Donate laptops

Without devices, our work is not possible. Through scaling processes, clean documentation and our team of staff and volunteers, we guarantee safe handling of your laptop donation - whether you donate one device or several.

Procedure

  1. Register your donation on our service desk;
  2. Send us the donation
  3. Get your erasure certificate.

Record donation

You can register a device donation on our Service Desk. We will see if we can continue to use the laptop or laptops. Our minimum requirements are modest:

Minimum Device Requirements

The laptops have to

  • be bootable;
  • have no display damage;
  • have at least 4GB of RAM.

The installed operating system and the manufacturer are irrelevant. We are happy to check devices that are a bit older individually for their suitability.

You don't have to delete the data beforehand, because every laptop we use is deleted again anyway. Just make sure there is no BIOS password on the laptop. If you don't know what that is, then you probably don't have one installed.


Donation handover and erasure certificate

Individual laptops

For individual laptops, you can bring the device to us in Merenschwand, send it by post or hand it in at any digitec branch in Switzerland.

Please make sure that your donation reference (WLW-xxx) is visible on the package or device. For example, you can print out our mail, which we will send you if the donation matches. Without a reference, we will not be able to issue you with a certificate of cancellation, as we will not know who gave us the gift.

Multiple laptops

We are happy to pick up devices from you for larger quantities. Of course you can also come to see us to get an idea of ​​our work and take a photo or two. Our experience shows that laptop donations are ideal for marketing contributions and are very much appreciated by employees / customers.

You will also receive certificates during data deletion. In addition to the serial number, we can also record client designations (if necessary). Please let us know if this is desired.


Register a laptop donation now

If you want to make a difference for others right now, go to our service desk here:

You can find out more about our work (and also what happens to the device after the donation) here:

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