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National Non-Profit launches Guaranteed Computer Loan Program “Jump On It”

MERCER ISLAND, WA (PRWEB) April 23, 2004

In its continuing effort to bridge the Digital Divide; The On It Foundation has launched a Guaranteed Computer Loan Program for any individual to purchase a computer regardless of income level or credit status. This program, called “Jump On It” is designed to allow applicants the ability to purchase a new or refurbished computer with no interest. All computers will be available for less than $ 700 and include a 17-inch monitor and Windows or LindowsOS operating system.

To qualify for the Jump On It Program, the applicant must have a verifiable checking or savings account. If the applicant does not have a checking or savings account, The On It Foundation has partnered with Bank of America to provide the applicant with a bank account. [Additional approval guidelines may apply]

The On It Foundation - (Opportunities Necessary for Increasing Technology) was Founded in November 1999 and is a public 501 (c) (3) national non-profit organization, whose Mission is to provide free computers (via donated and purchased computers), to low-income families with students in grades K-12, that reside within the United States; Accompanied with computer training and Internet access.    

To qualify for a free computer, the family must have a student in grade K-12 that receives a free or reduced school lunch from his/her public school. There are some families and/or individuals that do not qualify for a free computer. The “Jump On It” program fills a void for those families and/or individuals who may not afford a computer, or do not have the necessary credit to purchase a new computer.

The On It Foundation’s President, Calvetta Phair, states “…At one time I was unable to purchase a computer for my daughter due to personal hardships and after contacting companies for a donated computer, I was told donated computers were only made to educational institutions, public non-profits etc.; Therefore, I founded The On It Foundation to provide free computers to families via donated and purchase computers. Computer ownership is no longer a luxury…computer knowledge is a necessity for obtaining basic employment skill requirements; job readiness and online recruitment as well as utilizing online social service programs as many government services have gone web-based…The On It Foundation can make a difference through one family at a time…”    


Calvetta Phair - President

The On It Foundation Headquarters                                    

7683 SE 27th ST, Suite 192

Mercer Island, WA 98040        

866.681.ONIT (6648)

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