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National Request for Corporate Computers

Nationwide effort to collect, refurbish, and distribute computers to students in need. Give Computers, a COVID-19 community response project.

Donate Your Computers

It all starts here! All computers donated will be securely processed through PCs for People's ITAD recycling services. Nationwide shipping logistics available

The Need

22% of students do not have a computer

Millions of students are faced with a new normal as they attempt to navigate distance learning. Those without a computer are falling deeply behind.

The demand for low-cost computers far outweighs current supply. We need companies to donate end-of-life computers through a secure ITAD recycling program.

In partnership, PCs for PeopleGoFundMe, and the coalition,  a nationwide project has been launched with the goal to get a computer to every student that needs one.  Aggressive, yes. Crucial, YES!  We are dedicated to work quickly to collect, refurbish, and distribute computers to those students in need.

The Solution

Let's get students computers

Give Computers

It all starts here! We desperately need computers to refurbish. All computers donated will be securely processed through PCs for People's ITAD recycling services. Nationwide shipping logistics available.

Donate Funds

GoFundMe is joining the fight to get a computer into every student's home. Individual and Corporate donors welcomed! Every dollar goes directly into refurbishing computers and makes an immediate impact!

Students in Need

Applications for computers are now open. If you or a student you know is in need of a computer please fill out an application. Note: There are eligibility requirements for recipients. Computers based on availability.

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Q & A

Frequently asked questions

To meet the growing demand for computers we are on a nationwide search for large donations of technology from corporations and government entities. Our goal is to give a computer to every student that needs one. Aggressive, yes. Crucial, YES! We are dedicated to work quickly to collect, refurbish, and distribute computers.

Any laptop computers, desktop computers, tablets, monitors, keyboards, and other computer accessories. Equipment does not need to be operable. Our professional technicians bring computers to like-new condition before distributing out into the community.

Absolutely. When we receive computers without hard drives we will replace drives as part of the refurbishing process. That said, we work with over 1,500 companies to handle their end-of-life data sanitization. Review our data sanitization guarantees and let us know if you have any questions.

After you submit your inquiry form a shipping logistics professional will reach out to discuss shipping or free pick-up options. 

Refurbished computers are distributed to those identified as eligible students. Each computer will come with all necessary power cords, Windows 10, LibreOffice, antivirus software, 1-year hardware warranty, and free shipping. 

Yes! Every computer helps get us closer to our goal. Please fill out the inquiry form and our logistics professional will reach out for next steps.

Yes! If you have 3 years or newer tablets, phones, laptops, and desktop computers taking up space in your closet you can ship them directly to us. Your donation will go through the same refurbishing process and be distributed to students in need. Please fill out the form and a team member will contact you with further instructions. 


Meet the team


PCs for People has been a driving force behind digital inclusion efforts across the US for 20 years. Our approach is to source, refurbish, and distribute low-cost technology to those in need. Impact - 115,000 computers distributed, connected 96,000 to internet, and recycled 8 million pounds of e-waste.

schoolclosures is a partnership run by 150+ volunteers and 80+ organizations pooling resources to provide a unified response to the current crisis and its impact on families. The hotline is staffed by volunteers with expertise in education and social services.


There’s a part of every one of us that dreams of a better world. That spark of inspiration to help a person, fix a neighborhood, or even change a nation. At GoFundMe, we empower both individuals and nonprofits to turn compassion into action. Because that is how change happens.


We help residents and businesses by offering blazing fast, simple Internet in urban areas. We do this by creating our own Ethernet network and by making it affordable and reliable. We are a team of highly dedicated individuals who share two things: a passion for problem-solving, and a commitment to simplicity.

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