For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we work, learn, and connect with others. Many of us are working from home; kids meet with their teachers online; friends and family enjoy socially-distant hangouts via video chat.
But for thousands of Arizona families, the pandemic has meant complete disconnection from work, school, and life. This is because more than 220,000 Arizona students a computer to access the internet at home. When schools closed and instruction continued online, many children and teens were left without a way to learn, connect with their teachers, or complete homework assignments.
This means that kids who can't afford to connect from home are penalized by their schools and fall behind their classmates, with potential lifelong consequences.
This is why we're providing computers and internet devices to families in need to:
A gift of just $30 can change the trajectory of a child's life. Will you help them stay connected?