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2020 AFTRR Annual Meeting

2020 AFTRR Annual Meeting August 30th - September 1st, 2020 Portland, Oregon Hosted by Free Geek The 2020 Meeting of the Alliance for Technology Refurbishing and Reuse (AFTRR) takes place in the amazing city of Portland, Oregon on August 30th - September 1st. The meeting is the single largest annual gathering of nonprofit technology refurbishers

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Press Release: Arrow Exits Market

Nonprofit Technology Refurbishers Eye Opportunity for Widespread Social Impact as Industry Giant Arrow Exits Market MADISON, NEW HAMPSHIRE - August 29, 2019 - Millions of Americans are disconnected from an increasingly connected digital world. This is due to a variety of reasons, including lack of internet access and barriers to acquiring devices. This “digital divide”

By | August 29th, 2019|Categories: News & Updates, Press Release|Comments Off on Press Release: Arrow Exits Market

2019 AFTRR Annual Meeting

Congratulations to AFTRR for another successful national conference! AFTRR members have recently returned from the third national conference organized by the National Cristina Foundation in coordination with its AFTRR community. AFTRR , the Alliance for Technology Refurbishing and Reuse, was formed as a National Cristina Foundation community in 2016. AFTRR member organizations are partners of

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Our mission is to make information and communication technology accessible to underserved communities around the world. We accomplish this mission by providing high-quality refurbished computers to non-profit and non-governmental organizations. As a national organization that refurbishes and ships computers and laptops worldwide, we are focused on reuse instead of recycling, and are committed to the

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Members|Comments Off on Interconnection

Computer Reach

Computer Reach is a non-profit social enterprise that trains volunteers to refurbish used computers and digital equipment in an environmentally responsible manner. We work with funding partners to provide refurbished equipment to qualified humanitarian organizations around the world to meet their technology needs so they can better serve their communities. We support the equipment we place

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Members|Comments Off on Computer Reach

Virginia Star

The Virginia Student Training and Refurbishment Program (Virginia STAR or VA STAR) is a state-wide program that teaches students to refurbish surplus computer hardware from government agencies and private companies. The refurbished computers are donated to families, organizations, and school districts in need. Through participation in the program, students work towards earning industry-standard certifications from

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Electronic Access Foundation

Electronic Access Foundation (EAF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established for the purpose of donating surplus electronic equipment to other qualified charitable organizations in need. EAF obtains donations through partnership with corporations, universities, and organizations by offering them an alternative to recycling of their surplus electronic equipment. Website: http://e-access.org

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Members|Comments Off on Electronic Access Foundation

Wilderness Technology Alliance

The Wilderness Technology Alliance (WTA) partners with schools and community based organizations to implement technology training and work-based learning programs where youth gain skills in the classroom and experience by providing valuable technology products and services to their school or local community. Most programs are run as "WildTech" student enterprises that generate revenue to self-sustain

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Members|Comments Off on Wilderness Technology Alliance

Tech for Troops

Tech For Troops gifts free refurbished computers to in need veterans and their families, enabling them to connect with employers and develop essential computer skills. We hire veterans and provide technical training, keep usable computers out of the landfill, and recycle electronics in an environmentally sustainable way. Website: http://www.techfortroops.org

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Members|Comments Off on Tech for Troops

Kramden Institute

Kramden's Mission: Providing Technology Tools and Training to Bridge the Digital Divide. Since Kramden's founding in 2003, we have refurbished and awarded over 22,000 computers to deserving students and community members in need of a personal home computer. Kramden also offers an array of educational programs covering everything from basic digital literacy to advanced programming

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Members|Comments Off on Kramden Institute