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Can you go a day without a computer?

How about a week?

A month?

A year?

Now imagine never having one at all.


Providing Technology Tools and Training

to Bridge the Digital Divide.

Nominate a Student

If you are a teacher or educator who knows a deserving student who needs a computer to bridge the digital divide, click here.

Donate a Computer

Make a tax-deductible computer equipment donation to Kramden. All computers are welcome, regardless of type, age or condition.


As a volunteer-driven non-profit, Kramden relies on volunteers like you to make it all happen. Come join us at one of our many events.

Take a Class

We offer a variety of digital literacy classes for everyone, from beginners to experts. Click here to register for a class today.

Our Mission: Providing Technology Tools and Training to Bridge the Digital Divide

Collect, refurbish and award computers to students and families without a computer in their home.

Inspire students to succeed by teaching them critical computer, software and Internet skills.

Recycle and reuse donated computers and parts; extending their lives and reducing e-waste.


Computers Awarded Since 2003


Counties Across NC Served


Volunteers Who Helped in 2014

161, 514

Lbs of Recycled E-Waste in 2014

What’s Going On at Kramden

Kramden has partnered with ISSA and Triangle InfoSeCon to bring you Geeking Out After Dark! This is a free add-on to the October 8th conference and is geared toward both adults and kids interested in technology. Highlights include a Symantec Cyber Readiness Challenge and a hands-on workshop on Raspberry Pi and Arduino. Check out the link below for details!
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NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology NetworkLook at all those heat sinks! Great job! ^BL4 days ago
Ashley Kenyon-PettitWow, that is a lot of heatsinks. O.O3 days ago

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Kudos to the Kramden Institute for supplying the kids of REACH Our Communities in Selma, NC with 19 computers today! These are two wonderful groups that help ensure that all of our youth have an oppo...

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