Lucas Metropolitan Housing to Hold PCs for People Distribution Events
Toledo, Ohio, July 28, 2021 - Beginning on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, LMH will be kicking off its PC for People Distribution Events that will run through August 13th. During these events, qualified LMH residents will receive a FREE desktop computer package, including a desktop computer, monitor, headphones, keyboard and mouse, WiFi adapter as well as the necessary cords. LMH residents who are seniors will also have access to telehealth services.
The distribution of computers and related equipment to LMH residents was made possible through a grant from Greater Toledo Community Foundation to PCs for People.
"We are grateful for the partnership with PCs for People and Greater Toledo Community Foundation for providing access to technology to help bridge the digital divide for our residents," said Libby Schoen, LMH, Vice President of Resident Services.
The schedule for pickup for the PCs for People Distribution Events is as follows:
July 28, 2021 Birmingham Terrace
2100 Consaul Street
Toledo, Ohio 43605
Pickup 2:00 p.m. - 4:00p.m.
July 30, 2021 Weiler Homes
601 Fassett Street
Toledo, Ohio 43605
Pickup 1:30p.m. - 3:00p.m.
August 4, 2021 TenEyck Towers
240 21st Street
Toledo, Ohio 43610
Pickup 1:30p.m. - 3:30p.m.
August 6, 2021 McClinton Nunn
435 Nebraska Ave.
Toledo, OH 43604
Pickup 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
August 13, 2021 Dorrell Manor
5836 Southwyck Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43614
Pickup 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
"At Lucas Metropolitan Housing, we know it's imperative that our residents have the equipment they need to be successful, whether that's for work, for our families with children or for our seniors," said Joaquin Cintron Vega, LMH, President and CEO.
"This is especially important for many of our residents who have historically had to deal with disparities related to the digital divide and everything that goes with it," he said.
For more information and to see if you're eligible, please go to https://www.pcsforpeople.org/eligibility/. Please note, proof of eligibility is required at all events.
For residents with questions or concerns, please call (216) 930-5741.
About PCs for People
Through electronic reuse, PCs for People provides the opportunity for all low-income individuals and nonprofits to benefit from the life-changing impact of computers and mobile internet.
About Lucas Metropolitan Housing
Established in 1933, Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) continues to provide affordable housing to adults, seniors and children in its Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Mixed-Income and Market Rate housing units. LMH also provides a myriad of programs and opportunities designed to improve the total quality of life for our residents, with the ultimate goal of achieving self-sufficiency. The programs and services are the results of successful collaborations with numerous community partners.
Our current housing portfolio consists of 2,633 Public Housing units; 4,657 Housing Choice Vouchers; 322 Low-Income Housing Tax Credit units; 198 Market Rate units and 107 Homeownership Properties. There are approximately 17,500 people who reside in LMH properties. Lucas Metropolitan Housing partners with ALL people and organizations willing to exchange ideas and efforts to enhance Toledo, Lucas County and the world.