Spectrum awards $25,000 grant to Digital Bridge in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — On Thursday, Charter Communications awarded a $25,000 digital training grant to Digital Bridge in Milwaukee.
The grant will go towards supporting low-income households, as properly and senior residents and veterans, to empower them with the digital expertise they want to succeed. 
Digital Bridge is a nonprofit that recycles and refurbishes laptop {hardware} from donated gadgets. They work with Milwaukee-area nonprofits to present the recycled know-how and help recipients with know-how coaching. 
“Spectrum has been a robust accomplice with Digital Bridge, serving to us set up the Bridge Milwaukee program 4 years in the past and discovering methods to preserve it rising sturdy as we work to deliver extra units and literacy coaching to those that want it probably the most,” mentioned Jeff Hanson, Digital Bridge govt director. “Their continued help helps us work to bridge the digital divide in Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Waukesha counties.”
The grant presentation occurred throughout an occasion in which laptops had been offered to dozens of native veterans who stay on the Milwaukee Soldiers’ house and Zablocki VA Medical Center.
“Milwaukee County is the proud house to over 42,000 veterans. They are our neighbors, our pals, our households, and our family members, and we should do every part we are able to to help them,” Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley mentioned. “It is great to see native organizations working collectively to assist our veterans. Thank you to Spectrum for its continued help of nonprofits in Milwaukee County and Digital Bridge for offering know-how entry for veterans in want.”
The grant is an element of a bigger $1.1 million award to almost 4 dozen nonprofit organizations throughout the nation as a part of the Spectrum Digital Education Grant Program. 
Charter Communications is the father or mother firm of Spectrum News 1.


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