Get Tech, Learn Tech, Give TechAt Kramden Institute, we have been
proudly bridging the digital divide since 2003,
by empowering individuals with the necessary skills
and tools to thrive in an increasingly connected world.
52,000 computers awarded

10,900 people trained

2.4 million pounds of e-waste recycled
Northstar OfficeWHEN: Mondays & Tuesdays, March 4 – 19, 12:00 – 2:00 PM

WHERE: Online via Zoom

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Learn Tech,
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Kramden has been proudly bridging
the digital divide since 2003 by
empowering individuals with the
necessary skills and tools to thrive
in an increasingly connected world.
Northstar BasicsWHEN:
Mondays & Tuesdays,
January 29 – February 27
Afternoons, 1:00 – 2:30 PM

WHERE: At Kramden
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News from
Kramden
Check out our computer
awards, volunteer
opportunities,
Geek-of-the-Week
Spotlight and more!
What's happening
at Kramden

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Kramden Institute is the ultimate game-changer when it comes to leveling the playing field in this rapidly advancing digital world. We strive to eliminate barriers and empower individuals from diverse backgrounds through the power of technology. By equipping underserved communities with computer equipment and offering comprehensive courses on essential digital skills, individuals from all walks of life can embrace the endless possibilities offered by today's digital landscape. Join us on this exciting journey as we redefine what it means to thrive in a contemporary society driven by technology. Whether you need a computer or basic skills training, want to donate equipment or volunteer to help, we have a place for you!

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If you need a computer, we have programs for K-12 students, adults, non-profits, and schools, plus public sales. We can also help you find affordable Internet service.

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We offer in-person beginner classes in English and Spanish, online training and certifications, a computer club for adults. For kids, we have summer camps, Coders Club, and afterschool programs.

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Businesses and individuals can donate desktops, laptops, tablets, phones, and other computer equipment. We can pick up large donations. Donations are tax-deductible.

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Volunteers are the heart of our organization. Help us achieve our mission by donating your time. Together we can transform lives by providing access to technology in our community.

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Computers Awarded Since 2003

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Volunteers are the heartbeat of our organization making Kramden a vibrant community united by a common purpose, driven to make a difference. From tech enthusiasts eagerly sharing their skills in our workshops, to empathetic mentors providing guidance and encouragement to underserved youth – each volunteer brings a unique set of talents and experiences that enriches our collective journey.

As a volunteer, you will be at the heart of our mission and walking the journey with us as we transform lives through technology. From refurbishing computers that bridge the digital divide and empowering students to reach their full potential, you will get to participate in award days where we give these computers to great students. We even organize recycling drives across the state as part of our eco-conscious efforts, ensuring that every computer component is repurposed responsibly. Join us now as a volunteer and together let’s create a digital revolution powered by compassion!

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Do you want to know what happens to your data if you donate your computer?  What if you want to apply but don’t know how?  What if you don’t have Internet access in your home?  The answer to these and many more questions are found on our FAQ page.  Check it out!

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