What Can You donate?

We welcome any donations of computers and laptops which are able to run Windows 7, or Mac OS 10.5 Leopard, or above. Please see below for more detail on the IT equipment that we accept. 


  • Desktop PCs
  • Laptops with their chargers
  • Tablets / iPads with their chargers
  • Smartphones with their chargers

Computer Parts and Spares

  • Hard Drives
  • RAM
  • Micro USB Chargers & Cables


  • Monitors and Cables (VGA / HDMI)
  • Switches
  • Keyboards & Mice
  • Headphones
  • Projectors
  • Digital Cameras
  • Power Cables
  • Surge Protectors / Extension Leads
  • Cat5e Cable (and above)
  • Laptop Locks

In general, we are not able to accept:

  • Equipment that is more than 6 years old
  • Broken or damaged equipment
  • Printers
  • Servers

For any queries about a potential donation, please contact us via our IT donations forms for either business or an individual:

Any Other Questions?

If you have any questions about your IT donation, please check out our FAQs here.

Where are we based?

Our workshop is at Unit 7C, Pentland Industrial Estate, Loanhead, EH20 9QH. 

Sending equipment: If you would like to send us your equipment, please first give us details of your donation using the form below and follow our instructions as to how best send  your donation to our workshop. 

Local drop-off: donations can be dropped-off only by prior arrangement. Drop-off times are typically Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:30pm. Please use the donation form below so we can contact you to confirm a drop-off time. 

Other Ways To Help

If you would like to find out about other ways of supporting our work, please click one of the other options below.

Computer laboratory at Nyungwe ommunity Day Secondary School

Support our work by making a donation or sponsoring a project. You can even donate Bitcoin and Litecoin.

Volunteer refurbishing computer

You could also donate your time and skills. Help us refurbish computers in Edinburgh or join us to pack a container.