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Initial post: Nov 6, 2013 3:00:34 PM PST
I have 2 kindle DX's Graphite color, not new but very like new and one original Kindle Paperwhite that I no longer need. Any ideas on what to do with them? I would like to donate but not sure where and was looking for some helpful ideas. This forum can be very helpful and I would appreciate input. Thank you

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2013 3:08:06 PM PST
 nospin  says:
Put a notice up in a senior citizens' center ?

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 3:09:46 PM PST
Cathytg says:
Oh, how kind of you to think of donating! I'd ask your local public library if they can use them. If not, maybe an elementary school? Or a senior center? Because you can increase the font size so much, maybe they'd be useful.

Of course, they also have significant resale value.

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 3:13:19 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 6, 2013 3:22:29 PM PST
Cluny says:
Like the senior center idea as I have elderly friends who can only read large print books or those on screen that fonts can be enlarged......be sure and reset to factory settings!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2013 3:27:07 PM PST
Artist says:
You can donate the Paperwhite to Kindle for Troops:

http://ebooksfortroops.org/donate-a-kindle/

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 3:34:12 PM PST
Cindy says:
I work with special needs children and adults and would be willing to purchase them from you at a reasonable cost. I was hoping to pick a few kindles up for Christmas to give as gifts this year. Not pressuring you here - just offering.

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 3:39:26 PM PST
I work with a church that could give you tax deductible donation receipt.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2013 8:37:24 PM PST
Hi Cindy,

I would be happy to donate to you! Not sure how to contact without posting email address any suggestion? I have a special needs nephew and think that would be a great place for them to be used. I have access to UPS shipping and could easily get to you. Let me know.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2013 9:00:41 PM PST
Artist says:
Mary, click on Cindy's name at the top of her message.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2013 9:03:30 PM PST
WAM says:
Mary--if you click on Cindy's name in her post, you will see her email add on her profile. So nice of you to donate!!!

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 9:23:44 PM PST
I have emailed Cindy, thanks to all with great suggestions and help with the contact part! Your input was so helpful.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 1, 2014 4:14:56 PM PST
candygirl says:
still need a kindle Its the keyboard/wi-fi type. Its 3 years old but works great.
It does not have a power cord. If I sell or donate is it possible to erase whats on it?

Posted on Feb 1, 2014 5:10:44 PM PST
bookcrazy says:
Candy girll

I would am looking for a kindle to send to a deployed marine. I have an extra cord.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 1, 2014 5:34:27 PM PST
GnomeEd says:
Just reset it to factory settings. It's in the menu somewhere.
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