That’s why a mom from Spring is determined to refurbish as many used computers as possible and get them into the hands of those who need them.
“I think that education is the great equalizer and a big part of education these days is technology,” said Darla Purce.
The idea started after Purce’s neighbor came over with his used desktop computer and offered it to her son, Mikey, who didn’t need it.
Purce, who started out teaching herself about computers, wiped the memory and fixed up the machine before posting it online.
“I put it on Nextdoor to see if anybody needed one and the response was immense,” she said.
From there, she put out the call for more donated computers, and