NACEPF's subsidiary, Mobile Beacon, and partner PCs for People hosted a Bridging the Gap distribution event in La Junta, CO (a NACEPF market).
Bridging the Gap, a charitable initiative of PCs for People and Johnston-based internet service provider Mobile Beacon, hosted a computer and mobile-hotspot distribution event May 11 in La Junta, Colo., and will hold another one in Aurora, Colo., May 22. The events are aimed at helping low-income families gain technological tools, Mobile Beacon said in a press release.
On May 11, 170 computers, 85 mobile hotspots – provided by Mobile Beacon – and three months of unlimited internet service were distributed to select low-income students and families living 200 percent below the poverty level, said Mobile Beacon, which also provided financial backing for the events.
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