Affinity Plus Tech Drive for Education Events

Give your unwanted tech new life! This May, Minnesota Tech for Success is excited to once again partner with Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union to make an even greater impact than we would on our own. Stop by a public Tech Drive for Education event at area credit union locations and we’ll turn your donations into reliable tech students need to succeed in classrooms across Minnesota.  

All one-time donations will also be matched by Affinity Plus – up to $25,000 – through May 21st! Please consider a donation to help us with our mission of creating digital equality for all Minnesota students.

Can’t make it to one of the Tech Drive for Education events? On the second and fourth Fridays of each month, the public can bring tech donations to our office for a secure donation directly into our intake, where our team will securely wipe data in compliance with our NAID certification process, and refurbish the equipment or recycle items that cannot be reused. Donation receipts are available.

ACCEPTED EQUIPMENT:

  • COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY – Laptops and tablets, desktops and towers, servers, networking equipment, printers and toner cartridges, copiers and fax machines, scanners, docking stations, projectors, smartboards, and LCD monitors.
  • PHONES – Telephone switches, cell phones, VoIP phones and systems, landline phones.
  • COMPONENTS – Keyboards and mice, cords, cables, memory, processors, motherboards, hard drives, external drives, power adaptors, and microphones.

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED: CRT monitors, TVs, VCRs and DVD players, stereos, household electronics (refrigerators, microwaves, toasters, blenders, etc.), medial waste, smoke detectors, home appliances (washers/dryers, ovens, etc.), freon-containing devices (i.e., refrigerators), mercury-containing devices (thermostats, fluorescent tubes, etc.), air conditioners, dehumidifiers.  Please contact your county disposal site for these items. 

Don’t forget to check out our upcoming CompTIA A+ Certification training and volunteer opportunities! Together, we can change lives.