Computers for Kids Campaign (Islip Town, NY)

Computers for Kids Campaign

For the Students of Central Islip and Brentwood School Districts


Dear Friend of Children and Education,


As you know, the COVID-19 Crisis necessitated school closings throughout the country. Some school systems were ready to pivot into Distance Learning because students had and have access to personal computers or District-supplied devices. Brentwood and Central Islip are two of the hardest hit communities on Long Island having suffered well over 5,000 infections combined.


For many of Central Islip’s 7,500+ and Brentwood’s 18,000+ students grades PK-12 (ages 4 to 20), they neither have a personal computer at home nor a District-supplied device. We have identified over 8,000 students by name who are attempting distance learning without computer and internet access. Our hope is to change their reality!


Our goal is two-fold. We hope to raise $1,000,000 worth of funds and donated & discounted devices for any Brentwood and Central Islip student in need regardless of race, color or any other protected status. We also hope to work with local school officials to ensure that a plan of action for the delivery of ipad/tablets/Chromebooks/laptops/etc to each and every Brentwood and Central Islip student is developed and published as soon as possible.


If you are interested in making a financial donation towards our fundraising goals you may do so using the GoFundMe link below:

gf.me/u/xx5dqc


Monetary donations in the form of a check may be made out to “Youth Enrichment Services” and mailed to Computers for Kids, ℅ YES, P.O. Box 105, West Islip, NY 11795. Please put “Computers for Kids” in the memo of the check. Youth Enrichment Services (YES) is a 501C3, non-for-profit, partner of the Computers for Kids Campaign that is audited annually by an accounting firm. Donations of new iPads/tablets/Chromebooks/laptops/etc can be mailed or delivered to Computers for Kids, ℅ Leg. Samuel Gonzalez, 55 2nd Ave Suite 7, Brentwood, NY 11717. We hope that you will join us in our mission to put technology into the hands of every student.


Yours truly,

The Computers for Kids Campaign Committee

Donations

  • Margaret Scribner 
    • 100 $ 
    • 7 hrs
  • Kimberly Hurt 
    • 10 $ 
    • 17 d
  • Kelly Clancy 
    • 50 $ 
    • 26 d
  • Anonymous 
    • 25 $ 
    • 29 d
  • Benjetta Miller  
    • 50 $ 
    • 1 mo
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Fundraising team: Computers for Kids Campaign Committee (8)

Islip Town NAACP 
Organizer
Raised 893 $ from 16 donations
Bay Shore, NY
West Islip Youth Enrichment Services Incorporated 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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Billy Moss 
Team member
Raised 350 $ from 4 donations
Judith Goldfarb 
Team member
Raised 180 $ from 4 donations
Elena Chacon 
Team member
Milton Perla 
Team member
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