Bridging the Digital Divide
CompuCorps is an Ottawa based high-tech charity that seeks to benefit Canadian society by providing at risk groups (Aboriginal, youth, seniors and those living with disability) career and life skills training focused on access to technology (computers) and the internet.
Our organization runs three programs including; TechYouth, TechReuse and TechMentor. In the 20 years we've been operating, CompuCorps has engaged over 250 IT volunteers and contributed to over 100 charity projects. CompuCorps is a registered non-political, non-profit, and tax-exempt charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (registration #: 86411 9094 RR0001).
Why Does Compucorps Care?
Because we want to fight the growing digital divide gap in our communities.
Because we want every Canadian to have access to technology
Because we want everyone to be apart of the global community
How Does Your Donation Help?
Providing affordable, licensed, and guaranteed computer systems to charities, non-profits, and underprivileged people
Diverting hazardous materials away from landfill sites
Giving underprivileged youth the opportunities to gain practical work experience
How do I schedule a pickup?
Follow this link and fill out our pickup request form for a contact-less pickup.
Will you safely erase my donated hard drives?
Absolutely. We provide an free drive erase service and an optional 3 pass wipe service with signed certiicate for a small fee. We've been entrusted to wipe hard drives by a thousand donating clients for over 20 years.
What kind of laptops are you looking for?
Our requirement is that they can run Windows 10 which would ideally mean an Intel Core i3 processor or better.
Minimum specs are:
Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor
RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit
Who will benefit from my donation?
CompuCorps works with a variety of underprivileged groups from at risk youth, seniors, immigrants, victims of sexual assault, and more. Once you make a donation, you can suggest who you're most interested in supporting.
How will my donation help?
Your donation will help support our operation from pickup and delivery of laptops to the refurbishment and repairs required before handing them off.