Free Devices Come with Connectivity

Major Rickie Armour of Salvation Army Peekskill Corps

On May 18 and 19, between 9 am and 12 noon, qualified Peekskill families will be able to receive a free Foxx P8 digital tablet that includes internet connectivity for five years at no charge, said Major Rickie Armour of Salvation Army Peekskill Corps, which is the distribution center for the giveaway, at 117 Nelson Avenue.   

The generous arrangement is made possible through a government-sponsored Affordable Connectivity Program that is subsidized by MaxSip Telecom.  

Major Armour said eligibility includes prior enrollment in a financial assistance program, such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, Veterans benefits, or living in Federal public housing. The application, to be filled out at the point of distribution, is expected to take no more than a few minutes.

Foxx P8 tablet comes with free wi-fi till 2028

Armour said eligible families are entitled to one tablet per family. The only cost is a one-time fee of $20 to be paid in cash to activate the device and take it home. The tablet can be kept indefinitely with free wi-fi included through 2028.  


  1. I’m totally interested in finding out how i could receive a laptop on add was shown. I recieve snap and i have medicaid. What i need and dont have is a tablet with internet or a phone. My house butnt to the ground this oast Christmas Eve I lost everything I own. Wish includes my car also. I stay with friends but im in meed if assistance. is my email address. If you can help olease contact me. Sincerely Shelly cassels

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