WHAT WE NEED:
Working laptops (with build-in webcams) running Windows 10
(min. 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive)
Working Apple laptops or tablets (from 2010 or later)
Working keyboards/mice (preferable wired/USB)
WHAT WE CANNOT TAKE:
Windows laptops older than 2015
Apple devices older than 2010
computers running LINUX
cookies with raisins in them
anything needing repair
Email email@example.com if you have tech equipment to donate.
Want to support digital equity and access, and help low-income households stay connected? Your generous donations can help in so many ways!
$15,000 pays for a full year of weekly 2-hour Tech Repair Clinics at a community center or library, offering free professional computer repair for people without the means to fix them.
$3,000 buys a year's worth of Basic Computer Literacy class handout packets, which are given out to attendees in classes and anyone receiving a laptop through our refurbished laptop program.
$1,200 allows us to offer our free 5-class Basic Computer Literacy series at a local library or community center. Adults from low-income households learn Computer Basics, Using Word/Google Docs, Internet Basics, Intro to Email, and Laptop Troubleshooting. (Some adults taking classes then qualify for a free refurbished laptop!)
$500 covers the cost of all Computer Literacy class handouts for one year!
$300 pays for us to hold a free, 2-hour Tech Repair Clinic at a community center or library, offering professional computer/device repair for people without the means to fix them.
$150 buys one fully refurbished laptop for a low-income family.
$50 covers the cost of us refurbishing one donated laptop to distribute to a family or adult in need.
ANY amount helps us close the digital divide in Dane County!
Learn more about our Digital Equity Project, working to promote digital equity in Dane County.