Any Amount Counts

  • $20 pays for
    5 flash drives so students can save their work

  • $60 pays for
    10 software licenses for student computers

  • $150 pays for
    2 keyboarding or Microsoft Office textbooks

Ways to Give

  • Online Make a tax-deductible donation through Network for Good

    Donate now

  • By Check To Computer CORE 3846 King Street Alexandria, VA 22302

  • At Work United Way #8289 or Combined Federal Campaign #60280

  • In-Kind Donate flash drives, CPUs or other materials

Computer-and-Other-Equipment-Donation-FormDonate Equipment and Materials

Wish List

  • CPUs, monitors and peripherals
  • Flash drives (at least 2GB preferred)
  • Reams of 20 lb. copier paper
  • Retractable Gel-Ink Fine-Point Pens
  • 3-ring binders, 1”-2”

CORE can accept CPUs - Core 2 processors or better with hard drives. Specific processors that meet this criterion are listed below:

  • Intel Xeon: E3, E5, E7, X3000 series, X5000 series, X7000 series
  • Intel i3, i5, i7
  • Intel Core2Duo
  • AMD Opteron
  • AMD FX
  • AMD Phenom II: X2, X3, X4, X6
  • AMD Athlon II

We also welcome donations of flat screen monitors, DVI monitor cables, USB mice and keyboards, and laptops (also meeting the processor requirements) with hard drives and power cords. All equipment must be in good working condition.

Please fill out the Computer-and-Other-Equipment-Donation-Form and email the completed form to

If you have a question about donating an item, please call 703-931-7346.

If you have computer donations that do not meet CORE’s requirements, we are pleased to refer you to the following organizations and recycling stations: