Free Geek is open in a limited capacity. Donation and pickup are open at our building Wed-Sat 11-1 & 3-5.
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Free Geek's purpose is to include everyone in our digital future.

 

RECYCLING STAT
70% of overall toxic waste

in America is through e-waste.

DIGITAL STAT
66% of new jobs

require either high/medium-level digital skills.

DIGITAL STAT
1 out of 5 households in America

do not own a computer.

The Growing Need of Digital Access 
 

Without access to technology, our community is incapable of succeeding as a whole. 75,000 students in Oregon are currently in need a device to receive education through online schooling. Telehealth services for those incapable of going on-site are out of reach and therefore nonexistent. 60-70% of jobs aren't seen in online postings. Graduated students can't apply to the 700 colleges only using the CommonApp. These are only a few of the issues biting the tongue of digital access, and with the introduction of a pandemic, the world is rapidly in need of change. How does Free Geek work to solve this growing issue?

 

 
 
RECYCLING
Sustainably refurbishing & recycling e-waste

We collect over 1 million pounds of e-waste per year from both individuals and businesses, which is recycled or refurbished and redistributed to our community for free or at low cost.

REFURBISHING
Providing refurbished technology devices

We reuse as much of our donated technology as we can by giving it a new lease on life as free technology through one of our many community programs or low-cost technology through The Free Geek Store.

EDUCATION
Hosting multi-level technology education courses

Through our Community Technology Education program, we help individuals reach their own goals with technology with a diverse menu of offerings anyone can learn. Currently our classes are in the works to be moved online.

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Host a Tech Drive

Create your own tech drive in your community to collect used tech for proper e-waste refurbishing and recycling.

Join The Bridge
Join The Bridge

The Bridge members are monthly donors committed to making an impact and bridging the digital divide.

Shop our Online Store
Shop Our Online Shop

Purchase from the Free Geek store to fund our operating costs and help us grow.