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Over 800 students and families in seven cities across the U.S. received a computer and internet access from Bridging the Gap.

January 28, 2020

In 2019, Bridging the Gap distributed 879 computers and 606 mobile hotspots with three free months of internet service to over 800 students and their families. The distribution events occurred in seven communities across the country – Youngstown, OH, Toledo, OH, Waco, TX, Temple-Killeen, TX, Emporia, KS, Salt Lake City, UT, and South Bend, IN. […]

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Schools awarded electronics grant

December 26, 2019

CANFIELD — Canfield High School, West Branch Middle School and Mahoning Unlimited Classroom have received the Connect for Success grant, giving more students access to laptops. Mobile Beacon will supply the schools with 25 laptops and hot spots. Each hot spot can support up to 10 devices, and the equipment can be used by students […]

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150 South Bend families receive free computers, internet access

December 19, 2019

SOUTH BEND, Ind.—Thanks to nonprofit initiative Bridging the Gap, 150 South Bend families received computers and internet on Wednesday. On Wednesday at the South Bend Technology Resource Center, Bridging the Gap gave away 150 computers and 150 mobile hotspots with three months of unlimited internet service to families and individuals from the South Bend Schools […]

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150 Low-Income South Bend Families Receive Computers And Internet Access

December 18, 2019

150 low-income families in South Bend received computers and internet access Wednesday. People lined up inside the Technology Resource Center in Ignition Park, waiting to receive their computer. The computers are provided by a partnership called Bridging the Gap which provides affordable computers and internet to people who are struggling financially. It’s a collaboration between […]

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Bridging the Gap partners with South Bend community to distribute computers and internet access to over 150 students and families

December 17, 2019

December 17, 2019 – Bridging the Gap is hosting a technology distribution event to provide computers and internet to over 150 eligible families in South Bend, IN.  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 […]

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Bridging the Gap returns to the Salt Lake City community to distribute computers and internet access to over 100 students and families

December 2, 2019

Bridging the Gap is hosting a technology distribution event to provide computers and internet to over 100 eligible families in Salt Lake City, UT. 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 […]

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Grant supplies Canfield high school students with laptops

November 15, 2019

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – Students at Canfield High School have more access to technology when and where they need it thanks to the help of one of their teachers. Teacher and Communications Director Renee English saw a need for better wifi in the old school building and the need for some students to have computers […]

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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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