Help us by Donating!

Computers for the Blind provides access to technology for visually impaired individuals. Your donations directly help that cause by providing the computers we ship to them, or funds to help refurbish the systems. You could also donate your time and come help build the computers we ship! All donations are tax deductible, and we can provide a receipt. Find the ways you can help below.

Equipment Donation? Interested in Volunteering?

Every monetary donation we receive goes directly to helping us refurbish the computers. It costs about $150 to refurbish a computer, including memory, hard drives, power adapters and even bubble wrap. You can send us a donation through PayPal, or through the mail. You can even check with your company to see if they match charity donations!

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Make a fast and secure donation through PayPal. On average, it takes $150 to refurbish one computer.

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You may also mail a check to us. Please make checks payable to "Computers for the Blind"

Computers for the Blind
1201 S Sherman St, Suite 206
Richardson, TX 75081

Volunteer your Time

Volunteers help us build all the computers that we ship out. Unfortunately, at this time we don't have enough orders to keep all of our volunteers busy, so we are not accepting new volunteers. Volunteers who have completed our training session since July 2021 are welcome to sign up for open slots. However, if you have never volunteered with us before, or it has been more than several months since you have come to help us, we hope to open our volunteering opportunities back to everyone on the future. If you have never signed up to volunteer before, and would like to be notified when we are accepting volunteers again, please fill out the form from the link below, and we will send you an email when that happens. If you have already signed up before, we already have your email, and you will be notified as well when that happens. We do not currently have a timeframe of when this might occur. Thank you for your willingness to serve us!

Donate Computer Parts

Our organization depends on donations to be able to build computers for blind individuals. If you have equipment that you can donate, please see below on how to proceed. Also, if you know other people who have unused equipment, or even companies that are ready to recycle their old machines, please refer them to us! Every donation is tax deductible and we can provide donation receipts.

Computer specs we are looking for:

Modern Processor
Ability to install 8GB Memory
Functioning or minor problems

All hard drives are securely wiped to remove all prior information that may be on them. If your computer doesn't meet these specs, you can still donate it and we will recycle it properly.

Other parts we need:

Keyboards and Mice
Laptop Power Adapters

Our volunteers try to revive non-working equipment, so even if it doesn't work, we might be able to use it. We CANNOT take printers, CRT monitors, or non computer-related equipment.

Ways to donate computers

We make it easy for you to donate computer equipment, with a couple ways for you to get it to us. If you are a company with a bulk donation, you may request pickup from us. We will schedule a time that we can come an haul it away. All other individuals who are looking to donate items can come to one of our drop-off locations throughout DFW. If you have any questions, or cannot access one of these drop-off locations, please contact Christy Householter at