Really don’t toss out your old personal computer units. Donate them now via August 13

We’re performing to make this university calendar year a thriving 1 for Houston-area pupils. HOUSTON

We’re performing to make this university calendar year a thriving 1 for Houston-area pupils.

HOUSTON — As Houston’s Education and learning Station, KHOU 11 is fully commited to undertaking our part to close the instruction gap and offer learners with the resources they need to have to be prosperous in the classroom.

An approximated 500,000 college students in the Houston area absence the primary applications they want to do their schoolwork from property.

Now as a result of August 13th, you or your corporation can enable by supporting our Pcs For Our Kids campaign, benefiting the non-profit CompUDopt.

Our objective is to obtain 2,000 desktops/laptops from persons and corporations to distribute to Houston-spot students who really do not have just one at house.

To donate any laptops, desktops, or displays that are much less than 5 decades previous, take a look at khou.com/desktops and incorporate “KHOU 11” in the description notes.

Donated devices enable our resources go further more so that we can provide technological know-how accessibility to much more college students and households.

Most importantly, your gift makes sure small children will have the tools and sources they will need for a 21st century instruction and the potential to compete in an progressively technological earth.

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Virtual Telethon

On Thursday, August 12, from 4-7pm, KHOU 11 will host a virtual telethon to assistance us reach our donation aim of 2,000 pcs for our children! You can donate by contacting 713-654-1111 on that working day. Our pals at Reliant will deliver a matching donation of up to $10,000 from 6p-7p.

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Are you a family or student in want of a personal computer?

You can sign up to get a personal computer through the Comp-U-Dopt website

Check out www.compudopt.org and choose the site closest you from the drop-down listing. 

Then on that web page, as you scroll down, there will be a huge blue button which suggests Sign up for the Lottery. Click this and complete the sort to be entered.  

You should be aware that this is a lottery and not a waitlist. Not every person will get a computer but it is really best to be entered to win. 

If you have additional concerns you can e mail data@compudopt.org for a lot more information and facts. 

Thank you for encouraging us Stand for Houston!