Shop on This Summer and Donate to Schools in Need

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July 10, 2017

Suzanne HilkerStaff Writer


Summer is just heating up, but it’s already time to start to thinking about heading back to school.

Best Buy is teaming up with this back-to-school-season to help underserved schools receive much-needed technology for their classrooms. We know that youth from underserved communities often lack access to technology at home, and that goes for schools in those communities, too. Learning how to use technology is essential to preparing the next generation of talented people our country needs to compete in the global economy.

Through, customers who purchase from from July 9 to Sept. 9, 2017, will be given the opportunity to donate to schools in need who have requested technology equipment such as laptops, tablets and smart boards. is a nonprofit organization that empowers public school teachers from across the country to request the resources and experiences their students need. Since its founding by a Bronx history teacher in 2000, has fulfilled more than 900,000 project requests, reaching more than 22 million students.

Best Buy’s partnership with builds on our commitment to help underserved teens experience the benefits of technology to build their skills and prepare for future careers.

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