The organizations will partner to provide computers and school supplies to more than 90 local families.
Aug 10, 2020
The San Diego Gulls announced today the club partnered with Computers 2 Kids San Diego to fund and provide computers and school supplies to more than 90 local families with school-aged children as they move to a partially digital 2020-21 school year. In addition, Gulls strategic business partners Indian Motorcycle and The Dana on Mission Bay will provide funds to support the program.
Computers 2 Kids San Diego raises funds to help children and their families in San Diego, regardless of their economic status, to be computer literate and have equal access to technology and the crucial educational, occupational, and financial resources that technology can provide to improve their educational options and their futures.
The Gulls backpack program in conjunction with Computers 2 Kids San Diego will include a new laptop computer, pencils, pens, erasers, markers, folders, composition notebooks and a Gulls hat.
Since local school closures began in March, Computers 2 Kids San Diego has distributed more than 18,000 refurbished computers to meet the requests from San Diego families struggling to help their child complete their education from home. Assistance has also been provided to six universities for computers for thousands of collegiate students. Those receiving assistance are also eligible to enroll in Cox Communication’s Connect2Compete campaign, which provides affordable internet, ensuring the entire family has the tools required to access life’s opportunities.
About Computers 2 Kids San Diego
Since its founding in 2004, Computers 2 Kids San Diego has provided more than 470,000 children and their families with the tools necessary to improve their lives. Each computer includes Microsoft software and more than 1,000 educational programs. Computers 2 Kids San Diego works with local community representatives to minimize the educational disruption and facilitate the continuity of learning, especially for the most vulnerable by ensuring that everyone has the tools to access and continue their education from home. Computers 2 Kids San Diego partners with Cox Communications through their Connect2Compete program to provide affordable Internet, ensuring the entire family has the tools required to access life’s opportunities.