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King’s Academy, a school in South Dallas, is going the extra mile to make sure families not only survive, but thrive. They say faith is the belief in something or someone unseen. For Pastor Chris Simmons, a leap of faith led him to Cornerstone Baptist Church in South Dallas three decades ago. It was during …

With schools shifting online during the COVID-19 crises, having internet access is more important than ever. Some families need help, though. Local non-profits are making sure Kansas City Public Schools students have the technology they need.Computers and WiFi hotspots, free of charge. “Didn’t believe it,” said KCPS parent Paul Byrd. “That’s why I had to …

Sign up for KYW Newsradio’s daily newsletter for the latest on the coronavirus pandemic across the Philadelphia region. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia-area nonprofits are feeling a strain financially as COVID-19 restrictions continue. The economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic have especially hurt local nonprofits as most rely on individual and corporate donations, funds that Francisco …

People who struggle with poverty often have to visit multiple locations to receive the help they need. And nonprofits don’t individually have the means to accommodate each need. WAER’s technology reporter Katie Zilcosky tells of a new way to connect nonprofits and their services. Now, there’s a locally developed program that is trying to connect …

CLOSE ST. CLOUD — A Minneapolis-based nonprofit is rebuilding their program to clean, refurbish and wipe computer hardware to be reused at schools and other organizations.  In the St. Cloud area, Minnesota Computers for Schools has provided equipment to STRIDE Academy and Hands Across the World, and has helped build a computer lab in the Central Minnesota …

An event at Seattle’s Giving Tech Labs in December 2018 including Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, back center; Giving Tech Labs co-founders Luis J. Salazar, holding #publicinteresttech sign, and Shelly Cano Kurtz, kneeling; and board members Jeff Raikes, kneeling on the left; and his wife Tricia Raikes, kneeling with her hand on the table. (Giving Tech …

Seattle’s Chief Technology Officer Saad Bashir at his swearing-in ceremony with City Clerk Monica Martinez Simmons (left) and Mayor Jenny Durkan. (City of Seattle Photo / Tim Durkan) The City of Seattle will donate $320,000 in cash, labor, software, and hardware to expand technology access in marginalized communities. The funds and resources are the latest …