Entries by Kramden Institute

AFTRR Member 2016 Report

    Kramden is proud to be a member of the The Alliance for Technology Refurbishing and Reuse (AFTRR). AFTRR is made up of nonprofit technology refurbishers across the United States working together to raise awareness of the digital divide and the work of nonprofit computer refurbishers to address it. AFTRR is also a venue […]

Coders Club Celebrates 18 months

Last February, Kramden volunteers Ashlyn VanDine and her father Ken began Kramden Coders Club. After 18 months, 12 club meetings, and 2 Intro to Programming workshops, more than 100 middle school students from all over the Triangle have taken part in fun programming projects. Ashlyn, who is entering 8th grade at Rogers-Herr Middle School and is a […]

Kramden Computers in Kentucky

  25 Kramden computers are being put to use by the Housing Authority of Bowling Green. Check out the article below from the Bowling Green Daily News to learn more.   “Housing Authority Gets New Computers” by Justin Story In an effort to increase accessibility, the Housing Authority of Bowling Green received 25 new computers […]

Embrace Your Geekness Day 2017

  Next Thursday (7/13) is Embrace Geekness Day and to celebrate we are holding a social media contest. Show and tell us how you embrace geekness and you will be entered to win a Geek Prize Pack. To enter, post a photo and description showing how you embrace geekness to Kramden’s Facebook page or post […]

Kramden Computers in Belize

Working with our longtime partner Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now), 15 Kramden computers are in Belize. The systems are set up in a computer lab at Silk Grass Methodist School in the Stann Creek district of southern Belize. Southern Belize has a significantly higher rate of poverty than the northern part of the […]

A Kramden Super Geek won a STEMmy Award!

One of our awesome Super Geek volunteers, Ashlyn VanDine, was presented with the STEM Student of the Year 7-12 award at the Second Annual STEMmy Awards. The STEMmy awards, hosted by STEM in the Park, recognize students, educators, and organizations for the great work they are doing in STEM fields. Congratulations Ashlyn! A full list of this […]

Geek of the Week – Sam Smith

  Sam Smith is Geek of the Week! Sam is a regular at our Mini Geek-A-Thon (MGAT) events and an expert ‘runner’, helping set up computers for the demonstration part of the award and helping families get everything loaded into their cars. He is a truly dependable volunteer, always ready to help out with whatever […]

Southeast Raleigh Computer Center

  The Southeast Raleigh community now has a new resource to help bridge the digital divide.  Bernadette McAllister, a longtime  advocate for digital inclusion and job readiness, has launched a training facility at Fellowship Raleigh to help meet the community’s needs. With support from Kramden Institute and Digital Inclusion Fellow Mike Byrd, Mrs. McAllister received […]