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MLK Academy granted 25 laptops to be awarded to select students

March 6, 2020

TOLEDO, Ohio — Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for Boys has received an influx of new laptops thanks to a grant. The school was the only institution in the Toledo Public Schools district to apply for the $6,000 grant. See the full story at nbc24.com. 

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Bridging the Gap Partnership Distributed 200 Computers and Mobile Internet to Ohio Jobseekers

March 3, 2020

Digital Equity: Making sure  individuals and families have equal access to technology – vital tools for full participation in today’s society. Access to technology is essential to educational success as well as workforce and community development. Bridging the Gap is a nonprofit-led initiative of PCs for People and Mobile Beacon that helps community anchor institutions […]

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Lake Dallas library offering hotspots for checkout

February 18, 2020

The Lake Dallas Public Library has launched a new program to circulate mobile hotspots to their patrons. The library has nine mobile hotspots, which they will circulate to the public for a period of two weeks at a time. “A substantial number of households in our area are without reliable internet or internet service at […]

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Lake Dallas Public Library launches hotspot lending program

February 17, 2020

The Lake Dallas Public Library has launched a new program to circulate mobile hotspots to its patrons. The library has nine mobile hotspots, which it will circulate to the public for a period of two weeks at a time. “A substantial number of households in our area are without reliable Internet or Internet service at […]

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Red Wing Public Library now lending hot spots

February 3, 2020

RED WING — The Red Wing Public Library, like most libraries, is in the business of lending. Now a new item is available to be checked-out: a internet hot spot. Randy Decker covers public services for the library. He explained that the library had considered buying hot spots for a few years, but in the […]

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Emporia part of program helping low-income families access technology

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, Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, Waco, Texas, Temple-Killeen, Texas, Emporia, Salt Lake City, Utah, and South Bend, Indiana. Bridging […]

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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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