Unisys donates 700 Laptopsto help Philadelphia bridge the digital divide

Unisys donates 700 Laptopsto help Philadelphia bridge the digital divide

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  • “Responsibility to our communities is a guiding principle at Unisys and using technology to benefit them is a core element of our commitment,” said Wendy Reynolds-Dobbs, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, Unisys. “We are honored to partner with Digitunity and the City of Philadelphia to make these devices available to local organizations working to improve people’s lives by boosting digital equity.”

  • PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Unisys, a worldwide IT solutions company headquartered in Blue Bell, Pa., has generously donated 700 laptop machines to the PHLDonateTech project, according to Digitunity. Citizens and businesses are encouraged to donate equipment, particularly laptops and computers, so that they can be reconditioned and handed to Philadelphia residents in need. Unisys donates 700 laptops to assist Philadelphia bridge the digital gap.

Digitunity works in a national coordination role for an extensive network of over 1500 digital inclusion organizations, including local nonprofit refurbisher Electric Access Foundation and Drexel University’s ExCITe Center, all collectively working toward long-term systemic change and impact in the pursuit of digital inclusion and equity for all.

Unisys is a global IT solutions company that delivers successful outcomes for the most demanding businesses and governments. Offerings include digital workplace solutions, cloud and infrastructure solutions, enterprise computing, business process, and cybersecurity solutions. Learn more at www.unisys.com. Electronic Access Foundation (EAF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) refurbisher established for the purpose of donating surplus technology to other qualified charitable organizations in need. Visit www.e-access.org/

Greater Philadelphia businesses and individuals can donate computers in fair or good condition at https://digitunity.org/get-involved/give-equipment/, which will be repaired and donated to PHLDonateTech. Digitunity, an initiative of National Cristina Foundation, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that has been connecting corporate and individual donors of technology to thousands of partner organizations serving people in need since 1984. Visit www.digitunity.org. PHLDonateTech is the City of Philadelphia’s initiative to get devices to individuals and families across Philadelphia. Visit phila.gov/phldonatetech.

Drexel University’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center brings people and resources across Philadelphia to catalyze change. For residents who are in need of a computer, visit https://drexel.edu/excite/community/digital-navigators.The above press release was provided courtesy of PRNewswire. The views, opinions and statements in the press release are not endorsed by Gray Media Group nor do they necessarily state or reflect those of Gray Media Group, Inc.

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