David Reviews

 "You're not an artist, Peggy. You solve problems." Don Draper.

DONATE YOUR SPARE LAPTOPS
3 February 2021

As you will have seen on the news, there is a grave education crisis in the UK because of the pandemic. The two-and-a-half million children living in poverty are falling behind, not least because they are unlikely to have access to the laptops required to access their remote classrooms.

For once when hearing about a difficulty like this, we are not powerless… we can help.

Owing to the need to continually upgrade computer equipment, many companies will have redundant laptops which can be donated to help these children. And that can and will make a huge difference.

The advertising industry is indebted to agency producer Sally Miller, and her good friend Alex Katz for launching an initiative to match unneeded laptops with the children whose educational future may depend on them. Supported by the APA and production company Park Village, Miller and Katz have made it as easy as possible for companies to safely donate to 'Laptops for Lockdown' - a non-for-profit which has been set up to tackle this problem.

Each device needs to be no more than seven years old; fully operational and wiped; and equipped with a charger, a working camera and microphone.

Please see if your company can help and then contact one of the following:

Sally Miller - 07917 266405

Alex Katz - 07785 288660

Tom Webb - 07957 156769

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