Updates from Reboot Sheboygan

Follow our progress as we try to keep technology out of landfills and in the hands of people that can use it!


Funded by Sheboygan SOUP

04/27/17

Sheboygan SOUP held their first local crowd-funding dinner April 27th. Reboot Sheboygan was one of 4 projects presented to attendees. The Reboot project received the most votes and subsequently was awarded with the $850 collected at the event! We are extremely grateful and excited to have been selected! We will be keeping track of how that seed money is spent in the about section of the site. Please follow along!

Organizational Meeting & Workspace

05/11/17

Reboot Sheboygan's cofounders met to solidify the logistics of this new program and get "the ball rolling" as quickly, and with as few hiccups, as possible!

We have also been granted use of a space to use as our work-shop at Goodside Grocery on N 8th St. and are currectly preparing it for us to start operations!

Granting Program Launched

04/26/18

We are now accepting applications for our Hardware Grants from Sheboygan area non-profit and not for profit organisations. If your organization is in need of hardware please apply!

Donate your used technology to Reboot

Please bring hardware donations to 1131 N 8th St (side door) on Thursdays 4pm - 7pm.

If you would like to schedule a different time please contact us.


How To Donate

Thursdays 4pm - 6pm
1131 N 8th St Sheboygan

Please bring your donations to the side door of our friends at Goodside Grocery.

Data Security

We take the security of your data seriously. We ensure any data storage devices we receive are wiped clean using Department of Defense standards. While hard drives are an important part of our operation, you may also choose to keep storage devices at the time of donation so that you can protect your data as you see fit.

How Donations Are Used

We use donated computers and computer parts to build useful machines that can be donated to Schools, Non-profits, and citizens that can make use of it. We attempt to use as much of every donation in the building of working computers as possible. The parts we are unable to use are brought to an E-Cycle Wisconsin registered facility to be recycled.

Things We Need

  • Computers less than 10 years old
  • Laptops less than 10 years old
  • Tablets
  • Working LCD Monitors
  • Hard Drives
  • RAM
  • Working Computer Parts & Accessories
  • Keyboards & Mice
  • Networking Equipment

Things We'll Take

Suggested $15 donation on these items
  • Computers over 10 years old
  • Laptops over 10 years old
  • LCD Monitors
  • Routers
  • Gaming systems
  • Computer Parts & Accessories

Things We Won't Take

  • CRT Monitors
  • Televisions
  • Printers
  • Modems

Reboot Hardware Grants

Reboot makes in-kind grants of refurbished electronic equipment to eligible organizations. The computer hardware that we grant is used. We receive it from donations made by individuals and organizations in our community. It is then refurbished by our staff and volunteers.

We primarily grant complete PC computers which come installed with either Windows or Linux Mint as an operating system. All of these systems are excellent for typical office tasks, such as word processing and browsing the web.

We are now accepting applications for our Hardware Grants from Sheboygan area non-profit and not for profit organisations. If your organization is in need of hardware please apply!

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About Reboot

Reboot is a group of people that believe too many useful computers sit unused and unloved in storage, or find their way to dumps, or recycling facilities, and that too few people have access to and education with computers. We seek to rescue those computers from destruction and refurbish them to prolong their usefulness. We do this by accepting unused or broken computers from businesses and community members refurbishing them and responsibly recycling what we can't reuse. Then when we have working systems we find organizations and community members that are in need of computers and distribute them. We also plan to educate community members by hosting workshops and livestreams.


Meet Our Team

We are a group of friends that came together because of our love for computers, video games, and general geekery. We realized we could combine our powers and achieve a tangible goal while doing things we love and formed Reboot!

Alex Hart

Co-Founder

Matt Hinz

Co-Founder

Dan Michel

Co-Founder

Dane Schaefer

Co-Founder

Contact Us

Do you have a question, or feedback? Want to lend a hand or make a donation? Please get in touch!


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