Things to Donate
Working Windows laptops running Windows 10 (2015 or newer) with power cords
(min. 4 GB RAM, 250 GB hard drive)
Working Apple laptops or tablets (2010 or newer), with power cords
Working keyboards/mice (preferable wired/USB)
WHAT WE CANNOT TAKE:
Laptops running anything but Windows 10
Apple devices older than 2010
printers, scanners, or fax machines
anything needing repair
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have something to donate and we can arrange drop-off/pick-up!
Donating stock can have two-fold tax savings benefits: you could avoid capital gains tax for those securities and receive a tax deduction for your contribution. Contributions of stock are greatly appreciated and welcome.
Please give the following information to your broker:
Investment Custodian: Edward Jones
Please contact Bob Allbright at Edward Jones via 608-935-9299 when you have completed your request to your broker. (They will ask for your name, address, and email or phone number for tax purposes.)
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 200 laptop cases for the free laptops we give to low-income households without computers over the course of a year.
$1,000 allows us to offer our free 4-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, and Laptop Troubleshooting.
$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.
$100 buys two SSD for donated laptops that we couldn't refurbish without new hard drives.
$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.