LIST: This is where you can get free Wi-Fi around the Houston-area at Boys and Girls Clubs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston and Comcast have joined forces to equip 10 of the nonprofit’s Clubs in the Houston area, and its headquarters, with WiFI-connected “Lift Zones” to enable children and teens fully participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy. (by Andres Garcia, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston)

HOUSTON – Kindergarten through 12th grade students who are still in need of internet access for schoolwork can visit some Houston-area Boys & Girls Clubs to obtain free access to Wi-Fi, thanks to a partnership with Comcast.

In a press release, Comcast said it will provide safe Wi-Fi hotspots to help lower income students get online so they can participate in their distance learning classes and get their homework done.

Kevin Hattery, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, said in a statement he hopes the initiative will make significant progress in students’ ability to stay current with their schoolwork and not fall further behind.

Installation of these hotspots began last week, according to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston.

The Houston-area locations -- called “Lift Zones” -- are shown in the map below.

Johnny Mitchell Club in Galveston - 4420 Avenue P, Galveston

John & Cissy Havard Club - 1520 Airline Dr, Houston

Houston Texans Teen Club - 1520 Airline Dr, Houston

Allen Parkway Club - 1001 Bluebonnet Place Circle, Houston

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston Headquarters - 815 Crosby St, Houston

Fort Bend Club - 5525 Hobby St, Houston

Mission Bend Club - 8709 Addicks Clodine, Houston

Spring Branch Club - 8575 Pitner Rd., Houston

Jim & Barbara Morefield Club - 5950 Selinsky Rd, Houston

Richmond-Rosenberg Club - 1800 James L. Pink Blvd, Richmond

Stafford Club - 3110 5th St, Stafford,


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