Spectrum Laptop Giveaway
The Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) is proud to announce that it has received a donation of laptops from Charter Spectrum to promote the availability of expanded broadband access and Spectrum Internet Assist. The laptops will be given to older adults through a campaign beginning 8AM on February 3, 2020.
The giveaway will provide 20 new laptops for individuals age 65 and older who live in ACCA’s service area. Applicants must have internet service, the ability to obtain internet service, or access to a public internet source. Applications will be available on ACCA’s website, in person at ACCA or by request of mail. To request an application by mail, please call (706) 549-4850. Completed applications must be received by 4PM on February 28, 2020, to qualify. Winners will be notified no later than 4PM on March 27, 2020.
“Spectrum Internet Assist helps bring a whole new world of digital access and opportunity to low-income families and seniors,” said Catherine Fleming, Charter’s director of government affairs in Georgia. “Spectrum Internet Assist is an important next step in providing true high-speed connections to consumers who would otherwise continue to face a digital inequality in this country. It’s crucial for broadband providers like us to play a role in bridging the digital divide so that everyone has access to the information and tools they need to succeed in today’s economy.”
“We are thrilled to receive this wonderful donation from Charter Spectrum and to be able to share these laptops with older adults in our community. There are many seniors who do not have access to a computer and internet services. This limits their ability to interact with others, research valuable resources available on-line and access services such as grocery and pharmacy delivery. These laptops and Spectrum Internet Assist will be a great help to many of the clients that we serve,” said Eve Anthony President/CEO of ACCA.
Applications will need to be printed and mailed or returned to ACCA at 135 Hoyt Street, Athens, GA 30601.
Model W0S98UT#ABA/HP 250 G5
Windows Pro 10
Intel i5 Processor
4 GB RAM
64 Bit Operating System
Donated by Spectrum Charter Communications
ACCA Service Area
Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Jasper, Madison, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, or Walton County