Palm Tree Tech Center is known for our adherence to personal integrity and family values, with a caring attitude that extends beyond the doors of our store. We are a good steward of what has been provided to us in owning Palm Tree Tech Center. Our active involvement in community service is another “old fashioned way” of establishing name recognition and providing customer service at a personal level. We will guide you in setting up your own program, so you can give back to the community while enhancing your store’s profile.
Computers for Needy Families & Organizations…
Computers 4 Kids – This arm of Palm Tree Tech Center enables us to make an impact on the local community by donating refurbished computer systems to individuals and charities. Our primary focus is on high school, middle school and elementary school students to help them fully participate in class and become prepared to compete in our technological society.
Visit The Computers 4 Kids web site for more information.
Community Food Drives
Palm Tree Tech Center and their team members believe in giving back to the community. In fact we believe that all our customers feel the same! Twice a year Palm Tree Tech Center in Oviedo and Sanford collect food for the needy the food is then distributed through local food banks such as the HOPE FOUNDATION in Oviedo. The food collected in each facility goes to food banks in the individual cities it is collected.
Operation Christmas Child
Palm Tree Tech Center Collects Christmas Shoe boxes for operation Christmas Child
How to Pack a Shoebox
|Use an empty cardboard or plastic shoebox (average size). You can wrap the box, lid separately, but wrapping is not required.|
|2. BOY OR GIRL|
|Decide whether your gift will be for a boy or a girl, and the age category: 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14. Download and print the appropriate boy/girl label. Mark the correct age category and tape the label to the top of your box.|
|3. FILL WITH GIFTS|
|Fill the box with a variety of gifts that will bring delight to a child.|
|4. INCLUDE $7 DONATION PER BOX|
|Help cover shipping and other costs related to delivering your shoeboxes to children overseas by donating $7 for each gift you prepare. You can give online to discover the destination of your box. Or, you can write a check to Samaritan’s Purse (note “OCC” on the memo line) and place it in an envelope on top of the items inside your shoebox. If you are preparing multiple gifts, please make one combined donation. Note: Follow Your Box is only available through online giving.|
|5. DROP OFF|
|Place a rubber band around each closed shoebox and bring it to any Palm Tree Computer Systems location nearest you during National Collection Week, November 17–24, 2014.|
You can pick a box up from any of our facilities, Fill it and drop it off at any Palm Tree Tech Center.