The Ladder Alliance will gladly accept your older computer equipment donations to enhance our teaching facilities and to replace our current systems as they fail. We also use computer donations for our Top of The Ladder awards.

 Computer Systems
 Computer systems should match or exceed this requirement   
  CPU2.4GHz (or faster) processor
  Memory 1GB (2GB preferred)
  Hard Drive 80 GB or better
  Optical Storage CD or DVD drive
  Graphics DirectX 9 or later
  Video SVGA or better

Equipment Donations

  • Laptop computers with similar specifications as above
  • LCD flat panel monitors
  • Standard USB keyboards
  • Optical mice
  • 80 GB (or larger) PATA (IDE) or SATA hard drives
  • Color laser printers


Equipment we don’t need

  • Inkjet printers
  • CRT monitors
  • Natural Keyboards
  • Computers that do not meet our minimum specifications


Equipment Delivery or Pick-Up
If you have individual components to donate, please deliver it to our address. Alternatively, if you have many systems that you wish to donate and are within a one hour driving distance of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, we can pick them up from you.

Data erasure admonishment

It is your responsibility to ensure that any and all storage devices you donate to us do not contain privileged information. Please follow your company’s data destruction policies prior to donating equipment.

You can download and use Darik’s Boot And Nuke (“DBAN”), a free, open source application, to securely erase the data on all storage devices prior to donation.