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Vista Learning, NFP, an organization committed to student growth and development through continuing education, training and technology, is working to close the digital divide through a program called Computers 2 Kids. Through this program, Vista Learning, assisted by the Will and Grundy-Kendall Regional Offices of Education and the Professional Development Alliance, will provide local children and their families with upgraded, refurbished home computers to help increase access to educational opportunities and support academic success.

Giveaways

As of May 2020, the Computers 2 Kids iniative has gifted over 790 computers to the Will, Grundy, and Kendall County area.

Additional donated computers and funds for parts would make it possible to help the growing number of children whose lives can be improved through educational opportunities.

Upcoming/Recent Giveaways

  • Will County - May 2020
  • Kendall County - May 2020
  • Grundy County -May 2020

Computer Donations

If you have new or used equipment, we are happy to accept computer donations that meet our minimum requirements listed below.

  • Compatible with Windows 10 operating system
  • 15 inch flat screen monitor (or larger)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor (or better)
  • 80 GB hard drive (or larger) 

Computers and equipment can be dropped off at:

Professional Development Alliance
2705 McDonough St.  (View Map)
Joliet, IL 60436
(815)725-5510

You can also provide financial support for necessary upgrades needed for the computers.

To let us know how you can help, call Tara Ehlers at (815) 725-5510, or you may send us a tax deductable donation online via credit card or PayPal.