Child with Laptop

Lockdown Laptop Appeal

Donate a laptop

"Ofcom estimate that between 1.14m and 1.78m children in total in the UK have no home access to a laptop, desktop or tablet"

The digital divide in England hits pupils from low-income families the most.  Research suggests four out of five schools with pupils from low-income families do not have enough devices and internet access to ensure all those self-isolating can keep learning.

When it comes to schoolwork a smartphone is not sufficient – but the hard truth is that some families simply cannot afford the most appropriate IT equipment.
Girl with Phone

For schools to continue to support all their pupils throughout this pandemic they need more access to IT devices, but there is not enough money to meet demand.

Learning this shocked us so we decided to do something positive to help support the children and young carers that need us most.

As a UK registered charity, we provide 100% data destruction, track and trace, environmentally responsible re-use and give a whole new dimension to corporate community involvement.

Our beneficiaries include hospices, unemployed veterans, charity volunteers and UK charities that support schools in Africa, to whom we donate laptops at our events.

However, from January until April 2021 we are doing all we can to provide additional support to children and young carers in the community and ask for your help to get involved.

How can you help?
We welcome donations of IT equipment at our offices, at our local events, by courier or by booking a collection. For more information please see our minimum requirements.
You can also make a financial donation, and help us to fund refurbishment and operating costs.
In or near Kent?
Then you can drop off your donation during regular office hours at 4 Priory Park, Mills Road, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7PP.
Before donating, remember to check our minimum requirements and call us on 03000 11 22 33 to let us know you are coming.
Please ensure you wear PPE.
Near an event?
Follow us @ www.facebook.com/computers4charity to stay up to date with an event near you or visit our appeal locations page.
No events near you?
Then why not use a courier? If you would like to donate via a courier service, we recommend using Parcel2Go.
Do you have a larger donation?
If you are a business or have a larger donation, please e-mail or call us to discuss booking a collection.
email: contact-us@computers4charity.org
phone: 03000 11 22 33
Free data wiping – when you donate!

Your donations of IT equipment are:

· 100% Data Wiped
· 100% Safety tested
· 100% Environmentally compliant
· 100% Software licence legal
· 100% Tracked and traced

If you would like to receive a Data Wiping Certificate, please complete this form, and enclose a copy with your donation. Rest assured, in accordance with legislation requirements, all donations will be securely data wiped regardless of whether or not the Donor Form is completed.

Thank you

Together let's help children to access the education they deserve.