Entries by Kramden Institute

MLK Day 2023: Three non-profits team up for donation drive

With the start of 2023, three Triangle non-profits are asking for in-kind donations of household furnishings, computers, and school-aged clothes to benefit families facing the challenges of homelessness, crisis, and disaster. The Green Chair Project, Note in the Pocket, and Kramden Institute are joining forces to collect items on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 16, […]

Geek of the Week – Isabella Jong

  Isabella Jong is Geek of the Week! Isabella first started volunteering with Kramden in September 2021.  She has volunteered more than 100 hours refurbishing computers and assisting in teaching basic digital literacy classes to our adult learners.  Thank you, Isabella, for your support and dedication to Kramden’s mission! Favorite Geek Books: Top favorite is […]

Kramden’s Train-the-Trainer Program in Winston-Salem brings digital skills to more people in NC.

  Community Technology Instructors (CTIs) Wanda and Darlie have delivered three sessions of Kramden’s Computer Basics program to members of the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem community. Wanda and Darlie attended our two-day training in August and have been leading classes since.   Train the Trainer is Kramden’s strategy for bringing our digital literacy curriculum to […]

High School Students Donate 300 Computers to Kramden

  This month, Isaac Lund and Joey Milazzo made an incredible equipment donation to Kramden as part of a larger project to address digital equity needs during the pandemic. The two high school seniors already have experience in non-profit leadership, as they founded the student led Service Beakers non-profit during their freshman year of high […]

Digital Drive on Friday, Oct. 7

On Friday, October 7, Kramden is partnering with the North Carolina Technology Association to offer a Digital Drive to collect and recycle electronic. The Drive will be held from 10-2 pm, at 4000 Westchase Boulevard in Raleigh. Individuals and businesses are invited to drop off their surplus laptops, desktops, all-in-ones, monitors, cables, peripherals, tablets, and […]

National Digital Inclusion Week Oct. 3-7

October 3-7, 2022, is National Digital Inclusion Week and October 14 is International E-Waste Day. To take action for both, Kramden is partnering with the North Carolina Technology Association to offer a Digital Drive, an electronic waste recycling event, on Oct. 7, 10-2 pm, at 4000 Westchase Boulevard in Raleigh. Individuals and businesses are invited […]

Longtime Volunteer Creates Monitors of Modern Art Website

Encouraged by his parents to find a place to volunteer, Super Geek Louis Jacobowitz first joined  Kramden in high school. Over the past 8+ years, Louis transformed into Kramden’s Monitor Testing Guru. On any given Wednesday Work Night, he can be found in the monitor testing area, ensuring all monitors are correctly functioning before distribution. […]

Geek of the Week – Ian Bilek

Ian Bilek is Geek of the Week! Ian first started volunteering with Kramden last fall and has already volunteered over 100 hours! Thank you, Ian, for your support and dedication to Kramden’s mission! Favorite Geek Books: Eragon, Tunnels & Ranger’s Apprentice series Favorite Geek TV Show: Stargate Favorite Geek Movie: Interstellar Favorite Website: YouTube What […]

Kramden Delivers 1,000 Laptops to Palmetto Care Connections

BAMBERG, SC—Palmetto Care Connections (PCC) has been awarded a $450,000 Health Equity Initiative grant from the South Carolina Office of Rural Health (SCORH) to increase digital inclusion and expand telehealth in rural areas of South Carolina.  Through the program, at least 1,000 rural South Carolina residents will receive digital inclusion training, digital devices and 12 […]