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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's next Surplus Sale is tomorrow (Thursday) from 4 pm - 6 pm. Highlights include:
Dell Optiplex 390: Intel Core i3, 4 GB DDR3, 500 GB HDD, Windows 7
Dell Latitude E6410: Intel Core i7, 4GB DDR3, 160 GB HDD, Windows 10
Lenovo ThinkPad X230: Intel Core i5, 4 GB DDR3, 320 GB HDD, Windows 10
All proceeds go to support Kramden's programs. Email with questions.
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