Technoacademy Helps Seniors

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My name is Josh Seides, and I am currently a junior at Alpharetta High School in Atlanta, Georgia. Over this past school year, I have started a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization called Technocademy, Inc. We help senior citizens connect with their family and friends by offering free technology lessons throughout the community. You can learn more about Technocademy, Inc. at www.technocademy.org.

I recently received a national award for the work I have done through Technocademy, Inc. from President H.W. Bush’s foundation, Points of Light. Just recently, I also won the 2014 ABC/Disney Summer of Service Award.

On October 25, 2014, we will be teaming up with USA WEEKEND (part of USA TODAY) to initiate a project called Operation T-CUP. Basically, we will be mailing out free technology “Care Packages” to seniors and war veterans nationwide and in other countries. The care package will include a DVD made by Technocademy, Inc. instructors on various technology concepts (such as cell phones iPhones, and social media), access to tutorials and presentations, and possibly coupons from major technology vendors. We predict that this project will help at least 30,000+ senior citizens.

We are looking for any potential organization or agencies that are connected with senior citizens and/or veterans who would be able to benefit from this project.

Please contact technocademy@gmail.com with any comments or questions!