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CodeCrew gets $50,000 donation to continue its work teaching Memphis students tech

Verizon gave CodeCrew a $50,000 donation to help the tech start-up continue to make positive change in Memphis.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A non-profit dedicated to helping children and adults become tech innovators now has more money to accomplish their goal.

Verizon gave CodeCrew a $50,000 donation to help the tech start-up continue to make positive change in Memphis.

The donation will go toward CodeCrew's after-school and summer programs for kids in grades 5 through 12. It will also help start four new after-school programs at local schools.

CodeCrew teaches youth, 91% of them Black or Latinx, how to build android apps, practice coding, and learn how to create online games.

Learn more about Code Crew HERE.

Our programs expose students to producing technology and provide them in-depth training that keeps them interested and engaged across a continuum of subjects and grade levels. CodeCrew is passionate about mentoring youth to be tech leaders and innovators throughout Memphis and we are always looking for brilliant people to join our team.