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Exciting New Partnership with MakeHaven

Posted by evan on March 18, 2015 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (5)

Givelaptops.org is excited to anounce a partnership with New Haven based MakeHaven maker space. MakeHaven has offered to collect and refurbish laptops to help expand our inventory for students in need in the New Haven area.

The core team meets to kick off the project.

There is strong interest in the Maker community to build a laptop based on...

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Come Learn about Givelaptops.org At MakeHaven

Posted by evan on March 5, 2015 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Founder Jack Nork will be speaking about Givelaptops.org and how you can help on Tuesday 3/10/2015 at MakeHaven. For more information and to RSVP go here: http://www.meetup.com/MakeHaven/events/220613125/



Golden Gloves Go Getter

Posted by evan on April 9, 2013 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Today's recipient of a Give Laptops computer is an amazing young man named Tramaine Williams. He is the 2011 Golden Gloves National Boxing Champion and is working really hard to get enough credits to graduate from New Horizons High School in New Haven Connecticut even though he has a very demanding travel schedule. His teacher Merrie Harrison is working with Tramaine to complete his lessons remotely on his new GiveLaptop.org computer. He is very interested in starting a business when he gradu...

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Give Laptops is off to a great start!

Posted by evan on April 9, 2013 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Wow the students being awarded computers from GiveLaptops.org have amazing stories.

One student was actually riding his bike to his grandmothers house in another town to use her computer to complete his homework assignments and was falling behind. Now that he has his own laptop he is able to focus on getting his work done at home.

Another student was doing so well in school that her teacher helped her to enroll in a college course at Gateway Community College, but she didn't have ...

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