With the Help of Other Nonprofits, PCs for People to Distribute Computers and Internet to 200 Families in Colorado Springs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

200 Families Gifted Computers Through Unique Partnership

Colorado Springs, CO – August 2016

Overview:  With the help of five different nonprofit organizations Atlas Prep will be providing computers and Internet connectivity for 200 of their students through a special event on September 1st.  These partners include:

a.     Blue Star Recyclers, who provided the used computers and other equipment for the students. Blue Star is a Colorado Springs based nonprofit social enterprise with a mission of recycling electronics to create local jobs for people with disabilities. www.bluestarrecyclers.com

b.      PCs for People, a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, refurbished the computers to be distributed.  PCs for People is a Denver based nonprofit with a mission of bridging the digital divide and providing affordable access to low-income families and children.  www.pcsforpeople.com

c.   Mobile Beacon is a Rhode Island based nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable, mobile, high-speed Internet access. Through Mobile Beacon, PCs for People is able to further their mission of affordable internet access. www.mobilebeacon.org

d.      Beanstalk Foundation, a Denver based foundation, who (with a second community donor) provided over 80% of the cost for the computers. www.beanstalkfoundation.org

d.     InterQuest Rotary Club, a Colorado Springs-based service club provided a significant portion of the funding to purchase the computers, and all of the September 1st distribution event volunteers.  Rotary is the largest service organization in the world serving over 160 countries. InterQuest’s mission to assist education is why this computer event is important them.  http://cospringsinterquestrotary.clubwizard.com/

 

Event Details:

 

Thursday, September 1

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Atlas High School

1450 Academy Park Loop

Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Main Entrance: located on the west side of the building facing the Nissan dealership.

 

Contact:

Emily Dean

Managing Director

Atlas Preparatory School

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719.358.7196 ext. 301

1602 S. Murray Boulevard Colorado Springs, CO 80916

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