ORANGE COUNTY, CA — A donation of six laptops and increased bandwidth will aid young students of the Orange County Rescue Mission, Cox Business says. The internet provider learned of the urgent need for funding for the 2020-2021 school year , with 61 students going back to virtual school.
With Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to start all schools virtually, the Rescue Mission had a mere two weeks to ensure its homeless children had everything they needed for remote learning.
This included the need for increased internet capacity.
“Once we were able to create a social distance learning environment right here at Village of Hope, we realized that we also needed to upgrade our internet bandwidth in order for our children to be successful in their schooling during this unprecedented time,” says Jim Palmer, President of Orange County Rescue Mission. “We knew Cox has consistently demonstrated a commitment to bridging the