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Donate Used Computers
In New York City
See also: Computer Donations Nationwide
*Urban Renewal Corp. makes pickups in NYC
metro area. Harlem Restoration Project
may pickup in NYC.
Others we list above may also make pickups.
Computers for Youth
505 8th Avenue, Suite 2402
New York, NY 10018
organization that provides low-income community public school children with
access to personal computers at home and at school.
accepts computers from large companies or corporations in the amount of 50
or more computers. Does provide links to websites and organizations that
will accept smaller donations. -LOL
A directory for buying and
selling used computers and other products.
Great for anyone
looking to sell or buy used computers within their vicinity. -LOL
Goodwill Industries of Greater New
York and Northern NJ
4-21 27th Avenue
Astoria, NY 11102
Phone: 1-718-728-5400 or
Accepting clothing, furniture, furnishings, and computers.
Website provides extensive list of addresses for donation
bins in New York and
New Jersey. -LOL
Harlem Restoration Project
1980 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
New York, NY 10026
computers, scanners, monitors, etc. in working order. These are used for
churches and learning center. Smaller hard drives go to the children.
Pick-ups can be easily arranged.
Hearts & Minds (sponsor of this website)
165 West 105th Street
New York, NY 10025
We accept some
PC computers and other equipment if they’re less than four
years old and in good working order for work on our website to help millions
of people and for our Global Survival
Currently we are only accepting flat-panel monitors (not the thicker, CRT
ones). We do not supply other individuals or organizations with computers at
this time. For other equipment, see other organizations listed here. Thanks!
Materials for the Arts
33-00 Northern Boulevard, 3rd floor
Long Island City, NY 11101
for the Arts provides surplus office equipment and supplies, furnishings,
art materials, and other donated items to nonprofit cultural organizations
and art programs free of charge.
Accepts computers up to
four years old and arranges pickups. Plus, the website is aesthetically
The National Cristina
Provides technology for people with disabilities, needy students and others.
The website provides specific
criteria for donating PC or Macintosh computers and lists local donating
John L. German, Director
125 East 63rd Street,
New York, New York, 10021
“Since 1984, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization best known for
arranging computer donations, procurement, and logistics worldwide. NPC
works to help nonprofits, civil society organizations, schools, government
agencies, and intergovernmental organizations become more effective and
self-sufficient through use of technology. Assists sustainable development
projects with emphasis on providing learning and access for the
“Career Development Group for Computer, Telecommunications, and New
Media Professionals (Website:
as a division of NPC. CDG is best known for helping people with job search
and career counseling, referrals to free training and volunteer work or
internships particularly as ways to move into better jobs or careers.”
Does excellent work arranging thousands of computer donations worldwide
each year. –BB
Gives links to computer manufacturers that
accept their own used computers.
Just a few links for
donating to foundations and organizations. Some manufacturers do not accept
all models of their own computers. –LOL
Bronx, NY 10454
Per Scholas is a
nonprofit organization founded by a consortium of leading foundations and
corporations to provide computers to schools and other not-for-profits at
the lowest possible cost.
Gives people an opportunity to participate
in programs that help train future computer technicians.
As of August 15, 2005, the Donations web
page is under construction. Homepage states that computers are donated by
corporations and given to underprivileged students.
53 South Hackensack Avenue.
Kearny, NJ 07103
A non-that primarily helps the homeless. Offers
emergency housing, medical services, vocational and educational training. We
take your unwanted computers and electronic equipment to recycles them in
our education and training program. We use this equipment to train the
homeless, the unemployed and veterans. Everything donated is either reused
or recycled with nothing going into landfills. Your donation can help make
positive changes in the lives of many in our community.
"We make pickups in the NYC tri-state area, parts of
Delaware and Conn. A nominal fee may apply for pickups of only a few items."
Seems like they do very good work, and we're happy
to pass along electronics we can no longer use to them. -Bill Blackman,
Hearts & Minds
The Used Computer Mall
Provides a place for businesses to buy and sell used
Excellent place for businesses to
deal in used computers and other products for a low monthly price. –LOL
We suggest you first try the
public service organizations listed above, since they can directly use your
donated computer for further public service work. But many thrift shops also
accept at least some computers. They’re listed under “Thift
Shops” in the Yellow Pages. Using the smaller, local neighborhood Yellow
Pages, you can more easily find a place right in your area. We still
recommend calling the thrift shop to make sure they’ll accept your specific
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