Invest in Youth

“We couldn’t have done it without programs like C4K!! Thank you all so much! So much love!” 

– Zakia, Mother of C4K Alum Maria, Virginia Commonwealth University Class of 2016.

100% of your investment goes to supporting local youth from low-income households build skills for life success and develop positive caring relationships with mentors. Your financial support or hardware donation can help us continue to meet these important needs in our community.

Since 2001, C4K has:

  • Served 1,500 youth
  • Delivered more than 35,000 hours of STEM mentoring
  • Provided hundreds of hours of educational programming each year
  • Refurbished and distributed more than 700 computers 

Make a financial investment

Give online or donate by mail. Checks should be made payable to Computers4Kids, 945 Second St. SE, Charlottesville, VA 22902

C4K is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. Donations are typically fully deductible for donors who itemize deductions on Schedule A of their personal income tax return. C4K accepts donations of marketable securities.

Each year, C4K has a limited number of Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits available for eligible donations. Members of C4K’s Trustee’s Circle are given priority on receiving tax credits. For more information contact Kala Somerville at 434-817-1121 x3.

Individuals may donate to C4K through:

Commonwealth of VA Campaign – C4K’s ID # is 3849
Combined Federal Campaign – C4K’s ID # is 75943

Give a Laptop

Donate to C4K and empower our youth with your technology equipment!  C4K takes donations of laptops (Windows 10 capable) MacBooks and tablets. We accept donations between 9am and 5pm Monday through Friday. Please complete our donation form and bring it with your donation.  Please call before coming by so we can be sure a staff person is available to take your donation. Click here for directions.

Create a Birthday Campaign to raise funds for C4K on Facebook!

Facebook doesn’t charge fees on fundraisers for non-profits – click here for more information!

Give a Vehicle

Donate your car, boat, truck, trailer, boats, RV’s, motorcycles, off road vehicles and other heavy equipment to the CARS program and C4K will receive the proceeds!  CARS will even pick your car up.  Call 1-888-500-RIDE for details or click below:

Give your Time 

Donate your time as a mentor. Contact Tricia Howell, Mentor Coordinator at 434-817-1121 ex. 2 or to learn more.

Give when you shop at Amazon!

Shop using Amazon.Smile and choose C4K to benefit! Amazon donates a percentage of each sale to C4K.


Give when you shop online at 3,071 online stores!

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