Personal Computer
Users Group

Community Service

The FPCUG provides assistance to many worthwhile causes by donating technical expertise and/or equipment.

In the past, we have assisted Hotline, Sena Foundation, and Rappahannock Goodwill Industries among others, provided PC introductory training for the Women's Resource Center and the disAbility Resource Center, and built or reconditioned PCs which were provided to individuals and non-profit organizations such as the Fredericksburg Food Relief Clearinghouse, the Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc. (HFFI), the Jaycees, Catholic Charities, Moss Free Clinic, Mediation Center, Hope House, and Chaplin Youth Home.

In the summer of 2003, the FPCUG donated ten new Dell computers, two printers, a projector and other equipment necessary to furnish a networked computer lab at the new YMCA in Spotsylvania County.

Ten laptop computers were donated to an experimental Assistive Technology Training project for Spotsylvania County Schools.

New computers and accessories were recently provided for the Mental Health America of Fredericksburg (MHAF), Fredericksburg Counseling Service, Fredericksburg HIV/Aids Support Services, the Moss Free Clinic, the Boys and Girls Club, and the Abiding Hands Adult Day Care Center.

Computers, computer equipment and funding have also been donated to the Alzheimer's Association of Fredericksburg, American Red Cross, Commonwealth Governor's School Robotics Team, Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region. Central Rappahannock Heritage Center, Colonial Forge High School Lego League, Central Rappahannock Regional Library (CRRL), Downtown Green, Fredericksburg Food Bank, Friends of Stafford Creeks, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts (FCCA), Habitat for Humanity, Hazel Hill Health project, Hospice, Landsthul Vets Hospital, Lifenet, Mental Health America of Fredericksburg, Micah Ministries, Neurofeedback Project, Olde Forge Junction, One Laptop Per Child, Rappahannock Area Agency on Aging, Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault, Rappahannock Council on Domestic Violence, Recovery in Motion (RIM), Sister City Association, Spotsylvania Schools, Volunteers for the Blind, scholarships for local high schools, Thurman Brisbane Homeless Shelter, UUFF. Virginia Community Food Connections (VCFC) and VFW.