Computer in Pittsburgh

  The COVID-19 pandemic has hit families and communities hard. During these past months, many students, families, and professionals have struggled to work, learn, and access services remotely due to a lack of internet or a home computer. Recognizing this need, Computer Reach is excited to announce the official launch of our Computer Lottery...