Many people have old, used or broken laptops or parts from them just laying around.
The Laptop Project refurbishes those machines for people who need but cannot afford computers.
We help put lives back together one part at a time.
Any laptop, laptop charger, tablet, all-in-one, or smartphone built in the year 2007 or after.
No. We strip broken machines for parts constantly.
The Laptop Project erases all information on donated machines. We also do data recovery for a small donation.
Yes. We are a registered 501(c)3. This was made possible by grant in memory of Sarala Ginzberg z’l. Please include your name, address, and email with your donation and you will be sent a PDF tax letter.
Yes we do. Please contact us to set up a cash, check, or PayPal donation.
No. The Laptop Project does not use pirated software, and will not accommodate requests for them. Machines with valid Windows 7, 8, 10, or macOS licenses are set up with those. Note that for security reasons, any machines running XP or Vista are turned into Chromebooks.
We have many drop-off locations. Please contact us to learn the best one for you.
In October, The Laptop Project received a huge donation of used Dells from iRobot in Bedford, MA. Thanks to them, we were able to bring our 2017 numbers up to 102 devices distributed. We are currently looking for donations of funds to buy chargers and hard drives for these Dells. We want to ship to
Spent a lot of time in my workshop this weekend. that resulted in TWENTY-NINE devices, stacked up on my dining room table, ready to be picked up by volunteers to distribute/ship this week. Gonna be a happy Chanukah/Christmas for some people, all thanks to supporters like you.
I’m absolutely thrilled to let you all know that we’ve given out 182 devices as of September 2nd of 2016. That’s on top of 2015’s 130 (and however many we did before we started tracking things). We also have another 15 machines ready for pickup, and a 17 person wait list. A thought: On average,
It is my pleasure to announce that The Laptop Project is now a 501(c)3 organization. This is a huge step, as it means we can now give tax receipts for donations of machines and/or money. The registration was made possible by grant in memory of Sarala Ginzberg z’l, arranged by Charles Leiner and family. It
The Laptop Project (with the help of Jerry Salit) donated six Chromebooks to my seventh grade inclusion (general education students mixed with special education students) classroom at the end of 2015. Having the Chromebooks in my classroom has truly made a difference and I have seen such growth in my students since we got them,
I want to address a question I’ve been getting pretty frequently. “Is The Laptop Project a Jewish charity?” That really depends how you define it. Are all of our board members Jewish? Yes (our Brand Manager isn’t, though). Are the majority of our volunteers (people who assist in finding machines, serve as drop off points)?