On October 21, 26 employees from Uber Advanced Technologies Group volunteered with Computer Reach, gifting 6 hours of their day to support our mission to bridge the digital divide. Computer Reach values and appreciates every volunteer, as their generosity strongly reinforces our mission to ensure computer literacy for all.
A Day of Volunteering
Celebrating the beginning of the day at 9 a.m., Computer Reach greeted the volunteers with coffee, donuts, and an overview of the work they would be doing over the next six hours. As Computer Reach regularly refurbishes, processes, stores, and ships technology, volunteers were tasked...
After receiving a request from Father Faustine Tarimo, Computer Reach was able to provide 12 Dell PCs to education and administration staff at the Catholic Diocese of Moshi St. Pamachius Inclusive Secondary School.
About the Catholic Diocese of Moshi
Located in north-eastern Tanzania, East Africa, the Catholic Diocese of Moshi is committed to building a united, responsible family of God through teaching and provisioning socio-economic services with integrity, commitment, and accountability. With this, the Diocese places an emphasis on education to “increase the capacity in existing secondary schools to accommodate more students, improve standards and capacity of existing...
In Washington County, students from the Trinity North, South, and West elementary schools took on tech by participating in Techie Camps hosted through a partnership between the EQT Corporation (EQT) and Computer Reach. With a lot of their work happening in Washington County, EQT wanted to give back to the community. To do this, EQT supplied grant funding for a project aimed at addressing the digital divide. Selecting three elementary schools in Washington County—Trinity North, South, and West—EQT and Computer Reach continued their work on the project, bringing Computer Reach's technical skills, knowledge,...
The American Red Cross brought a team of 6 leaders and their Emergency Response Vehicle to the warehouse for a nice crowd of Explorers and volunteers, including 4 new Explorer Post 8816 recruits from the Crossroads Foundation: Dan Tobin – Regional Director of Marketing and Communications
Nicholas Garbacz – Regional Disaster Officer
Ed Cooley – Senior Director, IT Technology Planning and Support (He is traveling to Pittsburgh from MD for this event!)
Dan Andrascik – IT Audit Director
Gordon Greenawalt – IT Auditor
Patricia Juarez, Director of the UPOLI Library, Tomas Tellez, Vice Rector, Dave Sevick, Executive Director of Computer Reach, and Leonel Morales, President of the Student Organization of UPOLI pose with a few of the laptops from Computer Reach.
This fall, in partnership with GlobalLinks and Richard White, a former Honorary Consul Nicaragua to US, Computer Reach delivered 73 laptop computers to the Polytechnic University of Nicaragua (UPOLI). On November 13th, 2016, Dave Sevick, Executive Director, traveled to Managua to observe the set up several of the computers in UPOLI's library...
If not for Computer Reach: 1,696 tons of computers and electronic devices would have ended up in Southwest Pennsylvania landfills, 54 local non-profits would have been deprived of affordable technology equipment, training and support services, 6,208 tons of carbon would not have been offset from polluting the environment, and
32,925 hours of volunteer opportunities would never have been provided to the Pittsburgh community. This morning please GIVE GENEROUSLY to Computer Reach Please support
Computer Reach #Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Service & Support is the fifth program. We offer our technical expertise and ongoing SERVICE to organizations that receive our computers. We SUPPORT the computers we place both on site and remotely, which makes us singularly unique in our field. This is BLACK FRIDAY. Remember Tuesday of next week!
Computer Reach #Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2015 The Partner & Place Program is the Fourth component of our operations. We PARTNER with local funders such as churches, foundations and civic groups that generously underwrite the purchase of our refurbished computers so we can PLACE them in non-procit and non-governmental organizations in Southwest Pennsylvania and around the world.
Since 2001 we have placed computers in 25 states across the USA and 29 countries around the world.