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Emporia families get connected with free computers, internet access

October 15, 2019

The non-profit organization Bridging the Gap handed out computers to 150 families, along with three months of free internet service. PCs for People and Mobile Beacon sponsor the event. They worked with the Emporia school district to identify families who lack access to technology at home. See the full story at wibw.com.

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Bridging the Gap partners with Communities In Schools of Mid-America and Emporia Public Schools to distribute 150 computers and internet access to the Emporia community

October 10, 2019

October 10, 2019 – Bridging the Gap is hosting a technology distribution event to provide computers and internet to hundreds of eligible families in Emporia, KS. Bridging the Gap is a nonprofit-led initiative of PCs for People and Mobile Beacon that helps community anchor institutions like housing authorities, schools, libraries, and nonprofits provide affordable computers […]

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Low income students will get free computers this weekend

October 4, 2019

Hundreds of students at Toledo Public Schools who live in low-income housing have little to no access to computers when the school day ends. In today’s technology-dependent world, that can present a challenge. “It’s a lot to pack all five of my kids up into the vehicle with car seats and teenagers and little ones,” […]

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TPS announces new initiative that will gift 150 families computers, Internet access

October 3, 2019

Toledo Public Schools announced Thursday that it will give 150 families desktop computers along with free Internet service for three months. The initiative is a collaboration between the district, the Lucas County Metropolitan Housing Authority, and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Housing and Urban Development’s ConnectHomeUSA initiative partners housing authorities […]

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200 Computers, Internet Access Gifted to Temple Community

September 29, 2019

Whether you’re doing homework, searching for a job, or looking into ways to further your education and improve your life, it’s essential that you have access to a computer and internet service these days. For many in our community, obtaining a reliable computer and web connection can prove difficult. That’s where non-profits PC’s for People […]

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United Way gives computers, internet to needy families

September 28, 2019

TEMPLE, Texas- Families in Temple and Belton were in for a surprise today when they were gifted new computers. Bridging the Gap and United Way of Central Texas hosted a distribution event to provide computers and internet to hundreds of low-income families in Temple. Over 200 families in need were gifted computers and three months […]

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Groups help ‘make a difference’ with donated computers

September 28, 2019

Bridging the Gap joined with local groups at Ralph Wilson Youth Club on Saturday to give 200 computers and mobile internet connections to Belton and Temple school students. Bridging the Gap is a nonprofit partnership of PCs for People and Mobile Beacon. Caitlin Nelson, partnership manager for PCs for People, based in St. Paul, Minn., […]

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Bridging the Gap, United Way to distribute 200 computers

September 26, 2019

Bridging the Gap and United Way of Central Texas is hosting a distribution event to provide computers and internet to hundreds of low-income families in Temple and Belton. Bridging the Gap is a nonprofit-led initiative of PCs for People and Mobile Beacon that helps community anchor institutions like housing authorities, schools, libraries, and nonprofits provide […]

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Bridging the Gap partners with local organizations to distribute 300 computers and internet access to the Temple and Waco communities

September 25, 2019

Bridging the Gap is hosting several distribution events to provide computers and internet to hundreds of low-income families in Temple and Waco, TX. Bridging the Gap is a nonprofit-led initiative of PCs for People and Mobile Beacon that helps community anchor institutions like housing authorities, schools, libraries, and nonprofits provide affordable computers and Educational Broadband […]

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Community Anchor Institutions Encouraged to Apply for Mobile Beacon’s Grant Programs Aimed at Closing the Digital Divide and Homework Gap

August 13, 2019

Mobile Beacon is now accepting applications for its two grant programs, Connect for Success and Wi-Fly Lending Launch Kit. The grants provide 25 laptops and 25 4G LTE mobile hotspots with free, mobile, and unlimited 4G LTE internet access for one year. Mobile Beacon’s grants are valued at $18,000. Mobile Beacon created the Connect for […]

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