Many people have old, used or broken laptops or parts from them just laying around.ā€‹

The Laptop Project refurbishes those machines for people
who need but cannot afford computers.

We help put lives back together one part at a time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Any laptop, laptop charger, tablet, all-in-one, or smartphone built in the year 2010 or after.

No. We strip broken machines for parts constantly.

The Laptop Project erases all information on donated machines.

Yes. We are a registered 501(c)3. This was made possible by grant in memory of Sarala Ginzberg zā€™l. Please include your name, address, and email with your donation and you will be sent a PDF tax letter.

Yes we do. Please contact The Laptop Project to set up a cash, check, or PayPal donation.

No. The Laptop Project does not use pirated software, and will not accommodate requests for them. Machines with valid Windows 8 or 10, or macOS licenses are set up with those. Note that for security reasons, any machines running out of date operating systems such as Windows XP, Vista, 7, MacOS High Sierra or older, are turned into Chromebooks.

Hyperion Computerworks is one of many drop-off locations. If you’re in the Pacific Northwest, you may drop off at 7283 SW Garden Home Road, Portland, OR 97223. If you’re located elsewhere in the United States, please contact us to learn the best one for you.

The Laptop Project

For transparency:

Hyperion Computerworks is a partner of The Laptop Project, however we are separate entities.

We provide assistance accepting donations and distributing devices in the PNW, but we are not the sole operators of the organization, which is based in New Jersey.