Uber Volunteers at Computer Reach

  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...

Uber Donates 286 Computers to Computer Reach

On May 16, 2019, Computer Reach received the first shipment of computers donated by Uber Advanced Technologies Group (Uber). In a letter from Uber Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi, Khosrowshahi states that Uber was born out of a "watershed moment" in technology, working with the commitment to "provide everyone on its global platform with access to move ahead." Well-known for its transportation services, Uber has expanded over the past few years, now providing ride-share and carpooling; food delivery and freight; and other services while testing innovative products such as their automated vehicles.

Bethlehem Center School District Receives Donation of 40 Computers

Coordinated by our Lead Tech David Mitchell, Computer Reach successfully donated and shipped three pallets of technology to the Bethlehem Center School District in July. Made possible through a generous donation received from Uber Advanced Technologies Group (Uber), the school district received 40 CPUs, monitors, keyboards, and mice at no cost. The Bethlehem Center School District is located in Fredericktown, Pennsylvania, serving an average of 1,194 students in pre-k and grades K-12. Through this donation, Computer Reach and Uber hope to increase student and teacher access to digital technologies. Thank you,...