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    National Christina Foundation – Closing the Gap: Part II

    The supply of good used computers is what we need most. We have great technicians, volunteers, and a long line of deserving people who need computers. Supply is the constraint. Last November, the National Christina Foundation arranged a large donation from a local company. It was a gift.    Click here to read about the donation last November 45 Laptops 271 Desktops 547 Monitors Moving the computers  was just the beginning. We placed a number on every computer.   The serial number of every hard drive was scanned and cataloged. And the data from each hard drive was then erased using Department of Defence standards or its equivalent. Next the…

  • Status Report

    2020 Annual Report

    Demand for Computers The pandemic of 2020 changed how we do business.  As you can imagine, the demand for Chromebooks and laptop computers exploded early in the year as more and more parents and children were forced to stay home. Families, especially low income families, were not prepared to use the internet for schooling and jobs. And, of course, the devices had to have cameras and our greatest demand has been for Chromebooks Supply of Used Computers The supply side of our business also changed dramatically. We stopped receiving computers from organizations that had consistently provided their used computers for many years. It is understandable because they felt responsible to…

  • Donations

    Thanks to National Cristina Foundation and a Generous Donor

    It is amazing. It happens over and over. Just when we think we will run out of computers, someone makes a donation just in time.  And, it happened again. The National Cristina Foundation called and said that they had a very generous offer from a nearby company that was willing to donate their computers and monitors. Would we be interested? Of course!  The demand for computers has been extraordinary because of Covid  19 and our distribution has nearly tripled the last few months.  Again, the offer was just in time. We rented a U-Haul, called a few friends, and spend the day loading a new supply of computers for the…

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    Friends of Bethlehem

    If you like Bethlehem, you will like this project Many abandoned and handicapped children in Bethlehem end up in Hoger Nino Dios (God’s Home for Children). This organization helps abandoned children, especially  children with special needs.  During normal times, many of the tourists provide support for the children.  But, now, Bethlehem is closed and The Church of the Nativity is empty.  There are no tourists in Bethlehem. The foster home is struggling to make ends meet.   Mohammed Al Shaibat, a good friend to BYU students and families, has supported Hoger Nino Dios for many years. He is helping them  get some very needed training equipment for the children The…

  • Status Report

    Report – Support During Corona Virus

      It is always amazing to see how many people are willing to help, especially during times like we have all faced the last several months.   Computers, especially laptops, are in greater demand than ever before because of the isolated conditions we face. We express thanks to many for making it possible to provide computing devices to those in need. Such as: Sorenson Legacy Foundation        Financial Support Derick and Rebecca Family          Office space and Utilities Microsoft                                          Microsoft 10  and Word 2010 Booksmarts         …