Businesses regularly replace functioning laptops every few years and we want your old machine. Its green, its for the public good, and it can be a tax deduction.* (See Footer Note)
Request a refurbished laptop. If you were recently homeless, in a family facing addiction, orphaned, a runaway, incarcerated, a high school drop out, had a teen pregnancy, ... the list goes on just like the need.
We want. to help.
Having the tools is not enough if you don't know how to use them. We offer adults basic computer literacy training in a variety of ways and meeting any schedule.
In this time of acute technology needs LFI is offering free technical support to adults working from home or JCPS students learning from home. We’ll attempt to get you connected or in the least tell you who to call for specific services related help.
Call 502-225-3000 and request “Technical Support”, if your unable to reach us please leave a message and we’ll get back to you.
Alternatively you can ask your tech support questions in our forum.
As we were forming LHI Matthew Leffler, the founder, told a candidate for the US Senate to check on the progress of his campaign website. That candidate said he would tomorrow, he didn’t have internet access at his home.
It’s weird to think that people in Kentucky largely see access to the internet as a luxury that doesn’t limit them. For Many in the state, It’s an unknown, unknown … things they don’t know they don’t know.
The internet brings opportunities most of the commonwealth isn’t even aware its missing. Attempts by groups to address the issue have failed on grand, billion dollar scales but not because it can’t be done. They’ve failed due to corporate greed, a lack of will and cheap shortcuts.
Theres Work To Do
Many lack the luxury of a laptop that works. Without one they lose experience using a vital tool. Increasingly job applications begin online.
When we give someone a tool we need to train them Basic Computer Literacy and teaching them to solve their own problems are required for success.
A lot can be achieved for many people when someone makes the effort. That can start today, in many ways.
Users received refurbished, nearly new hardware after a brief essentials training session.
Donate your organization's discontinued laptops and earn a possible tax deduction*, go green, and help your community.
Donate your time or help buy replacement parts for our refurbishment efforts. Each device must be imaged and functional.
Many recipients will need the device delivered to them. Help us ship, or drop off these tickets to a more connected life.
Help us provide webinars, one on one training and support.
Want to help but don’t have a bunch of laptops or cash laying around? We still need volunteers to refurbish laptops, provide training, help fundraise, interact with the community and advocate on our behalf.
We’ll train you how!
Complete this general volunteer form and we’ll put ya to use.
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