Sunshine Coast Computer Kindness is a volunteer/donation-driven program for rebuilding older, donated computers and putting them into the hands of children and families in need at low or no cost. It also helps keep viable computers and equipment from the landfill and recyclers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many individuals to work from home or families to provide home-schooling opportunities for their children. For those families or individuals who lack the resources to purchase a computer, this puts them at a significant disadvantage. The Sunshine Coast Computer Kindness program was created to help acquire, rebuild and then place functional, used computers into the hands of those most in need. Free technical support can also be found through the Ask a Geek Facebook group.
If you are a family or individual in need of a computer but lack the resources to purchase one on your own, please use the below to explain your needs and you will be added to the list in chronological order. Although every effort will be made to source, rebuild and provide you with a computer, we cannot make any promises that everyone will get a computer, or how long it will take. Each computer takes some time to source, test, acquire/replace parts and then rebuild and test. Also, in some cases where there is a clear and immediate need for a computer by a family or individual in need, they may be moved up the list.
If you have a computer to donate, we deeply appreciate it. Please click on the button below to fill out a donation form.
If you wish to volunteer for us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We have need for volunteers to help with the pick up and distribution of computers, as well as technicians willing to work on the donated computers.