Author Archives: carl

19 Nov
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HandyCapable Launches #GivingTuesday Effort- Connect to a Tech

#GivingTuesday is a ‘global day of giving’ celebrated on Tuesday November 29 following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. As a participant in this international day of giving, HandyCapable hopes to use this platform to share our story and financially ...

11 Oct
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HandyCapable Struggles To Stay Open

By Todd Cohen GREENSBORO, N.C. — HandyCapable Network, a Greensboro nonprofit that puts individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities to work as volunteers refurbishing computers it sells at a discount or recycles, is looking for ways to generate more income ...

24 Sep
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HandyCapable Mulls Funding Options

Triad Business Journal – September 16, 2016 by Todd Cohen HandyCapable Network, a Greensboro nonprofit that puts individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities to work as volunteers refurbishing computers it sells at a discount or recycles, is looking for ways ...

19 Sep
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Nonprofit that champions those with disabilities turns to the community for help

By Jonnelle Davis email Jonnelle Davis GREENSBORO — Demell Towers tried out a new job recently at the HandyCapable Network. He sat behind the desk greeting visitors to the nonprofit while he stuffed envelopes. But for most of Towers’ six ...

16 Sep
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Board chairs unprepared, disengaged, study finds

Chairs of nonprofit boards in the U.S. are poorly equipped to lead their organizations and have little contact with their communities, constituents, funders and the media, a new study says. Among 635 board chairs responding to a study by the ...

07 Jul
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Week two of Service Learning Leadership Camp

With the help of the students HCN has been able to get so much accomplished each day!! But it is not all about work, they have also watched a video on the “Ticket to Work” program, researched and had a lengthy discussions ...

04 Jul
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Service Learning Leadership Students at HandyCapable

What is the “Service Learning Leadership Camp”? The Volunteer Center works with 9th-12th graders to give them the opportunity to become leaders in their community. The program is designed to empower local high school students through engaging in service learning ...

27 Apr
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Don’t Miss Out on Your Chance to SAVE BIG!

Saturday, May 2 ONE DAY ONLY! 9:00AM – 1:00PM      7339-H West Friendly Avenue (in the Stoneleigh Business Park) (336) 209-7360    Laptops (full systems and bare-bones), computer towers/workstations (full systems and bare-bones), LCD monitors (all sizes), Quad Core ...

23 Apr
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Celebrating Earth Day

HandyCapable volunteers and staff enjoyed being a part of the 2015 Earth Day Celebration Saturday, April 18th at the Kathleen Clay Edwards Library! Did you know this is the 45th year of celebrating clean air, land and water? For HandyCapable ...

26 Mar
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First computers delivered to the families at McNair Elementary

HandyCapable delivered the first of 115 computers to families at McNair Elementary School in Brown Summit on March 18. Thanks to the generosity of the Cemela Foundation, families without computers at home received desktop systems complete with keyboard, mouse, monitor ...

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