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Taking action again!

We pledged to step up wherever we can help, and today we've again met that promise.
We've teamed up with Flood Action, who are supporting families who have lost everything after a disaster.
We've agreed to help them provide those needy families with the I.T. tools they need to start rebuilding…

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Double whammy!

A double whammy achievement today, Craig and Neil have been out and about delivering a stack more equipment.
First, to , to drop off items to help out two more families in desperate need.
Then, off to to install four more internet cafe PC's (including refurb numb…

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150 in 3 months!

Yesterday our project turned 3 months old, and we are super happy to announce that we have completed refurbishment number 150!
It won't be delivered until tomorrow, but we're still calling that a massive WIN.

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A box of goodies!

We've been working very closely with Hearts & Hands recently, and with your donations to us, and in turn, our donations to them, we've been able to help out several families who were craving even basic internet access.
We've delivered a box of internet ready goodies to H&H headquarters today whic…

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Creating space!

We've fitted our 3rd desktop PC at The Den 101 today, to help create a quiet homework space and internet cafe in their soon-to-open youth hub. Massive thanks to Midland VW for sponsoring the parts costs for these machines, and to you lovely people for donating your unwanted kit!

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A sponsor!

We're pleased to be working with , who have agreed to sponsor the costs to refurbish every single one of the desktop PC's headed to in Rugeley!
We'll add their logo to every one of those desktops to show our thanks!

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A pleasure again!

Hearts and Hands have been a huge help to us in the last few weeks, enabling us to reach some really needy families through their own client base.
We're hearing some harrowing stories, and wherever we are needed, we vow to step up. We want to help everyone and we are determined to tackle digital …

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Add your ad!

**Local businesses**
How would you like to have your name or logo added to the desktop of our refurbished machines?
These are headed out to various community venues and homes, and our rates per device are very reasonable. Choose from text only or add your own logo.
Drop us a line if you are inter…

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Stars in our eyes!

For the past few weeks we've had the pleasure of working with Starfish Health And Wellbeing, who are doing amazing work in our area supporting isolated individuals with their mental health. They are stars, in our eyes.
Starfish had a junk room filled with surplus equipment and we offered to refur…

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Please update your records!

We've had some issues with our free email provider, and we have had to change our primary email for a better service. Please update your records where necessary, to freeitstafford@virginmedia.com

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Our first computer corner!

We've delivered our very first "Computer Corner", the result of our aim to place a free internet ready laptop or PC in every community centre and social hub we can lay our hands on, to tackle digital deprivation in society.
We've installed a desktop PC, along with a network printer, two laptops, …

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Helping to help others!

Through our friends at Hearts & Hands, we'd been made aware of a local family in crisis, who were struggling to access internet and schooling on a shared device which had well passed its prime.
When H&H explained the family's story, we just had to step in.
Today we've delivered a complete fami…

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A great article!

A local reporter got in touch and offered to write up an article, here is is :)

https://www.inyourarea.co.uk/news/stafford-man-refurbishes-unused-technology-to-give-to-those-in-need

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Mission continues!

Our news feed hasn't been too active the last few days, but it's been all go for us behind the scenes, and we bring you a couple of updates...
We're in the closing stages of our joint venture with a local mental wellbeing charity. In between refurbishing donations from the public, we've bee…

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Creating alliances!

Today we helped Childhood Cancer Parents' Alliance in Stafford.

We've gifted a laptop donated by one of you lovely people and refurbished by freeIT tech guys, so that they can progress a fund raiser project which relies on a specific software to scan the barcodes of second hand books :)

We've …

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Taking action!

Today we've been pleased to help out Flood Action with a free jazzy laptop for their volunteer team to use in their duties.

This means that funds which would have been spent on I.T. provisions can now be better used elsewhere in their mission.

We did it!

With the help of your very generous donations, freeIT can now boast 100 refurbished internet ready devices placed in 10 primary schools in our area.

Plus, we've gifted our first community laptop to Hearts and Hands Stafford!

Thank you all so much, this is just the beginning for freeIT!

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Are you missing something?

We've gained quite a collection of CD's and DVD's that have been left in the drives of your donated laptops.

If you are concerned that you are missing one, and had considered it gone for good, drop us a line as we may still have it.

We lent a helping hand!

We've been super chuffed today to be able to help out Hearts and Hands, who are doing amazing work in our community.

One of your very kind donations, a Sony laptop, has been refurbished and gifted to H&H to assist with their administration and publicity work.

It's been very warmly welcomed, an…

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We helped again!

Today we placed 6 more refurbished laptops in the care of Tillington Manor Primary, this takes our total now to 80 internet ready devices across 9 schools which have been donated by you lovely people and saved from a life in a drawer or landfill. 

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