Claysburg Education Foundation receives laptop donations

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CLAYSBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Claysburg Education Foundation announced on Wednesday, September 16 that NPC, Inc. donated 140 laptop computers, valued at over $100,000, to support local education.

The computers were given to the Claysburg-Kimmel School District to accommodate additional needs required for online learning due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic.

The laptops will also replace faculty computers and help facilitate two classroom projects.

This donation comes as a unique four-year partnership between the Claysburg-Kimmel School District and the Claysburg-based NPC Foundation, which provides students with an enhanced educational experience and prepares them for life after high school.

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