Schools and Non-Profits get a Tech Make Over!

August 16, 2011 Updated Aug 16, 2011 at 4:32 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Schools and Non-Profits get a Tech Make Over!

August 16, 2011 Updated Aug 16, 2011 at 4:32 AM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW)

The makeovers will include the installation of over 100 donated PCs, network equipment, cabling, servers, and other technology equipment that will dramatically improve access to current technology for the constituents of the receiving organizations.

Organized by the Ed Tech Foundation of WNY, Ed Tech Day has helped over 100 schools and non-profits that have limited resources to keep their technology current. "One of the things that makes the event so successful is that the receiving organizations not only get the equipment they need, they also get the technical resources to have it properly installed," said Renee Cerullo, Vice President of the Ed Tech Foundation of WNY. In the 7 years of running, the annual event has coordinated almost 100,000 hours of volunteer service and has donated tens of thousands of dollars in equipment to the recipient sites.

Sites benefiting from this year's Ed Tech Day include: Annunciation School, Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo, First Presbyterian Church, Gateway Longview, Goodwill Industries of WNY, Immaculate Conceptions School Of Allegheny County, Lancaster YMCA, Martin Luther King Jr Community Development Corporation, Mary Queen of Angels, Northern Chautauqua.