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Comcast Surpasses 100 Lift Zones Across New Jersey, Greater Philadelphia, and Northern Delaware


Across Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and northern Delaware, Comcast has been working with community partners to launch more than 100 WiFi-connected Lift Zones with more being added over the coming weeks and months.

What are Lift Zones?

Lift Zones establish WiFi-connected safe spaces in community centers that serve everyone from students and adults to veterans and seniors – and many others. Nationwide, Comcast has set a goal to launch 1,000+ Lift Zones by the end of 2021. Comcast recently announced a $1 billion investment over the next 10 years to help further close the digital divide as part of the 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, which includes investing in Lift Zones. This effort is part of our ongoing commitment to help connect low-income families to the Internet and provide resources to help them fully participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy.

Lift Zones complement Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, which has helped connect millions of low-income people to the Internet at home since 2011. Working with its network of nonprofit partners, Comcast is providing free WiFi hotspot connectivity in community centers with access to hundreds of hours of digital skills content to help families and site coordinators navigate online learning, training and programming offered at these centers.

“The pandemic has put many low-income families at risk of being left behind, and we’re proud to work with community partners to support them with Internet adoption and digital equity programs like this one,” said Jim Samaha, Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Freedom Region. “We hope these Lift Zones help families across our region stay connected to vital resources.”

To see the full list of Lift Zone locations across the county, click here. Below is a list of Lift Zones located in Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware:

Delaware

  • Bellevue Community Center
  • Clarence Fraim Boys & Girls Club
  • Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club
  • Kingswood Community Center
  • Latin American Community Center
  • Police Athletic League of Wilmington
  • Walnut Street YMCA
  • West End Neighborhood House

New Jersey

  • Atlantic City Rescue Mission
  • Boys & Girls Club of Camden County
  • Boys & Girls Club of Vineland – Carl Arthur Recreation Center
  • Boys & Girls Club of Vineland – Youth For Change Center
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County – Glassboro Center
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Gloucester County – Paulsboro Center
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County – Lawrenceville Clubhouse
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County – Trenton Clubhouse
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County – Plainfield Clubhouse
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County – Union Clubhouse
  • Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City – Chelsea Club
  • Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City – Drexel Club
  • Capital Area YMCA
  • Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA
  • CYO of Mercer County (Catholic Youth Organization)
  • CYO of Mercer County (East Street Center) Classroom
  • Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League Buddy’s Adventure Zone
  • Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League Main Office
  • Gateway Community Action Partnership – Everett Marino Hall
  • Gateway Community Action Partnership – Family Success Center
  • Jersey City Housing Authority – Curries Woods
  • Jersey City Housing Authority – Marion Gardens
  • Monarch Family Success Center
  • Second Street Youth Center
  • Vineland Police Athletic League
  • Wally Choice Community Center

Greater Philadelphia

  • 24th Police Athletic League Center
  • 26th Police Athletic League Center
  • Beckett Life Center
  • Boyle Memorial Recreation Center
  • Boys and Girls Club of Chester
  • Bridesburg Boys & Girls Club
  • Bucks County Emergency Shelter
  • Charles A. Melton Arts & Education Center
  • Cherashore Recreation Center
  • Cobbs Creek Recreation Center
  • Concilio
  • Disston Recreation Center
  • East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
  • Fairhill Police Athletic League Center
  • Fox Chase Recreation Center
  • Francis J. Myers Recreation Center
  • Gambrel Playground
  • Garage Youth Community Center – Rosehill
  • Garage Youth Community Center – Union
  • Harrowgate Police Athletic League Center
  • Hawthorne Cultural Center
  • Holmesburg Recreation Center
  • Hunting Park Recreation Center
  • Francis Finnegan Playground
  • James Lee Wright Recreation Center
  • Jardel Recreation Center
  • Kingsessing Recreation Center
  • Lackman Memorial Playground
  • Lansdowne YMCA
  • Lawncrest Recreation Center
  • Lawrence E. Murphy Recreation Center
  • Lower Mayfair Playground
  • Lutheran Settlement House – Jane Addams Place
  • Marian Anderson Recreation Center
  • Martin Luther King Recreation Center
  • Mayfair Recreation Center
  • McKaig Nature Education Center
  • Montgomery County Opportunities Industrialization Center
  • North Hills Community Center
  • North Penn Police Athletic League Center
  • Northeast Frankford Boys & Girls Club
  • Olney Recreation Center
  • Oxford Circle Police Athletic League Center
  • Palm Center for Positive Aging, Lower Merion – Senior Center
  • Parkside-Evans Recreation Center
  • Pelbano Playground
  • Penrose Playground
  • Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corp. – Crane Community Center
  • Police Officer Lauretha Vaird Boys & Girls Club
  • Samuel D. Cozen Police Athletic League Center
  • Samuel Recreation Center
  • Sergeant John J. McVeigh Recreation Center
  • Shane Victorino Nicetown Boys & Girls Club
  • Simons Youth Center & Teen Center
  • Simpson Recreation Center
  • Southwest Police Athletic League Center
  • Tacony Police Athletic League Center
  • The Parksburg Point
  • Tustin Playground
  • Variety Children’s Charity
  • Vogt Recreation Center
  • Wayne Ave. Boys & Girls Club
  • Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club
  • Wynnfield Police Athletic League Center
  • YMCA of Greater Brandywine-Oscar Lasko Branch
  • Youth Service Inc.
  • YWCA Creekside Community Center
  • YWCA Tri-County Area

Additional Info

Source : https://philadelphia.comcast.com/2021/04/21/comcast-surpasses-100-lift-zones-in-greater-philadelphia-new-jersey-and-northern-delaware/#:~:text=and%20n

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