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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 2016


Pounds of Recycled E-Waste in 2016

What’s Going On at Kramden

CORPORATE EQUIPMENT SERVICES: Kramden collects computer equipment and e-waste from numerous corporate and public sector clients and can offer:
Free equipment pick-up,
Data sanitization and destruction, and
R2 certified downstream recycling.
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A huge thanks to all the volunteers who spent their day off volunteering to help students in need. "Life's most urgent question is: what are you doing for others?" - MLK Jr. ... See MoreSee Less

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Digital Charlotte
Check out Digital Charlotte's FB Live video from the panel discussion, Learn How To Change The Future with ONE Device. Panelists include Kramden's Executive Director, Michael Abensour.
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Digital Charlotte Meetup LIVE


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