Computers for Kids is a nonprofit organization formed in 2006 with a vision to rejuvenate and recycle donated computers for
"I knew it was coming," says
For the last eight years, seven men from all corners of
Computers for Kids is backed by the county government, and
The demand for revamped equipment has risen over the years.
"I remember back in 2006, we had about 32 computers go out," said
Now, with more exposure and increased advertising, the group averages 100 computers a year.
Monetary donations keep the program afloat.
"I think that it's attractive to people because every penny they give goes to the project," Mathews said. "Everything goes for parts or rehabbing the computer."
The tech-savvy clan has a collective nurturing heart. They personally deliver every machine to the schools requesting them. They enjoy interacting with the students.
"I feel a great sense of accomplishment,"
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