Do Something Good: Donate An iPad For Education

Table of Contents

Following the iPad 2’s release, many first generation owners have decided to upgrade. While selling your old model is an option, donating it for educational purposes is your chance to do something good.

Apple has announced a trade-in program that allows previous iPad owners to donate their last generation tablet to a teacher in a low-income school. The program is in effect at all Apple retail stores. The program is a first and is part of Apple’s heavy push in to the education sector with the iPad.

Teach For America sponsors the program and is directing interested contributors to Apple’s retail site for more information. All received tablets will likely be repurposed erase all information in the process. However, wiping your personal information before visiting an Apple retail store is ideal.

There is no official statement from Apple or Teach For America if iPad donations are tax deductible. According to MacNN, Teach For America is a 501(c)(3) corporation which allows for tax deductible donations.


Disclaimer: Please note that some of the links in this article may be Amazon affiliate links. This means that if you make a purchase through those links, we may earn a commission at no extra cost to you. This helps support our website and allows us to continue providing informative content about Apple products. Thank you for your support!

2 thoughts on “Do Something Good: Donate An iPad For Education

  1. Yea, the bloated and ineffective education system needs more gifts. No, sell it on eBay and let someone have a shot at it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Share the Post:

Related Posts

This Week’s Best Apps #12

A mega bestseller gets a blockbuster sequel, learn the origins of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, or dismember zombies in a port of a gi-normous console game, and much more in

Read More