- The World Computer Exchange,Computers 4 Kids,Computers for Schools, and The National Cristina Foundation will take your old hardware, refurbish it, and distribute it to economically disadvantaged youths in the United States and around the world.
- The Global Literacy Project INC.,Darien Book Aid, and the International Book Project (http://www.intlbookproject.org) send books to libraries, schools, prisons, hospitals and communities to promote literacy. Check each website for guidelines. Donors pay for shipping.
Odds & Ends
- Try giving them away for free.Freecycle.org has over 4,000 local groups. Members post items they want to give away, and you can reply if you see something you want. Alternatives to Freecycle.org includeFreeSharing.org,SharingIsGiving.org and FreeUse.org.
Visit NetworkforGood.org to find the best fit for you. Simply enter the type of item you have and your area, and you'll get a list of local organizations to research.