Computer Reach’s Vision: To positively impact disadvantaged people around the globe by providing technology, coupled with support and training in an economically viable and environmentally safe way.
Western Pennsylvania is 85% of our public service effort ... in low income, mostly rural and urban neighborhoods. Some suburbs of Pittsburgh also have technology needs not met by shrinking education budgets.
We serve 7 states across the USA so far, in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, West Virginia, North Carolina, and Oklahoma.
Internationally we organize efforts in 16 countries that include El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico, Haiti, Peru, Malaysia, India, Papua New Guinea, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Liberia, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa.
As of March 7, 2014 a total of 1,011 different volunteers have donated their time to refurbish ...
Recent posts from the Computer Reach Blog
March 8, 2014 We Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends – Feb 28 & Mar 7, 2014 (Permanent link to post) (Go to blog)
Many thanks to Jessica Ruffin and her team of Pittsburgh Public Allies for a great day at the Computer Reach warehouse in Point Breeze on Feb 28, 2014. We welcomed 29 new volunteers ! And on March 7 2014 we added 6 new faces at Goodwill on the South Side. Here is the video of (read more...)
March 4, 2014 Apples in Kenya – March 3, 2014 (Permanent link to post) (Go to blog)
Dr. John Stanko of PurposeQuest distributed their first Apple computer today. The Apple computer was presented to Pastor Francis Odhiambo, founder of Upako Center in the Kawangware section of Nairobi. Francis has a school of 200 and an orphanage with 20 children. For more information on this mission to Banana, Kenya … please go to (read more...)
February 23, 2014 Feb 22, 2014 Heart of Gold | Plum High School | East Liberty Presbyterian | ITT Tarentum (Permanent link to post) (Go to blog)
Please the find great Feb 22, 2014 group of volunteers at ITT Tarentum .. repairing hard drives and sorting RAM to help our charity serve those in many communities that have little or no access to technology …. Thanks ….
February 18, 2014 Wozniak praises Mim Bizic of Computer Reach (Permanent link to post) (Go to blog)
This is a short clip from a speech by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in Pittsburgh, PA … held at Heinz Hall as a feature of the Robert Morris Speakers Series: http://www.pittsburghspeakersseries.org … on Wednesday night Jan 29, 2014. You’ll see the full introduction of Woz and then mention of Mim’s influence on him when he (read more...)
February 11, 2014 876 Volunteer Faces (Permanent link to post) (Go to blog)
We are now 876 volunteers strong with new faces in this video from the Small Business Adminstration of Western PA, Shaler Middle School, DT Watson Friendship Academy, Margaret Milliones University Prep High School, Allegheny Community College, ITT Tech Tarentum, Duquesne University, and University of Pittsburgh. Thank You all … as we celebrate 876 volunteers. At (read more...)