Donating in the North East

Laptops for Kids is a charitable organisation that facilitates the donation, secure erasure and distribution of used digital devices, enabling children from disadvantaged backgrounds to have access to the technology they need to participate in remote learning.

the North East

How it works:

Businesses, organisations and individuals should visit Donate Digital and complete our form to make arrangements for donating devices.

We will accept laptops, tablets, desktops and chargers which meet the minimum specifications for use in schools.

Laptops for Kids will run certified secure erasure on all donated devices using licences and certification donated by data security expert Blancco in support of our campaign.

After making contact via email, donors can take devices to locations.


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Minimum Specs

Device Required Preferred
Laptops
  • At least Intel i3 Processor or AMD equivalent
  • At least 4GB RAM
  • At least 128GB disk
  • Good cosmetic condition, with no damage to ports, screen, case
  • At least 1 hour usable battery life
  • Original, working charger
Tablets
  • Capable of running android 8 at a minimum
  • Good cosmetic condition, with no damage to ports, screen, case
  • At least 1 hour usable battery life
  • Original, working charger
Apple
  • iOS 13 at a minimum
  • Good cosmetic condition, with no damage to ports, screen, case
  • At least 1 hour usable battery life
  • Original, working charger
Desktop PCS
  • At least Intel i3 Processor or AMD equivalent
  • At least 4GB RAM
  • At least 128GB disk
  • Peripherals (monitor, keyboard, mouse, wires)
 
Spare laptop chargers n/a n/a

Allocation of donated devices


Schools in the North East


Please contact DonateDigital who will be happy to discuss your laptop requirements.

Parents or Guardians in the North East


Please share details of the Laptops for Kids campaign with your child’s school and ask them to contact DonateDigital for further details.


Contact us

Donations in the North East are handled by Donate Digital

You can fill in their form below to contact them about donations.

Join our cause:

We are talking to major employers, laptop manufacturers and mobile network operators in our campaign to close the digital divide in Doncaster.

Donors include DLA Piper, the UK's largest law firm, Benchmark Consult, a leading tech recruiter, and local charities.

Please do join us and help in any way you can. To pledge your support, please email laptopsforkids@wandisco.com

Follow the campaign online at #LaptopsForKid

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