Jefferson has provided PCF with thousands of computers that were distributed to schools, families, daycare centers and various other organizations, programs and locations in and around Philadelphia.
HPP hospitals have provided PCF with thousands of computers plus substantial financial support over the years.
The School District of Philadelphia has provided PCF with support and direct access to the schools we work with.
Keystone Technology Mgmt. handles our equipment pickups plus they are our certified hard drive shredder, recycler, and parts supplier.
School and Community Partners:
PCF has received a lot of support and guidance from the Mt Airy Schools Coalition; a partnership between Mt. Airy USA, West Mt. Airy Neighbors, and East Mt. Airy Neighbors. The Coalition has put PCF in touch with schools in need, potential donors, and helped us better understand the technology needs throughout the Philadelphia public school district.
Equipment Donation Partners:
We are very fortunate to have received equipment donations from HPP participating hospitals and many other institutions, corporations, and even individuals. Some of them are listed below:
- Health Partners Plans
- Aria Health (Bucks, Frankford, Neshaminy, Torresdale)
- Temple Hospital (Broad St., Hunting Park, Northeastern)
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
- Penn Medicine (Rittenhouse, Drexel, Spruce St., University City, Pearlman, Presbyterian, PA Hospital, Willingboro, Mayfair, Centrex, Limerick, Media)
- PMHCC, The Philadelphia Mental Health Care Corporation
- Einstein Medical Center
- Comcast Corporation
- Endo Pharmaceutical
- Bentley Systems
- Radnor School District
- Univest Bank & Trust Co.
- O’Donnell & Naccarato
Equipment donations have included computers, iPads, printers, projectors, monitors, keyboards, mice, parts, and more.
For the past few years, Five Below has held customer toy collection drives at participating stores in the Philadelphia area. Thousands of donated toys have been used to stack ‘Reward Rooms’ (aka Prize Rooms) to reward students for good behavior, attendance, performance, etc.
Books have come from a variety of book donations and book drives held by organizations, associations and individuals. In 2015, the books have come from:
- American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
- The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur (in Villanova, PA)
- Wells Fargo Bank (Mt Airy Branch)
- Radnor School District
Corporate Volunteer Days:
PCF cannot survive without people donating their time to help us look up/label books, refurbish equipment and organize the warehouse. Besides our own regular volunteer days, in 2015 we were fortunate to receive support from the following organizations (where employees donates the better part of the day to come to the warehouse to volunteer!)
- Woodforest National Bank
- Comcast Corporation (Comcast Cares Day)
- Healthshare Exchange