Free Geek TechNOW Drive! - Donate your tech to local students in need -
This Saturday & Sunday April 17th & 18th Rose Quarter & The Portland Trail Blazers are teaming up with Free Geek for a two-day TechNOW drive - a drive-thru donation event collecting used technology to support students doing distance learning and the hybrid educational model. There are still thousands of students across Oregon without access to necessary technology to complete their schoolwork and homework.
**Everyone who donates will receive a free Trail Blazers T-Shirt!**
When: THIS Saturday & Sunday April 17th & 18th
Where: The Benton Lot at the Rose Quarter | N Broadway & Benton Ave, Portland
Time: 11am - 2pm
What can I donate?
In order to focus efforts on the devices most in demand, the Technology NOW campaign will only accept laptops (including their power adapters), tablets, and cellphones.
What does the donation drop-off process look like?
Donating is simple, easy and safe by following these four steps:
- Before you arrive at the donation site, please prepare your donation (e.g. untangle & tie up any cords, remove laptops from bags, and attach any power adapters to their associated equipment, etc.).
- Please have the donation in one spot, within easy reach, to unload it as quickly as possible.
- Drive to your preferred drop site and follow the signage & traffic direction to the designated line for drop-offs.
- When it is your turn simply unload the donation from your vehicle directly into the bin provided, and you are done!
Please note that in order to adhere to recommended social distancing measures, Free Geek will only be accepting drive-up donations directly from your vehicle. Free Geek will not be able to accept walk-up donations. For the safety of our community, we ask that donors wear a face covering and maintain a 6-foot distance from staff (and other donors) at all times.