04/10/13 — Goldsboro Optimist Club collecting computers Saturday

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Goldsboro Optimist Club collecting computers Saturday

By From staff reports
Published in News on April 10, 2013 1:46 PM

The Goldsboro Optimist Club on Saturday will collect used computers from the public in the parking lot at Sam's Club from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The following items are needed for its Optimist Computers4Kids program: laptop, desktop, and tower computers with Windows XP or later operating system, LCD monitors, keyboards, mice, and speakers.

The Goldsboro Optimist Club is a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher and provides refurbished computers to low-income families with children in middle and high schools of the Wayne County Public Schools for a small fee.

To date, 38t families with 91 kids in Wayne County Public Schools have benefited from this program.

The refurbishing process includes the destruction and removal of all personal data from the hard disk drive(s).

Used computers and equipment can also be dropped off at the following locations during regular business days:

* Prudential The McMillen Real Estate Group, 1004 N. Berkeley Blvd.

* Goldsboro Builders Supply, 701 Patetown Road, Goldsboro

* Mount Olive Builders Supply, 343 W N.C. 55, Mount Olive.

Additionally, computers and equipment can be scheduled for drop off at the Goldsboro Optimist Club, 205 East Walnut St.

For more information about the Optimist Computers4Kids program, visit http://goldsborooptimist.org, email information@goldsborooptimist.org, or call 919-288-2567.